Leave No Trace Trainer Course
April  24-26, 2020 - Dick Carter Training Center - Camp Grimes

Mecklenburg County Council will conduct a Leave No Trace Trainer Course on Friday, April 24, at 6:30 pm.The course will conclude on Sunday, April 26 at around Noon. This 16 hour course is designed for those who want to expand their knowledge of Leave No Trace practices and teaching skills, particularly as related to teaching Leave No Trace Awareness courses and understanding basic principles for "BACK COUNTRY" camping as a Scout Troop or Venture Crew. This course will cover the seven Leave No Trace principles and discuss wildland ethics, as well as give the participants the tools and techniques for disseminating low-impact skills to recreationists and the scouting community. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be qualified to teach Leave No Trace Awareness courses as well as assist a master educator on future Leave No Trace Trainer courses. Also as a Scout, this course will help you to be successful in the BSA leadership position of Outdoor Ethics Guide. As a Scouter this course will help you to be successful as the Outdoor Ethics Guide Advisor to your Troop. It is highly recommended that Scouters participating in this course have completed BALOO and/or Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS).If you have any questions you can contact the Course Director Steve Moore (sgmoore@live.com) or MCC Outdoor Ethics Advocate (prshiker@gmail.com).
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Paul R. Summers


Leave No Trace Master Educator
Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate