Leave No Trace Trainer Class
June 26 – 27, 2021
Participants will receive further details by email in early June.
Participants in this two day, sixteen hour – including 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 Leave No Trace Trainers and qualified to train Scouts and the community-at-large to be conservation minded.
This course is open to adults and youth (Scouts BSA or Venturers) who are at least age 14 by the first day of class if they are currently registered with the BSA. 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.
Check-in is 7:30 am Saturday June 26 in the Dog Patch and the course will run from 8:00 a.m. Saturday June 26 through 1 pm Sunday. June 27, 2021. The “early bird” price is $35 (through Friday, June 11, 2021) and $40.00 thereafter with a maximum of 20 participants. Refunds for elective cancellation are 70 to 80% per Council policy and no elective refunds are available after June 11, 2021.
Link for registration is available on the Golden Gate Area Council Website https://www.scoutingevent.com/023-LNTT June2021. Participants will receive further details by email in early June.
All COVID safety requirements of the Contra Costa County and the BSA will be observed and masks will be mandatory.
This course will be entirely outdoors, in a quasi backpacking format involving an overnight campout and a day hike. Participants will plan, bring and cook their own meals and each participant will be required to give a fifteen minute presentation using the skills they have learned and materials they prepared before the course.