Focus on Youth and Teens


The PEAK (Promoting Environmental Awareness in Kids) program is designed to educate children about the outdoors and the responsible use of our shared  public lands. It is based on the seven principles of Leave No Trace. 

PEAK Online

This interactive, online course is a great way for youth to learn about Leave No Trace.  Click here to start!


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To meet the needs of educators working with older youth, the Center has created an outdoor ethics curriculum specifically for teenage audiences.  The Leave No Trace TEEN Program is a curriculum intended to promote sustainable use of our public lands, through application of the seven principles of Leave No Trace. 

Youth serving organizations

A number of organizations have implemented Leave No Trace education into their programming.  Are you a summer camp, wilderness therapy program, scout troop, church camp or other youth serving organization that would like to make Leave No Trace part of your curriculum?  Find out more here >