Winter CBVA Level #1 Guide Course training

  Are you interested in training to become a bear viewing guide? We have a host of flexible dates over this winter (2021/2022) for our CBVA Level #1 Guide Course. See below for more details or click HERE

We will be offering the CBVA Level #1 Guide Course training Live Interactive sessions using Zoom on the following dates:

Session 1 - 18 to 20 January 2022

Session 2 -  22 to 24  February 2022

Session 3 -  22 to 24 March 2022

Session 4 -  19 to 21 April 2022

The Field Sessions will take place in the Comox Valley, on Vancouver Island on the following dates:

Field Session 1 - 26 March 2022

Field Session 2 - 27 March 2022

Field Session 3 - 30 March 2022

Field Session 4 -  1 May 2022

Please note that you can register for the dates that suit your schedule. For example, if you register for Session 1 for the Zoom training, you can register for Session 4 of the field training. This is a dynamic schedule made for flexibility over the winter months.

Other field session locations might be offered depending on demand in a requested location and scheduling.

This course is not a “Love you and leave you” type of program. Instead, think of this as a 3-year mentorship where you can ask questions and share your experiences with new and experienced guides…

When you join the CBVA Level  #1 Guide Course, you’ll receive…

* Over 30 hours of LIVE Interactive Coaching Sessions

* Face to Face Field Session

* Invitations to Pre-Season Review Sessions

* Invitation to End of Season “Lessons Learned” Debrief Session

* Bear Viewing Guide Resource Manual

* CBVA Level 1 Bear Viewing Guide Certificate

* Worksafe Bear Safety and Awareness Certificate

* Access to all training material for three years

* Invitation to Professional Development Pop Up MasterClasses

* Email support

* Invitation to a private Facebook Community

* One-year CBVA guide membership and logbook

Your investment for the CBVA Level  #1 Guide Course Certification and Bear Safety and Awareness Certificate is…. $750 plus GST

If you are ready to learn the strategies and steps to manage an unexpected encounter when you are guiding or want to work with a bear viewing company this coming tourism season, we invite you to register early to reserve the course dates that suit your schedule. Don’t miss out on your preferred dates, there will only be a maximum of 10 participants per session.

Click on this link to confirm your spot, so you can be ready to start taking guests bear viewing for the 2022 season. Please confirm DIRECTLY with Daryl if you will be participating in one of these courses.

https://daryldancer.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/77

If you are not ready to learn the strategies and steps to manage an unexpected encounter when you are guiding or want to work with a bear viewing company this coming season. That’s okay too! 

I’d like to invite you to click on the link below and add your name to the course list so that we can stay connected.

https://daryldancer.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/77

If you'd like to do more, consider donating money to the Commercial Bear Viewing Association.
You can earmark your donation specifically for research or conservation and you can be assured that
we will make your donation make a difference for bears in British Columbia.

Please contact us for more information