Leave No Trace Trainer Course - BSA Camp Falling Rock, Newark, OH

Event type: 
Trainer Courses
Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 11:00am
Event Street Address: 
Camp Falling Rock, Sequoia Lodge 12637 Houdeshell Rd.
Newark
Ohio
43055
Description: 

This is a 2-day, 16-hour course to provide hands-on experience in learning about the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace and ways to teach the ethics of low impact recreation in the wilderness. Leave No Trace promotes and inspires responsible outdoor recreation while minimizing human impact to the backcountry, as well as our local parks and communities. 

Successful graduates of this Trainer Course will have the skills to teach Leave No Trace techniques and ethics to new outdoor enthusiasts, Scouts, friends, and family. One requirement for successful completion of the course is to prepare and present a short (10-15 minute) presentation on an assigned topic of Leave No Trace. This course will include a BSA supplemental material for outdoor programs.

Who: Registered Scouts (14+), adult leaders and other outdoor enthusiasts. Backpacking experience is not necessary. 

Gear: Personal backpacking gear, including a backpack, tent, sleeping bag, etc. A gear list will be provided for all participants. Tent/hammock camping. 

Cost: $55 by 2/22/18, $65 after 2/22/18

Register here

Host Contact Name: 
Ted Shigley
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