Meet the First Winner of the James Slattery Award

Watch Western Appalachian Region YAP Advisor Anna Hermann as she interviews Hidden Valley Ski Patrol YAP Gracie Gonzalez about her experiences at last year’s 2023 Eastern Division YAP Summit held at Smugglers’ Notch. Gracie talked about what inspired her to become a patroller, what a wonderful learning experience the division YAP event was, and how it affected her growth as a young patroller and as a young adult. Gracie was the first YAP to receive the James Slattery Award. Read about Jim Slattery, the Division’s Oldest Junior, in the next issue of Trail Sweep.

Click the link for more information about the Eastern Division Young Adult Patroller program.

What’s Ahead…Calendar Reminders

The Eastern Division and the NSP offer a variety of events, programs, and opportunities for all patrollers. The following are calendar reminders of some of the opportunities available in the next few months. Click on the links for more details.

WOMEN’S PROGRAM EVENT
Gore, ENY – February 24-25

PATROLLER STRESS AWARENESS FORUMS
Begin March 13, 2024, at 7 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 872 9811 1272
If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Mingus, MD, Eastern Division Patroller Stress Awareness Advisor by email or phone 646-522-1451

WOMEN’S PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
The application and additional information can be found on the Women’s Program Scholarship page accepted through March 15, 2024

YAP SUMMIT 2024
Smugglers’ Notch, VT – March 8-11, 2024

CERTIFIED EXAM
Sugarbush, VT – March 14-17, 2024

POWDERFALL
Vail. CO
APRIL 10 – 14, 2024
Register Now

 

Division YAP Summit Announcement

I’m Craig Larson, the Eastern Division Young Adult Patroller (YAP) Supervisor, and you caught me decorating for Christmas. I’m glad you are reading this because I have news to share with everyone!

Watch the video and spread the news to your fellow YAPs and their parents!

 

 

Watch for details coming soon on the YAP Events page of PatrollerSchool. The YAP Summit fills up fast, so don’t wait. Keep your eyes and ears peeled, watching for registration to open.  Save the dates and start planning for the 2024 YAP Summit at Smugglers’ Notch, March 8th to 12th.