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Leave No Trace Skills Course For Youth


Leave No Trace Skills Course For Youth
Date
Registration Begins
3/20/2024 1:00 PM
Last Day To Register
4/5/2024 11:55 PM
Age Requirement
Birthdate must be between 4/13/2006 and 4/12/2010
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MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL, BSA

LEAVE NO TRACE SKILLS COURSE

NEW! - This is the Course for Youth

 

COURSE:      Those who complete the course are prepared to:

  1. Understand, demonstrate, and teach the techniques of the Leave No Trace Seven Principles to friends, family, scouting groups, and other community groups.
  2. Assist others earn their BSA Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award & Action Awards.
  3. Lead discussions on outdoor ethics and help others explore their own personal outdoor ethic.

 

                    Completion of this course can qualify for requirement #5 for your BSA Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award.

 

Completion of this course can qualify for requirement #6 for the National Medal of Outdoor Achievement

 

DATES:         Friday 6:00 PM through Saturday evening,  April 12-13, 2024  This course for youth will occur concurrent with the Leave No Trace Level 1 Course for Adults.

 

WHERE:        Nature Lodge, Camp Minsi

 

WHO:            This course is recommended for the following - 

Youth 14 to 18 Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts and  NYLT participants, Outdoor Ethics Guides, Order of the Arrow members, camp counselors in training, and Camp Staff. 

If you are an Outdoor Ethics Guide this course will help you  improve your Leave No Trace skills.

FORMAT:       All participants must attend all in-person sessions at camp and complete assignments to graduate. No refunds after start of course. There will be some individual homework that each participant will need to complete on their own.  Because this is a training course to prepare you to teach, each participant will be required to make a 15-minute presentation on a Leave No Trace Principle.

                    

COST:             $50.00 per person includes food, training materials, and recognitions

TRAINERS:    Wayne Gross and Dave Karner, Leave No Trace Level 2   

                        Instructors (formerly Master Educator) and the MTC

                      Leave No Trace training team

 

QUESTIONS: Contact     Wayne E. Gross, Leave No Trace Level 2 Instructor

                                       Minsi Trails Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate

                                        email: wegseg@msn.com

 

Equipment:   Uniform, camp chair, presentation materials, tent, camping equipment, personal gear, mess kit, BSA Medical Parts A and B.

 

Registration: Registration and full payment deadline is

Friday, April 5 at 5 PM

Register at the Council website:  http://www.minsitrails.org/

Welcome letter, instructions for 15-minute presentation, the Leave No Trace Course

 

The mission statement of Leave No Trace:

" Using the power of science, education and stewardship, Leave No Trace is on a mission to ensure a sustainable future for the outdoors and the planet.

 

No matter where or why you get outside, it’s yours to protect.
It’s Your Nature.

 

Resources:

  • BSA Leave No Trace Basic Course, a 3 hour or more program.
  • Teaching Leave No Trace (on scouting.org)
  • BSA Awareness Cards (No. 21-116)
  • Scouts BSA Handbook
  • Fieldbook

Additional resources at:

www.lnt.org

scouting.org/outdoor-programs/outdoor-ethics

scouting.org/programs/scouts-bsa/troop-resources/leave-no-trace/teaching-leave-no-trace

 

"Leave this world a little better than you found it"    Lord Robert Baden Powell

 

This training is hosted by: 

Minsi Trails Council, BSA

PO Box 20624

Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0624

Contact E-mail
Cost
$50.00 per Participant

 

 

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(610) 264-8551
10 AM – 5 PM (Monday  – Friday)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

SCOUT SHOP HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
10 AM - 5 PM  (Monday-Friday)
10 AM - 2 PM (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

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ADDRESS
991 Postal Road, Allentown, PA 18109