2023 Leave No Trace Trainer Course
*POSTPONED - will occur later in 2023 - more information and details will be shared when available.*
This course helps you learn Leave No Trace skills and how to teach these skills.
On completion of the course, participants will be prepared to: Understand, demonstrate, and teach Leave No Trace techniques to friends, family, scouting groups and other community groups. Teach the BSA Leave No Trace 101 Awareness course and general Leave No Trace Awareness classes as well as lead activities at Scouting events. Assist Scouts with earning their Advancement and BSA Outdoor Ethics Awards. Lead discussions on outdoor ethics and help others explore their own personal ethic.
Those completing the course will be Leave No Trace Trainers, recognized by Leave No Trace and BSA.
Dates: Friday March 24th 6PM through Sunday 11AM March 26th. Must be pre-registered.
Where: Miller Dining Hall, Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation
Who: Adult Leaders: Cub Scout, Scouts BSA, Crews, High Adventure contingent leaders, BALOO & IOLS course instructors, District and Council training teams, Camp Staff, camp masters, rangers, Wood Badge participants, Order of the Arrow members, and Commissioners.
Scouts, Venturers, Sea Scouts: Age 14 and older who paddle, climb, hike, sail, camp, High Adventure Crews, NYLT participants, Outdoor Ethics Guides, Order of the Arrow members, camp counselors in training, and Camp Staff. It meets training useful for the Eagle leadership position of responsibility, Outdoor Ethics Guide, and leader specific training. Completion of this course can qualify for requirement #5 for your BSA Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award. Youth are required to attend with one unit leader so they are getting the same training.
Cost: $65 per person which includes food, training materials, and recognitions
Format: All participants must attend all in-person sessions at camp and complete assignments to be Certified. No refunds after the start of the course. This is a front-country course so participants should be prepared to camp. There will be some individual homework that each participant will need to complete on their own. Because this is a training course to prepare you to teach, each participant will be required to make a 15-minute presentation on a Leave No Trace Principle.
Questions: Contact Ross Stowell, Leave No Trace Master Educator and HMC Conservation Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation
Friday 03-24-2023 6:00 PM ET to
Sunday 03-26-2023 11:00 AM ET
Coords: 40.5447208, -76.2276016
402 Blue Mountain Road
Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania 17972
03-07-2023 11:59 PM