Leave No Trace Trainer

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 - Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
Camp Herms

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This course is open to adults registered with the BSA and to BSA youth (Boy Scouts or Venturers) who are age 14 by September 22nd, 2018.

Completion of this course is highly recommended for Boy Scouts who wish to hold the Outdoor Ethics Guide position of responsibility, and for unit leaders who want to implement Outdoor Ethics effectively within their unit.

The Fall 2018 LNT Trainer course will run from 8:00 a.m. Saturday September 22nd through 1 pm Sunday 23rd, 2018. Training will be held at the Dog Patch Site at Camp Herms 1100 James Place, El Cerrito, CA, with camping also at the Dog Patch site.

Cost: $35, will increase to $45 for registrations after September 15th, 2018.

Participants in this 16 hour (plus an overnight) LNT Trainer Course learn about Leave No Trace, TREAD Lightly! and wildland ethics including teaching techniques necessary for disseminating these critical Outdoor Ethics skills to their Scouting units.  At the completion of the course, all participants will be recognized by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics as LNT Trainers who can train Scouts and the community-at-large to be conservation minded.

This course is open to adults registered with the BSA and to BSA youth (Boy Scouts or Venturers) who are age 14 by the first day of class. Completion of this course is highly recommended for Scouts who wish to hold the Outdoor Ethics Guide position of responsibility and for unit leaders who want to implement Outdoor Ethics effectively within their unit.

The Fall 2018 LNT Trainer course will run from 8:00 a.m. Saturday Sept. 22 through 1 pm Sunday. Sept. 23, 2018. We will train and camp in the Dog Patch at Camp Herms 1100 James Place, El Cerrito, CA.

The “early bird” price is $35 through Sept. 15, 2018 and $45.00 thereafter with a maximum of 20 participants. Refunds for cancellation are not available after Sept. 15, 2018. Register on the Mount Diablo Silverado Council Website at https://www.mdscbsa.org/events/leave-no-trace-trainer-2

Participants will receive further details by email after they have registered.

This course will be entirely outdoors, in a quasi-backpacking format involving an overnight campout and a day hike around the loop trail. Participants will plan, bring and cook their own meals and each participant will be required to give a ten-minute presentation using the skills they have learned and materials they prepared before the course.

Learn more about Leave No Trace at www.lnt.org. Questions can be directed to Lillian Remer, course director, at remer@astound.net

 

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