BSA Leave No Trace Master Educator Courses
|Dates||Council||Camp||Course Info||Field Experience|
|National Capital Area Council||Blackburn Trail Center, Round Hill, VA
Prince William Forest Park, Triangle, Va
|Info and Registration Flyer
CC: Victor Bieniek
|Coastal Carolina Council
|Camp Moultrie and the Palmetto Trail||Info and Registration
CC: Don Lauer
|May 14-19||Blue Ridge Mountains Council||Blue Ridge Scout Reservation, Virginia||Info and Registration
CC: Greg Harmon
LI: Jeff Marion
|Greater Niagara Frontier Council||Camp Scouthaven, Freedom, NY
Camp Cutler, Naples, NY
|Backpacking or Non-trek|
|May 16-20||National Council||Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico||Staff Course
|July 13-18||Trapper Trails Council, UT||TIFIE Ranch
South of Morgan UT, by East Canyon Reservoir
CC: Mike (Doc) Adams
|August 8-13||Winnebago Council, IA||Bighorn NF, Dayton, Wyoming||Information & Registration
CC: Ed DePaepe
|August 9-15||National Council||Northern Tier High Adventure Base, Ely, Minnesota||Information
LI: Paula Boothe
|Theodore Roosevelt Council||Schiff Scout Reservation
Wading River, NY
CC: Art Woodard
|Frontcountry w/paddling & hiking|
|Sept 20-25||National Council||Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico||Details & registration
LI: Dan Howells
|Longhorn Council||Camp Tahuaya, Belton, TX||Flyer & Registration
CC: George Covert
|Oct 30‑Nov 1,
|Jayhawk Area Council||Falley Scout Reservation
CC: Jay Stires
|LI: Lead Instructor
CC: Course Coordinator
This five-day, five-night course trains interested individuals ages 18 and up to serve as Leave No Trace Master Educators. Master Educators work with their council's Outdoor Ethics Advocates to provide Leave No Trace Trainer, BSA Leave No Trace 101 and outdoor ethics awareness courses.
- Prerequisite: Leave No Trace Trainer or approval from Council Outdoor Ethics Advocate
- Instructed By: Each BSA Master Educator course is taught by a set of nationally-designated Master Educator Instructors, so your Master Educator standing is recognized nationally by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.
What is a Leave No Trace Master Educator?
"Successful graduates of the Master Educator course have the ability to train others in Leave No Trace skills and ethics..."
The Master Educator Course provides participants with a comprehensive training in Leave No Trace skills and ethics, through practical application in a field-based setting ..."
What is a BSA Leave No Trace Master Educator?
The BSA LNT Master Educator Course includes the full core Leave No Trace Master Educator curriculum, plus Scouting-specific curriculum.
A major goal for our BSA LNT ME courses is to graduate effective and active LNT Masters who will return to their home council and conduct the key LNT Trainer courses needed to support their unit, district and council outdoor programs."