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Leave No Trace Trainer Course – April 8-10 (Germantown) or March 4-6 (Virginia) or April 8 and April 16-17 (Virginia)

posted Mar 1, 2016, 9:03 PM by Seneca Admin   [ updated Mar 2, 2016, 1:22 PM ]
What is the purpose of this class? The Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturing, and Sea Scout programs all include outdoor stewardship, care for the environment, and Leave No Trace as part of their programs. This course is offered to train adults and youth aged 14+ to serve their units and districts as Leave No Trace Trainers and as Outdoor Ethics Trainers. Every Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturing, and Sea Scout unit should have at least one Leave No Trace/Outdoor Ethics Trainer. A Boy Scout must complete this course before he can serve in the Troop Leave No Trace Trainer position.

Who should attend? Venturers, Sea Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Boy Scouts aged 14+; adult Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity, Venturing, and Sea Scout leaders; and District and Council leaders and trainers. 

What will I learn? This course is designed to enhance your understanding of Leave No Trace practices and outdoor ethics, and to increase your level of expertise and confidence in teaching Leave No Trace skills. This class is both active and highly interactive. You will be introduced to concepts and methods that will advance your knowledge of Leave No Trace issues in both developed and high adventure environments, expand your repertoire of low-impact skills, and increase your effectiveness in teaching these important skills to others.
 
The class is being offered three times this Spring in NCAC. The next offerings of this class in NCAC will be in October, 2016.
 
March 4-6. 2016
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April 8-10, 2016
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April 8 (indoor evening in Falls Church) + April 16-17 (camping)
 
Questions? Contact Paul Schimke, paul@schimke.org or 301 906 0069 (c)
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