Team Leadership Training

Franklin Point viewing platform, San Mateo County, California.

Omega Wolf Trails day-long team leadership training sessions make use of the public spaces (forests, foothills, vineyards, and coastlines) surrounding Silicon Valley in order to strengthen group-based skill sets in ways that are fascinating, fun, and formative of character.

Each session enhances divergent thinking skills and improves group-based leadership abilities while also exposing participants to innovative methods of managing their work-life harmonies in ways that include increased time spent in nature.

In 2021-2022, we are offering four different day-long team leadership training sessions that will take place in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the Santa Clara Valley foothills, the vineyards and trails along Monte Bello Ridge, and the Pacific coastline of San Mateo County.

For details on the four locations where these training sessions are offered, please visit the Locations Page.

Please visit the Gear Page for recommended suggestions on what to bring to be prepared well for the outdoor component of each session.

We also offer an intensive, retreat-style workshop that will take place in 2021-2022 in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County, California. For further information and pricing, please visit our Workshop Page.

For answers to what makes our approach to team leadership training different from the competition and other useful information to help you make an informed decision about signing up for a future session or workshop, please visit our FAQ Page.

The Basics

Cost: $250/ person

Group Size: 4-10 max.

Duration: 6-8 hours.

Locations for 2021:

  • #1 Purisima Creek Redwoods & Buck’s Restaurant, Woodside, CA
  • #2 Windy Hill Open Space Preserve and The Village Pub, Woodside, CA
  • #3 Monte Bello Open Space Preserve and Ridge Vineyards, Cupertino, CA
  • #4 Franklin Point Trails & Venus Spirits Bar and Kitchen, Santa Cruz, CA

The Objectives

Enhanced team cohesion and verbal communication skills.

Improved capacity to problem-solve quickly and flexibly in unlikely circumstances and settings.

Augmented divergent thinking and brain-storming abilities.

Exposure to alternative forms of group-based leadership where there is no fixed hierarchy.

Improved health and fitness.

Appreciation for the natural world and its beneficial role to one’s own work-life balance.

Personal creative renewal and inner transformation.

The Details

Meet at a fixed place and time with hiking gear, water, and a light snack.

Complete a series of tasks pre-assigned by the omega team member and training session organizer within a limited timeframe.

Coordinate the return as a group to the starting point and then proceed to a pre-determined site for a group meal and discussion session.

Prepare post-session reflections and submit them to training session organizer, who will provide individual feedback.   

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”

— John Muir

Simple can be harder than complex. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.”

— Steve Jobs

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