Leave No Trace Trainer Course

Event type: 
Trainer Courses
Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, August 26, 2012 (All day)
Event Street Address: 
Camp Ransburg Lake Monroe 7599 E. Waldrip Creek Road
Bloomington
Indiana
47401
Description: 

Cost: $40.00 will cover all food and beverages, group equipment, camp fees, training materials, and trainer patch.

Who: Anyone who is 14 years of age or older. Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts, Girl Scouts, Scouters, anyone who has a love of the great outdoors that would like to learn Leave No Trace Skills will be welcome to attend. All Youth Protection Rules for the BSA will be followed with 2 deep leadership. Youth and Scouters will have separate tenting areas. Camp Ransburg is a No Smoking Facility and there will be No Alcohol allowed on the course.

Description: The course will be 16 hours of Leave No Trace training. Each participant will give a 15 minute presentation on one the 1 of the 7 Leave Not Trace Principles. We will start the training on Friday night at 7:30 with classroom instruction and we will camp in a campsite with pit toilets. We will get up have breakfast and then start with our presentations. We will stay in the campsite and have lunch. After lunch we will check to make we are sure everyone has the right personal gear. We will divide the group gear, plan on carrying you share of the group gear. We will then Backpack carry our over night gear to a pristine campsite and have more presentations. We will hike 1 to 1.5 miles to our backcountry site. Here we will practice Leave No Trace Camping. This will be a backcountry site with no restroom please be prepared to camp overnight. We will get up Sunday morning eat breakfast and hike back to the campsite. Training will be over at 11:00 am.
We will assign Principles for participants as the course becomes full.

Instructor: Kevin Ayers, Master Educator and Scouter from Indianapolis Area.

Gear: Please bring all personal backpacking gear and car camping gear you will need to camp both nights. If you need a backpack the Crossroads of America Scout Store in Indianapolis will rent backpacks for a small fee and deposit. You will need a backpack and lightweight tent. A full list of gear will be e-mailed closer to the date of the course.

More Information can be viewed at the link below

Contact: Kevin Ayers | kevinlikestohike@yahoo.com
7125 Manker Street
Indianapolis ,IN 46227

Host Contact Name: 
Kevin Ayers