Trainer Courses

Leave No Trace – Trainer Course

Saturday October 1st – Sunday October 2nd

The class has space for 12 participants and will be offered Saturday, October 1 – Sunday, October 2 at Milo McIver State Park near Estacada, Oregon. Participants that successfully complete the course will receive certificates and become official instructors of Leave No Trace.

Class sessions will take place from 8am to 6pm each day. Check in takes place at 7:45am on Saturday, October 1st at the course site. Spots will be offered on a first come, first serve basis. Camping is provided for the course at no additional cost and camping overnight is highly encouraged. Participants can arrive to the campsite anytime after 5pm on Friday, September 30th. Food is not provided, so please plan accordingly with cooking and cleaning supplies. This course is taught by Chris Jones, Outdoor Program Manager at Texas Tech University, and AJ Heil, Director of University Recreation at George Fox University. Both instructors are Leave No Trace Master Educators with extensive teaching and training experience, including past trainer courses, awareness workshops, and online education in partnership with Leave No Trace.

To complete your registration fill out the form below and pay your registration fee (details below). Cash or credit card can be used to pay for the deposit or course fees by stopping by the Hadlock Student Center (1400 E Sherman St, Newberg, OR 97132) during our open hours. You can also pay with credit card, via phone, by calling AJ Heil at 503-554-2309. Checks should be made payable to “George Fox University” and hand delivered or mailed to AJ Heil at 414 N Meridian St #6251, Newberg, OR 97132. Full payment must be received within seven days after this form is submitted.

– The minimum participant age is 16 years old (parent must sign waiver).
– In order to be eligible for completion, participants must be in attendance for every hour of the course.
– Refunds will not be issued for course fees or deposits after September 15, 2022.

Course fees are as follows:
Community Members = $95
GFU Employees & Students = $75


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