A Mountain LEAD certification is the beginning of a lifelong commitment to outdoor excellence through leadership and continuing education.
Our programs are designed to help volunteers become the best at what they do. We help our members deliver high quality outdoor educational experiences.
MEA establishes rigorous safety protocols and leadership standards that are the hallmark of excellence in outdoor leadership.
Mountain LEAD standards are built by volunteers for volunteers. With consistent and rigorous standards, outdoor organizations can provide the skills and leadership required to safely experience the outdoors
MEA standard are clearly articulated. Its training protocols are comprehensive and replicable. MEA’s assessments are consistent and transparent.
If you are a volunteer who would like to get involved in MEA programming, you can view our upcoming programs below and contact one of our partner organizations directly.
Interesting in an MEA training? You can see all scheduled programs here. Please contact the partner organization for details.