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LNT Master Educator Course in Adirondacks 2021 Registration
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LNT Master Educator Course in Adirondacks 2021
Date/Time
Last Day To Register
7/10/2021
Location
2860 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14225, US
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Leave No Trace Master Educator Course
in Adirondack Park, NY

Due the unsure status of the Canadian border, this event has been re-located to the Adirondacks in NY.

*** SORRY - The Course is Currently Full ***
No additional students are being accepted


Become a LNT Master Educator while enjoying the unspoiled wilderness of Adirondack Park.

This training event is being run by the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Birchbark Expeditions high adventure program  It is open to all registered scouters (18+) with the Boy Scouts of America.  Sanctioned by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and the Boy Scouts of America.

The program includes all instructional material and a one-year Leave No Trace membership. Also includes use of tents, crew gear, canoes and safety equipment.  Hammocks are welcome, but not provided. Participants are responsible for their own personal gear.

Agenda:

  • Monday, August 9, by 3PM.  Arrive at Camp Massawepie near Tucker Lake, NY  
  • Tuesday: Full day of classes in base camp with an hour of on water training. Pack and prepare to go on water Wednesday AM.
  • Wednesday:  Break base camp and depart  Paddle a few miles to first night’s campsite.  More classes and individual presentations in afternoon.
  • Thursday:  Break camp and paddle to the next camp site. Discuss impact of portages on land. More classes and presentations.
  • Friday:  Break camp in morning reverse trek and paddle back to the put-in.  Stop at a few campsites to identify user impacts.  Finish individual presentations.     
  • Saturday:   Break camp and return to base camp, rack canoes, and showers.  Program to finish around 2PM.  (Feel free to stay over on Saturday and visit the world-class museums and attractions in the Adirondacks. 

Cost: $290 (US). $100 due with registration, balance due by July 10, 2021

Participants must:

  1. Complete a BSA Swimmer Test prior to attending
  2. Review the Birchbark Expeditions Risk Advisory with their health care provider
  3. Be within the BSA High Adventure height/weight guidelines
  4. Submit a completed Informed Consent form, signed by their health care provider

For questions on program content, contact Fred Thornley at thornleyo@verizon.net or +1-716-982-2045
For question on camping, logistics or special dietary needs, contact Dave Bliss at ds227bliss@roadrunner.com or +1-716-480-4807

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Cancellation Policy
100% Refund if canceled before May 1st, 2021 50% if canceled before July 1, 2021 No refunds after July 1, 2021