All of our leaders are caring and dedicated outdoor professionals who have experience conducting youth programs and outdoor activities. They come from a wide range of backgrounds. Some are attending graduate school, while others are school teachers or year-round outdoor leaders. They are all 21 years of age or older and hold current wilderness medicine certiﬁcations. Crew leaders have primary responsibility for conducting all aspects of the National Crew program, including meeting you at the airport, shopping for food, setting up camp, and conducting the program to ensure the emotional and physical wellbeing of all crew members.