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So far Beckett Stokes has created 13 blog entries.

Marriage and Patrolling

By |2020-11-12T16:46:42+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Faces of the NSP, Ski Patrol Magazine|

How our patrolling candidacy strengthened our marriage By David Flynn (Originally published in Ski Patrol Magazine) When my then-girlfriend Rosemary and I finished a tour with the ski school, we decided that the next step in our evolution was to try out for the patrol. For us, there were several obvious benefits, such as learning to [...]

Ski Resorts Promote Sustainability

By |2020-11-06T18:46:22+00:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Member News and Information, Ski Patrol Magazine|

Patrols, like Arapahoe Basin, take a leadership role By Lindsay DeFrates Photos courtesy of Arapahoe Basin The morning meeting runs smoothly. Tony Cammarata, the operations director/ski patrol director at Arapahoe Basin for the last 10 years, runs through the daily assignments of duties. He then covers the pass-on topics like first aid and safety discussions. The [...]

Hearing from Patrollers of Color

By |2020-10-09T20:08:58+00:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Faces of the NSP, Member News and Information, Ski Patrol Magazine|

By Meegan Moszynski, NSP Executive Director As the national conversation about racism amplified in late spring 2020, the national staff and I started to think about how NSP could contribute. Our 10-year strategic plan addresses our vision to “have increased membership numbers, diversity and increased retention” and ensure that “all of our members have compelling stories [...]

Pay your 2020 dues by June 30!

By |2020-06-25T17:08:32+00:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

If you have not already done so, you need to pay your 2020 dues by JUNE 30. After June 30, you will need to call the national office to pay your 2020 dues over the phone with a credit card or send in a check by mail. Please help us prevent a backlog of calls to [...]

Where’s Everyone Else?

By |2020-06-15T17:15:42+00:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Faces of the NSP, NSP News, Ski Patrol Magazine|

Growth opportunities in ski patrol with minorities By Mandela Echefu  (Editor's note: This story was originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of Ski Patrol Magazine. We are re-publishing it here because of its relevance to the current conversation about diversity, and the experience of black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC)  in areas -- liker [...]

COVID-19 Updates

By |2020-11-24T16:28:25+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We will be posting updates from NSP offices about changes and adjustments that our staff and programs are making in response to the shifting situation around COVID-19. How you can help. Check this page for information about how NSP members can help in their communities or in national efforts. All NSP courses must comply [...]

Letter from Executive Director Meegan Moszynski

By |2020-03-16T21:52:05+00:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: NSP News, Safety|

Dear NSP Community, I am sure you are all aware how COVID-19 is impacting nearly every aspect of private and public life now. Many ski areas and resorts have closed in line with requests and recommendations to eliminate opportunities for large crowds to assemble. We know these closures have very real ramifications for everyone in our [...]

Are you grateful for your patrol? For ski patrolling? Remember NSP on #GivingTuesday!

By |2019-11-25T23:30:27+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Member News and Information, NSP News|

Remember NSP and local ski patrols with a Facebook Fundraiser for #GivingTuesday!

Patrolling – It’s all in the family

By |2019-11-05T21:24:04+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Faces of the NSP, NSP News|

By Jay Galeota, Mountian Creek Patrol, New Jersey When I started patrolling 30 years ago this season I remember thinking that someday I would be older and a dad and maybe, just maybe, my kids would want to be patrollers too. Well the years pass faster than any of us know when we are young [...]

2020 Membership Dues

By |2019-10-15T15:01:49+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Member News and Information|

By Bill Finley, NSP Finance and Operations Director At NSP, our vision calls us to be the premier provider of outdoor rescue education, increase recruitment and retention, expand our reach into other sports and events, be financially self-sustaining, and provide all members with successful patrolling experiences. With this backdrop, in April the NSP board of directors [...]