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The BSA's Outdoor Ethics Task Force provides this website as a resource to everyone who is teaching, learning and promoting Outdoor Ethics in Scouting.

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* Add your OE Training Course
Council Outdoor Ethics Advocates are encouraged to submit their council's OE training courses for listing on our training calendars.
* Hosting an LNT ME Course?
See our new overview of the ME Course Application Process.
Please use the new Request for Authorization form.
* Annual OE Reporting
It's not time yet - but the request to submit your 2016 Progress Report will be going out to Council Outdoor Ethics Advocates in December.
The survey questions for 2016 should be very similar to last year, so to get a head start, please see the 2015 Progress Report (but don't submit it yet).
* 2016 National OE Conference Conference Logo
We had a great conference.
Thanks to Torsten Bangerter, our photographer!
(see pictures here)
Thanks to everyone who helped organize and teach, and to everyone who participated!
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* Cub Scout Awards Retired
The BSA has announced that the Cub Scout Oudoor Ethics Awareness and Action Awards have been retired.
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OE Logo Jacket* BSA OE Apparel
See our NEW National Webstore for official BSA Outdoor Ethics shirts, jackets, hats and backpack!
* New IOLS Syllabus
The 2016 IOLS Instructor Syllabus has been posted on the BSA website.
Each Skill instruction segment has an Outdoor Ethics Tips sidebar listing the relevant parts of the Outdoor Code, Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly!
Thanks to our OE experts who provided guidance during the development of this new training guide.
OE Guide Patch* Outdoor Ethics Guide
More information: Responsibilities, ScoutCast link, Resources and Trainings

* Outdoor Ethics Orientation
See our Resources page for the class Lesson Plan / Instructor Guide and Recognition cards.

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