Baltimore Area Council - Leave No Trace Level I Course

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Leave No Trace Level I Course

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Learn more in-depth about the seven principles of Leave No Trace and best practices for implementing them in a hands-on environment, including how to teach them to others.


Scouts and Venturers age 14 and older, crews attending treks at Philmont or Northern Tier, adult Scout leaders in all programs (Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouting), summer camp staff, Campmasters, District & Council training team members


  • How to minimizing impact in the outdoors by making informed and conscientious decisions
  • Hands-on activities and games to illustrate the importance and meaning of the Leave No Trace principles
  • Backcountry techniques, such as how to select a campsite, hang and use a bear bag, dig a cat hole, dispose of dishwater, and build a mound fire
  • Effective ways to teach others about Leave No Trace, including teaching presentations by all participants


Registration deadline: November 3, 2023 Check in: Friday, November 10 at 7:00 pm Departure: Sunday, November 12 by noon

Cost: $50 per adult participant, $45 per youth participant


  • A desire to learn more about LNT and to teach others about it
  • Prepare a presentation on one of the LNT principles to deliver on course (will be assigned prior to arrival)

All participants will receive an email by November 6 with their teaching assignment, equipment list, and campsite location.

When & Where
Camp Saffran
Friday 11-10-2023 7:00 PM ET to
Sunday 11-12-2023 12:00 PM ET Past
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