Education Resources



2017 ACA National Conference

At the American Camp Association National Conference in February 2017, Leave No Trace led a panel discussion with four camps who took part in our 2016 camp curriculum pilot program. The pilot program field tested the Center’s new experiential youth curriculum (now in its current form as Bigfoot’s Playbook) at 20 summer camp programs across the US. With close to 50 attendees at the session, the panel discussed the opportunities and challenges of using the new Leave No Trace experiential curriculum, staff training, and culture shifts. 55 minutes. Read more >>


PEAK is a series of activities that interactively teach elementary school youth the seven principles of Leave No Trace.  It is designed to educate children about the outdoors and responsible use of our shared public lands.


The Center has created an outdoor ethics curriculum specifically for teen-aged youth.  TEEN is modeled after the PEAK program using engaging, interactive teaching methods to educate children in the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace.

Scouting & more

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? If so, here are resources just for you!