Trainer Course

Trainer Course - Gilmanton Iron Works, NH

This course is designed to provide senior Scouts, co-ed Venturers and/or community teenagers & adults the Leave No Trace Trainer training. Using the Leave No Trace and Outdoor Ethics message, participants will learn ‘hands-on’ how to plan and prepare for future trips by taking advantage of durable surfaces to camp and hike, properly disposing of waste, leaving what is found where it is found, minimizing the impacts of campfires, respecting wildlife, and respecting others who may travel the same path.

What is a Leave No Trace Master Educator?

Davenport, IA: Leave No Trace partners with groups to foster a responsible outdoor ethic. Our partners keep Leave No Trace thriving around the world. There are various levels of partnerships that support Leave No Trace. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is one such partner. The ATC is a nonprofit who's mission is "to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail - ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come." LEAVE NO TRACE VISITS APPALACHIAN TRAIL CONSERVANCY MASTER EDUCATOR COURSE...

Trainer Course - Cannon Falls, MN

Become a better Leader!

Learn minimum impact camping skills for high adventure treks and advancement!

Who: Scouts 14 and older and Scout leaders

Cost: $35 (includes food)

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Can You Dig It?

Fayetteville, WV: Are you going on a trip to enjoy the outdoors where bathrooms are not available? Have you thought about what to do with your human waste? One way to deal with human waste is digging a cat hole . Check it out: Dealing with human waste in the outdoors is part of Principle 3 Dispose of Waste Properly, here are some other things to think about with Principle 3: - Pack it in, pack it out. Inspect your campsite and rest areas for trash or spilled foods. Pack out all trash, leftover food and litter. - Deposit solid human waste in catholes dug 6 to 8 inches deep, at least 200 feet...

Trainer Course - Chattahoochee National Forest, TN

Description: The Georgia Appalachian Trail Club is sponsoring this course and is open to anyone interested in learning about teaching the principles to others.  The course features a short easy backpack and overnight campout.

The main objective of this course is to train attendees on how to present the ethics to others. Each participant will present one of the principles to the class.  Various teaching methods will be introduced and discussed and participants will have an opportunity to present as well.

Cost: $40 including materials

Trainer Course - Chattahoochee National Forest, TN

Description: The Georgia Appalachian Trail Club is sponsoring this course and is open to anyone interested in learning about teaching the principles to others.  The course features a short easy backpack and overnight campout.

 The main objective of this course is to train attendees on how to present the ethics to others. Each participant will present one of the principles to the class.  Various teaching methods will be introduced and discussed and participants will have an opportunity to present as well.

Cost: $40 including materials

Fight the Emerald Ash Borer

Woodstock, MD: How would it make you feel to lose all of the trees in your backyard? Unfortunately, this is the reality for many people who live in areas where the emerald ash borer has spread. Originally from Asia, the emerald ash borer was likely a stowaway in wooden packaging. It was first found in the United States near Detroit in 2002 . Since then, the invasive species has spread across the eastern states, devastating ash tree populations in its wake. Learn how to protect your backyard, favorite campground, or the place you plan to visit from the emerald ash borer by following these tips...

Acadia National Park a Leave No Trace Hot Spot

Bar Harbor, ME: Acadia National Park was nominated for a 2016 Hot Spot, these are public areas that are in danger of being loved to death by recreation. As more and more people are going to visit Acadia National Park it is imperative that we, as visitors, are educated and understand how we can protect the park during our visit. Check out some of the great people we worked with during the Acadia National Park Hot Spot, in our Trainer Course blog . Adventure on, and Leave No Trace! Steph and Andy – Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Team East Leave No Trace’s Steph Whatton and Andy...

Park Stewardship for the Next 100 Years

Bar Harbor, ME: Acadia National Park is celebrating its centennial this year, and is expected to host more than 2.8 million people. Thankfully, the park has amazing stewards to educate their visitors about responsible outdoor recreation. This last week the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers provided a two-day Trainer Course for the Ridge Runners of Acadia National Park. Ridge Runners are people who educate visitors and help to preserve the natural landscape including fragile ecosystems throughout the park. This close connection with visitors means that Ridge Runners are at the forefront...

Trainer Course - Boulder, CO

Cost:  $29.  Includes over $30 of Leave No Trace materials, Saturday lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch. 

Who: Any adults and youth (14 or older) who will be teaching Leave No Trace to others. 

Description: This is a BSA Leave No Trace Trainer course which covers the standard Leave No Trace Trainer course requirements plus topics specifically for Boy Scouts and other youth groups.

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