Trainer Course

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.

Repackaging Food to Reduce Waste

South Strafford, VT: Are you getting ready for a trip into the backcountry this summer? Try repackaging food for a simple way to save time in the kitchen and to reduce the amount of trash you will need to carry out. This easy to implement Tech Tip, makes a huge difference in the efficiency of a backcountry kitchen when it comes time to cook. There are many benefits to repackaging food including: Reduced pack weight Reduced total trash to carry out Reduces the chance of dropping granola bar wrappers/bags Portioned meals, making cooking easier! Organized meal selection Faster meal prep If you...

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

Course Details: The course will begin on Friday at 6:00 pm with introductions and a history of Leave No Trace. Saturday will bring many fun learning experiences on the Leave No Trace Seven Principles taught by our talented Master Educators and Trainers. Saturday evening and Sunday we will enjoy 10-minute presentations by each of our participants on one of the Leave No Trace Seven Principles. Please note, you will be assigned one of the seven principles prior to the course to provide time for research and preparation.

Meet the Newest Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers!

Boulder, CO: May marks the start to another epic Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer tour! Three new teams are hitting the road to educate millions of people about Leave No Trace practices. At the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, everyone is buzzing with activity, finalizing the logistics for a year of education and life on the road. The Subaru’s are packed to the brim and ready to hit the road. We are stoked to introduce the newest Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. Without further ado, please help us welcome the three new teams! Team East Central: Amanda &...

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Pinedale Aquatic Center, Pindale - WY

Description:  During this overnight course you will develop a deeper understanding of the seven principles of Leave No Trace as well as discuss teaching techniques and increase your knowledge in helping others discover their very own outdoor ethic. Learn a variety of techniques to help others understand LNT, including games, facilitated dialogue, and other instructional methods. The course is meant for those with a background in backpacking and in good health as we may hike up to 3 miles to establish camp for the overnight trip.

Leave No Trace Trainer Course - Red Feather Lakes, CO

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. Each participant will prepare and present a short (10 min) lesson. Topic assignments will be emailed before the course. 

Who: Everyone (14 or older) who will be teaching Leave No Trace to others. 

Course Fee: $29 (Includes over $30 of Leave No Trace materials, Saturday lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch). 

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