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1 BSA and Leave No Trace Whats New Mark Hammer, Spring 2010 (updated 9/2)

2 BSA Outdoor Ethics - History Conservation Legacy Conservation Legacy Outdoor Code – the 5 th Ideal (since 1948) Outdoor Code – the 5 th Ideal (since 1948) As an American I will do my best to: As an American I will do my best to: Be clean in my outdoor manners Be clean in my outdoor manners Be careful with fire Be careful with fire Be considerate in the outdoors Be considerate in the outdoors Be conservation minded Be conservation minded … Minimum Impact … … Minimum Impact … Leave No Trace (since 1994) Leave No Trace (since 1994) build upon the ethic in the Outdoor Code build upon the ethic in the Outdoor Code to provide more specific guidelines and skills when acting in the outdoors to provide more specific guidelines and skills when acting in the outdoors

3 BSA 2010 – Increased LNT Emphasis New Advancement Requirements New Advancement Requirements New Junior Leadership Position New Junior Leadership Position New Advocacy Positions New Advocacy Positions New Courses New Courses New BSA Outdoor Ethics Website New BSA Outdoor Ethics Website

4 New BSA Rank Requirements Second Class Second Class 2 - Discuss the principles of Leave No Trace 3b - On one of these campouts, select your patrol site and sleep in a tent that you pitched. Explain what factors you should consider when choosing a patrol site and where to pitch a tent. First Class First Class 3 - Since joining, have participated in ten separate troop/patrol activities (other than troop/patrol meetings), three of which included camping overnight. Demonstrate the principles of Leave No Trace on these outings. Star, Life, and Eagle Star, Life, and Eagle 5 - Leave No Trace Trainer is a new qualifying leadership position

5 Leave No Trace Trainer New Youth Leadership Position New Youth Leadership Position From bsahandbook.org From bsahandbook.org The Leave No Trace Trainer The Leave No Trace Trainer specializes in teaching Leave No Trace principles specializes in teaching Leave No Trace principles ensures that the troop follows these principles on outings ensures that the troop follows these principles on outings can help Scouts earn the Leave No Trace award can help Scouts earn the Leave No Trace award should have a thorough understanding of and commitment to Leave No Trace should have a thorough understanding of and commitment to Leave No Trace Completed Leave No Trace Trainer (16-hour) training Completed Leave No Trace Trainer (16-hour) training Ideally - earned the Camping and Environmental Science merit badges Ideally - earned the Camping and Environmental Science merit badges

6 Leave No Trace Trainer The Leave No Trace Trainer: The Leave No Trace Trainer: Teaches troop and patrol members the principles of Leave No Trace Teaches troop and patrol members the principles of Leave No Trace Improves Scouts outdoor ethics decision making skills Improves Scouts outdoor ethics decision making skills Helps the troop and patrol to prevent avoidable impacts and minimize unavoidable impacts from our use of the outdoors. Helps the troop and patrol to prevent avoidable impacts and minimize unavoidable impacts from our use of the outdoors. The Senior Patrol Leader Appoints: The Senior Patrol Leader Appoints: Leave No Trace Trainer Leave No Trace Trainer Scout who has successfully completed the 16-hour minimum nationally recognized Leave No Trace Trainer training course Scout who has successfully completed the 16-hour minimum nationally recognized Leave No Trace Trainer training course Instructor teaching Leave No Trace skills Instructor teaching Leave No Trace skills Scout who has not completed Leave No Trace Trainer training Scout who has not completed Leave No Trace Trainer training

7 BSA Outdoor Ethics BSA Leave No Trace Taskforce ( ) BSA Leave No Trace Taskforce ( ) New - BSA Outdoor Ethics Website: (under construction) New - BSA Outdoor Ethics Website: (under construction) outdoorethics-bsa.org outdoorethics-bsa.org New - Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate New - Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate Coordinates: Training, Recruiting, Promoting and Reporting Coordinates: Training, Recruiting, Promoting and Reporting Each Council should have at least one: Leave No Trace Master Instructors Each Council should have at least one: Leave No Trace Master Instructors Each District should have at least one: Leave No Trace Trainers Each District should have at least one: Leave No Trace Trainers BSA Specialized Leave No Trace Training BSA Specialized Leave No Trace Training New - BSA Leave No Trace 101 – 3 hours New - BSA Leave No Trace 101 – 3 hours BSA Leave No Trace Trainer Course – 16 hours BSA Leave No Trace Trainer Course – 16 hours BSA Leave No Trace Master Educator Course – 5 day BSA Leave No Trace Master Educator Course – 5 day New - Implementing Leave No Trace in the Local Council (Philmont) New - Implementing Leave No Trace in the Local Council (Philmont)

8 Local LNT Training Opportunities BSA LNT Trainer Courses (Friday evening, all day Saturday - $25) BSA LNT Trainer Courses (Friday evening, all day Saturday - $25) October 15-16, Cheyenne October 15-16, Cheyenne April 8-9, 2011 – Camp Patiya, Boulder April 8-9, 2011 – Camp Patiya, Boulder BSA LNT Master Educator Courses (5-day course - $300) BSA LNT Master Educator Courses (5-day course - $300) October 4-9, Philmont October 4-9, Philmont More in other states … More in other states …

9 LNT Resources Longs Peak Council website: Longs Peak Council website:longspeakbsa.org/conservation/LNT The web page has current news, links to LNT resource, classes, contacts,... The web page has current news, links to LNT resource, classes, contacts,... Contacts: Contacts: Your District Conservation Committee Representative, LNT Trainers and LNT contacts Your District Conservation Committee Representative, LNT Trainers and LNT contacts See website for contact info See website for contact info Mark Hammer, Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate Mark Hammer, Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate


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