Trainer Courses

Leave No Trace Trainer Course

The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club’s Trail Patrol is offering this two-day, cabin-based course designed to enhance your understanding of Leave No Trace practices and ethics and to increase your level of expertise and confidence in teaching Leave No Trace skills. Through focused activities, hands-on field experience and both formal and informal discussions, you will be introduced to concepts and methods that will advance your knowledge of Leave No Trace issues, expand your repertoire of low-impact skills and increase your effectiveness in teaching these important skills to others. This is a fun course where all participants have a part in demonstrating the choices that can be made to minimize our impact on the land and our resources.

On completion of this course, participants will be registered as Leave No Trace Trainers with the national Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and will receive a certificate of course completion as well as their Leave No Trace Trainer lapel pin.

Cost: $60.00 for PATC Members, $80.00 for Non-PATC members.  Join PATC at the time of registration and get the member price!  The cost covers course materials and meals with the exception of lunch for Saturday and Sunday, which the participant should bring.

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