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Leave No Trace Trainer Course - BSA Outdoor Ethics
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Leave No Trace Trainer Course - BSA Outdoor Ethics

10/10/2014 to 10/12/2014

When: 10/10-10/12/14
Starts 5pm Friday
Where: Izaak Walton League, Germantown MD
18301 Waring Station Road
Germantown, Maryland  20874
United States
Paul Schimke
Paul Schimke

Phone: 301-906-0069

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.

What is the purpose of this class?
The Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturing, and Sea Scout programs all include outdoor stewardship, care for the environment, and Leave No Trace as part of their programs. This course is offered to train adults and youth aged 14+ to serve their units and districts as Leave No Trace Trainers and as Outdoor Ethics Trainers. Every Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturing, and Sea Scout unit should have at least one Leave No Trace/Outdoor Ethics Trainer. A Boy Scout must complete this course before he can serve in the Troop Leave No Trace Trainer position.

Who should attend? Venturers, Sea Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Boy Scouts aged 14+; adult Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity, Venturing, and Sea Scout leaders; and District and Council leaders and trainers.

What will I learn? This course is designed to enhance your understanding of Leave No Trace practices and
outdoor ethics, and to increase your level of expertise and confidence in teaching Leave No Trace skills.

This class is both active and highly interactive. You will be introduced to concepts and methods that will advance your knowledge of Leave No Trace issues in both developed and high adventure environments, expand your repertoire of low-impact skills, and increase your effectiveness in teaching these important skills to others.

On completion of this course, participants will be registered as Leave No Trace Trainers with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and with the BSA. Students will receive Leave No Trace teaching materials, a certificate of course completion, a Leave No Trace Trainer lapel pin, and a BSA Leave No Trace Trainer card.

This course is instructed by nationally designated Leave No Trace Master Educators and Trainers. Attendance for the entire duration of the training is required.

Location: Izaak Walton League, Germantown, MD
Dates: October 10, 2014 (5 pm) to October 12 (10 am)

Cost: $38, non-refundable, which includes fees and materials. Meals are not included.
Registration deadline for this course is September 26, 2014.

Registration is via the NCAC website.

(Campsite location, equipment list, and other course details will be emailed to participants upon registration. Each participant will have an assignment to prepare for the training.)

For additional information, please contact course director Paul Schimke at or 301.906.0069

See attached flyer: LNT Trainer Course October 2014

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