Leave No Trace - April 24-25, 2021

Leave No Trace - April 24-25, 2021
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10784 Rt. 98 (Camp Scouthaven)
Freedom, NY 14065, US
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Leave No Trace Trainer Course

When: Saturday, April 24th, 12:00pm through Sunday, April 25th, 12:00pm

Required Pre-course: Tuesday, April 13th, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Zoom link will be provided closer to the pre-course.

Where: Camp Scouthaven, 10784 Rt. 98, Freedom NY 14065

The Leave No Trace Trainer training program is a 16-hour course for ALL registered Leaders, Scouts BSA members, Venturers and Sea Scouts age 14 and older who are interested in learning how to apply Leave No Trace principles in an outdoor setting and teach the principles to others. Participants will be expected to develop and deliver a 15-minute presentation on one of the seven Leave No Trace principles during the course. This Leave No Trace Trainer training program is recommended for youth who will hold the Outdoor Ethics Guide position of responsibility in a Troop. Included in the program is a short hike and overnight camping experience where students will have the opportunity to put Leave No Trace principles into practice. Transportation to the outpost campsite is available if needed. Participants must attend both the evening classroom session and overnight practical session. Cost is $45 per person and includes all training materials and two meals (Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast.) Also included is an Outdoor Ethics Orientation, which is required for the BSA Outdoor Ethics awards.
Due to the current New York State camping restrictions all youth participating must be accompanied by a Parent /Guardian. the Parent/Gaurdian does not need to register for the training.  If a Parent/Guardian cannot stay over night the youth may leave when the course work is over on Saturday and return the following morning. Participants are responsible for bringing their own tent or hammock shelter for the overnight

For more information contact:
Dave Bliss, Leave No Trace Master Educator (716) 838-3048 ds227bliss@roadrunner.com
Rob Reeves, Leave No Trace Master Educator (716) 930-1821 ninjarob3000@yahoo.com
Fred Thornley, GNFC Outdoor Ethics Advocate (716) 982-2045 thornleyo@verizon.net