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2023 Leave No Trace Trainer Course


2023 Leave No Trace Trainer Course
Date/Time
Registration Begins
3/14/2023 8:00 AM
Last Day To Register
4/14/2023 5:00 PM
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MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL, BSA

LEAVE NO TRACE TRAINER COURSE

               Sponsored By: 

 

COURSE:

This course helps you learn Leave No Trace skills and how to teach these skills. It meets training needed 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. Those who complete the course are prepared to:

  1. Understand, demonstrate, and teach Leave No Trace techniques of the 7 LNT Principles to friends, family, scouting groups, and other community groups.
  2. Teach the BSA Leave No Trace 101 Awareness course and general Leave No Trace Awareness classes, and lead activities at Scouting events.
  3. Assist others earn their BSA Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award & Action Awards.
  4. Lead discussions on outdoor ethics and help others explore their own personal outdoor ethic.

      Those completing the course will be BSA Leave No Trace Trainers, recognized by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and the BSA.  

DATES:

Friday 6:00 PM through Saturday 8:00 PM, April 21-22, 2023

WHERE:

Nature Lodge, Trexler Scout Reservation

WHO: 

Unit Leaders for Packs, Troops, Crews, Ships and Youth leaders 14 and older (Scouts, Venturers, Sea Scouts). We strongly recommend that if a youth attends then one of the unit leaders also attend so they are getting the same training. This course is recommended for the following -

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.

Adult Leaders: Cub Scout, Scouts BSA, Crews, Ships, 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.  

FORMAT:

All participants must attend all in-person sessions at camp and complete assignments to graduate. No refunds after start of course. 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.

COST:

$50.00 per person includes food, training materials, and recognitions

TRAINERS:

Wayne Gross and Dave Karner, Leave No Trace Master Educators and the MTC Leave No Trace Trainers Team

QUESTIONS:

Contact Wayne E. Gross, Leave No Trace Master Educator

Minsi Trails Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate

email: wegseg@msn.com  

Equipment:

For the in-person instruction: uniform, camp chair, canteen, presentation materials, tent, camping equipment, personal gear, mess kit, hand sanitizer, BSA Medical Parts A and B.

Registration:

Registration and full payment deadline is Friday, April 14 at 5 PM Register at the Council website: http://www.minsitrails.org/http://www.minsitrails.org/event/2023-leave-no-trace-trainer-course/2972391 Welcome letter, instructions for 15-minute presentation, the LNT Center for Outdoor Ethics Release and other information will be emailed prior to the training.

" Using the power of science, education and stewardship, Leave No Trace is on a mission to ensure a sustainable future for the outdoors and the planet." - From the mission statement of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

THE OUTDOOR ETHICS GUIDE PERFORMS SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

Trains others:

  •  Explains to Scouts the relevant requirements for the Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class ranks.
  • Demonstrates how to practice the Outdoor Code, and the Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly! principles to meet advancement requirements.

Provides leadership:

  • Helps the troop plan and conduct an outdoor program that effectively practices outdoor ethics.
  • Mentors den chiefs in the Outdoor Code and practicing Leave No Trace Principles for Kids.
  • Helps Life Scouts understand, plan, and carry out activities or projects meeting conservation service hour requirements.

Supports recognition:

  • Encourages Scouts and leaders to complete the Outdoor Ethics Awareness and Action awards.

Completes self-evaluation:

  • Uses tools to evaluate how well he carried out the responsibilities of outdoor ethics guide. This position of responsibility is also on the approved list of Troop offices for the Eagle rank.

Resources:

  • BSA Leave No Trace Awareness 101 Course Guide, a 3 hour or more program.
  • Teaching Leave No Trace (on scouting.org)
  • BSA Awareness Cards (No. 21-116)
  • Scouts BSA Handbook
  • Fieldbook Additional resources at: https://lnt.org/ https://www.outdoorethics-bsa.org/ "Leave this world a little better than you found it" Lord Robert Baden Powell

 

This training is hosted by:

Minsi Trails Council, BSA

PO Box 20624

Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0624 

Contact E-mail
Cost
$50.00 per Participant

 

 

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PROFESSIONAL OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
10 AM – 5 PM (Monday  – Friday)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

SCOUT SHOP HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
10 AM - 5 PM  (Monday-Friday)
10 AM - 2 PM (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

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ADDRESS
991 Postal Road, Allentown, PA 18109