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On an early-morning hike in North Carolina’s Great Smoky Mountains, your group stops to enjoy some blueberries growing along the trail. Just when someone spots a small black bear cub, the mother bear lunges from the bushes and attacks — with near-fatal results.

Can you work as a team to save an injured person’s life – addressing five strategy options and ranking 10 backpack items? The simulation deals with group decision making under pressure and the value of teamwork.

Black Bear is the ideal training tool for any group that works in a high-pressure environment. Inspired by a real life six-month hike of the Appalachian Trail, this survival adventure incorporates expert information from many books on the Smokies, wilderness survival, and backcountry rescue,

Category: Simulations
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Black Bear Participant Guide


Self Assessment: Order One Per Participant.

The Black Bear Participant Guide includes the adventure scenario, pressure-sensitive scoring, background information, team worksheets, and action planning.

Code: 239
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Black Bear Facilitator Set


Facilitator Guide: Order One Guide Per Trainer.

Includes everything trainers need to deliver a successful learning experience including background information, administrative guidelines, a step-by-step workshop outline, expert rationale, alternative training designs, a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, and sample participant materials.

Code: 239G

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