Trainer Course

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Boy Scouts of America, Cannon Falls, MN

Why register for Leave No Trace Training? Make your typical outing or high adventure trip well planned and lower impact! Understand what to do and when. Become comfortable sharing information with others and ready to take ideas back to your unit by teaching one Leave No Trace principle. Try activities for group events

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Boy Scouts of America, Haven, MN

Why register for Leave No Trace Training? Make your typical outing or high adventure trip well planned and lower impact! Understand what to do and when. Become comfortable sharing information with others and ready to take ideas back to your unit by teaching one Leave No Trace principle. Try activities for group events

Go Canoeing, Leave No Trace

Durham, NC: Whenever friends get together outside; you’re bound to have a great time. This last weekend we visited some great friends while going on an adventure to visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Check out this week’s video to see how we left no trace while canoe camping near a gorgeous wildlife refuge. The first step to any successful trip is to plan it out. Taking each of the seven principles into account, we were prepared for the entirety of our trip. Check out the outline below to see how Leave No Trace applies to canoe camping. Plan Ahead and Prepare: Check...

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Boy Scouts of America, Illinois City, IL

This course covers the seven principles of Leave No Trace and is an essential part of the Outdoor Ethics concept within the Boy Scouts of America. After completion of this two day course participants become "LNT Trainers" and are qualified to conduct Awareness Seminars

What Should be Stored Inside of a Bear Canister?

Harrisonburg, VA: It may still be winter but we are starting to plan for our spring backpacking trips. Spring is a wonderful time of the year to get outdoors but also a really important time to respect wildlife. Bears will be waking from their winter hibernation and no doubt, will be looking for food and anything that may smell like it. Bear canisters are an easy to way to protect bears from eating our human food. Feeding bears (even accidentally) leads to habituation, and habituation with food conditioning leads to relocation or even euthanasia; just like the infamous saying goes, “A fed...

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

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. 

Who: Registered Scouts 14+ and Adult Leaders. Backpacking experience is not necessary. 

Cost: $55 by 2/11/17, $65 after 2/11/17. Covers cost of all course materials and food. 

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Troy, Ohio

This two-day, 16-hour course assists course participants in learning more about the seven principles of Leave No Trace and ways for disseminating these low impact strategies. Leave No Trace promotes and inspires responsible outdoor recreation while minimizing human impact to the backcountry.

How Far is 200 Feet?

Stone Ridge, NY: When was the last time you were hiking and you felt the call of nature? Using the “facili-trees” is a normal part of being in the outdoors. However, do you know how far from water sources, trails, and campsites you should go before answering the call? Leave No Trace recommends walking 200 feet to reduce the chances of contaminating water sources and trails. Not sure exactly how far 200 feet is? Luckily we have a simple trick you can use; 200 feet is approximately 70 big steps! Walk in a mostly straight line away from those water sources and trails to reach your defecation...

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Yosemite Conservancy, Yosemite National Park, CA

Description: This three day backpack trek not only covers Leave No Trace principles complete with certification, it also is an introduction to backpacking.  Learn about backpacking gear, practice picking and setting up campsites, and, of course, you’ll learn to cook and eat delicious camp food at your home for the weekend: Inspiration Point (food is not provided).

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