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The Metropolitan Mountaineering Society accepts members through a recruitment held once every year particularly in the months of January to May. The recruitment is done via the annual Basic Mountaineering Course training held by the organization. Though recruitment only happens once a year, interested applicants are invited to join all of the activites of MMS as guest throughout the year for them to be able to know the organization more, particularly it's culture before making the final decision of joining. It is adviced that interested applicants read our consitution and by laws. If you are decided in joining us, please e-mail us through


PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES SECTION
PROPOSED TRAINING SCHEDULE/PROGRAM FOR BATCH 2001
ACTIVITIES:

Contact persons for batch 2001 Recruitment :

 

Orientation : January 13, 2001
3:00 - 5:00 PM, Max Restaurant, Greenbelt Makati City
Fee : 150 Php (venue/snacks)

1st Meeting: MODE: Lecture #1 BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE

Place: Policarpio Farm, Sta. Maria, Bulacan
Coordinator/TL: Rommel Bista and Anne Castro
Date: Jan 27-28, 2000 (Saturday & Sunday)
Theme: Getting to Know Each Other

2nd Meeting: MODE: Climb # 1 FIRST MINOR CLIMB

Place: Mt. Manbu, Sto. Tomas Batangas
Coordinator/TL: Jodes Coates and Amy Curameng
Date: February 10-11, 2001 (Saturday & Sunday)
Theme: Team Building

3rd Meeting: MODE: Lecture # 2 STREET ORIENTEERING AND INDOOR CLIMBING

Place: Ortigas Center and Power-up Pasig
Coordinator/TL Indoor Climbing : Lenin Mojares and Mel Malimata
Coordinator/TL Street Orienteering : Josel Joaquin and Mark Santos
Date: February 24-25, 2001 (Saturday-Sunday)
Lecture: Basics on Climbing
Theme: Making Right Decisions with Directions

4th Meeting: MODE: Lecture/Climb # 2 SECOND MINOR CLIMB AND MMS 7TH ANNIVERSARY

    Place: Mt. Makiling, Laguna
    Coordinator/TL: Trish Felicilda and Peter Barrios
    Date: March 10-11, 2000 (Saturday & Sunday)
    Lecture: Map Reading and Land Navigation
    Theme: Unity in One Name

5th Meeting: Mode: Lecture #3 WILDERNESS ETHICS

Place: To be announced
Coordinator/TL: Leah Manalo and EJ Jose
Date: March 24 -25, 2001 (Saturday-Sunday)
Theme: Wilderness Ethics

6th Meeting: Mode: Climb # 3 FIRST MAJOR CLIMB

    Place: Mt. Banahaw, Quezon
    Coordinator/TL: Oyie Margallo and Carl Chua
    Date: March 31 - April 1, 2001 (Saturday & Sunday)
    Theme: Keeping Strength, Courage and Endurance

7th Meeting: Mode: Climb # 4 SECOND MAJOR CLIMB

    Place: Mt. Guting-Guiting, Romblon and/or Mt. Ugu, Benguet
    Coordinator/TL:Maane Santiago and Jerry Jose
    Date: April 11-15, 2001 (Wednesday - Sunday)
    Theme: Wilderness Retreat

8th Meeting: Mode: Lecture # 4 OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING

    Place: Montalban, Rizal
    Coordinator/TL: Tonie Santos and Kel Magdaleno
    Date: April 28-29, 2001
    Lecture: MMS Constitution
    Theme: Hanging Unto Each Other

9th Meeting: Mode: Sports Fest ALL MUST ATTEND: BEACHINEERING

    Place: Manila/ Puerto Galera  - Sabang Beach
    Coordinator/TL: Edward Valencia, David Oquias, Allan Palomares, Mitz Picardal
    Date: May 5-6, 2001 Sportfest / May 12-13 Beechineering
    Theme: Unity Through Sports

    Others :

    - May 26-27, 2001 Make-up climb
    - June 2-3, 2001 Induction Party
    - November 1-4 2001 Induction Climb


Lecturers:

Physical Training and Diet - Dr. Jodes Coates
Equipment
- Mitz and Josel, with the help of Keith Villaruel
Mountaineering in the Philippines -
Mark Santos
Climb Composition
- Naidz Fontelera
Trail Movement - Maane Santiago
Camp Management - Tina Arevalo
Land Navigation - Manny Zacarias, with the help of Dr. Ed Martinez
Ropemanship - Edward Valencia
First Aid - Dr. Peter Quilala and Peter Barrios
Wilderness Ethics - Jaday 

Fee: (To be annouced - breakdown shown below)

MMS Book
Training Manual
T-Shirt
Ropes
Token for Lecturers
Sportsfest - Amoranto Fields and Swimming Pool, Bowling, Sing-Along
Rental/Fee for the Venue of the Climbs/Lectures
Miscellaneous - posters, flyers, ID, questionnaires, handouts

Proposed Activities for the Sportsfest:

May 1:
AM: Running
- Single (M/F), Relay, Obstacle Course
PM: Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming - Single (M/F) Relay

 May 5:
AM: Bowling
PM: Singing Contest 

May 6:
AM: Bikathon
PM: Indoor Climb

Beachineering:
AM: Eco-Challenge
Noontime: Cooking Contest
PM: Ms. MMS

 

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