NSP PROGRAMS

Ohio Region offers an Advisor for each of the listed programs.  Feel free to contact the listed Program Advisor if you have further questions concerning our NSP Programs.  Be sure to follow the calendar link above for information on program offering dates and related information.

Alumni

What is an Alumni Member? An Alumni member is a special registration category for people who  no longer want to provide emergency care or rescue services but wish to continue their involvement with the National Ski Patrol. The NSP Alumni Members started in 1977 to maintain contact with former members and keep them informed of …

Avalanche

The NSP provides several layers of avalanche education. They are designed to fit the needs of different audiences with different backgrounds, interests, and geographical conditions. The Ohio region offers two of the three NSP avalanche programs – Avalanche Awareness and Level 1 – Module 1 – Classroom.   One is Avalanche Awareness and is an introduction …

Awards

Ohio region has a long history of outstanding patrollers.  The nomination process is below.  You are the key to nominating your outstanding peers.  At the end of this page, you will find a list of award winners starting in 1968,  ( Ohio Region has a long history of outstanding patrollers.  Our awards list is in 3 …

Certified

Welcome to the Certified Program for the Ohio Region   Certified Mission Statement Certified is a national skills development and verification program that provides a readily identifiable resource of highly motivated, skilled, and knowledgeable patrollers to better serve NSP, ski area management and the outdoor recreation community. Central Division Certified Program Prerequisites NSP membership status: …

Instructor Development

Welcome to the Ohio Region’s Instructor Development Page  Instructor Development The National Ski Patrol (NSP) doesn’t grow patrollers, it builds them. Each patroller learns his or her skills from a certified NSP instructor. These hardworking instructors are the backbone of all NSP education programs; without them, there would be no patrollers. The skills learned in …

Mountain Travel Rescue

Mountain Travel and Rescue program provides students with the knowledge and skills to travel in comfort and safety in an outdoor environment, assist in search and rescue efforts, either as a team member or as a leader, and plan and conduct a successful multi-day trip into a winter environment. Both the Basic and Advanced courses …

Nordic

Nordic Program Ohio Region is fortunate to have two Nordic Patrols, Cuyahoga Nordics and the Ohio Nordics.  We will continue to update this page as new information and pictures are received.  Check back soon! Cuyahoga Nordics Ski Patrol The Cuyahoga Nordics Ski Patrol is a volunteer association affiliated with Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Our duties …

NSP-C Snowsports School

Welcome to the NSP-C Snowsports School!  We are excited to have many offerings for you this year to improve your ski/riding skills.   Events are scheduled and ready for you.  All events noted with * will include a variety of sessions for different interests such as: ski/ride enhancement for more fun on the slopes, ski dynamics, …

Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC)

Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) is the one thread that ties all members of the National Ski Patrol together. It is the one common training for patrollers of all types, Alpine, Nordic, Auxiliary, Paid, and Volunteer. Outdoor Emergency Care is a sequenced, competency-based education program taught at the same level as the EMT-B course content. OEC …

Outdoor Emergency Transportation (OET)

Unique to the National Ski Patrol, the Transportation Program offers guidelines for area management to use to set the standard of training for its patrollers who operate toboggans. From training of basic candidates to honing the skills of Transportation instructors, this program ensures training opportunities for NSP Patrollers. In the Ohio Region, the OET program …

Senior Program

A guide for the path to becoming a Senior Patroller (formerly Senior Auxiliary) or a Senior Alpine Patroller: Ohio Region Senior Flowchart “The Senior Program is designed to provide a forum in which patrollers can enhance personal skiing/snowboarding and toboggan-handling proficiency, improve their ability to manage OEC-related problems and expand their overall patrolling knowledge and skills.  …

Womens Program-Ohio Region

Ready, Set, GO to the 2018 Ohio Region Women’s Clinic. Please join us again this year for our 2018 Women’s program.  The event will be held the weekend of Feb 10 & 11 at Boston Mills.  The cost for this event is $48.   This cost includes your lift tickets for 2 days skiing, Saturday night dinner and swag bag for …