BSA Leave No Trace Master Educator Courses
|Dates||Council||Camp||Course Info||Field Experience|
|We are expecting lots of great courses for 2017, and will post them as they are approved.
Please check back.
|Abraham Lincoln Council||Camp Ilinek Boy Scout Camp, Springfield, IL||CC: CarolAnn Smith|
|National Capital Area Council||Weekend 1:Blackburn Trail Center, Round Hill, VA
Weekend 2: TBD
|Greater Niagara Frontier Council||Camp Scouthaven, Freedom NY (Wkend 1)
Camp Cutler (Wkend 2)
CC: Fred Thornley
|May 16-20||National Council||Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico||Staff Course
|August 5-10||Winnebago Council, IA||Bighorn NF, Dayton, Wyoming||CC: Ed DePaepe||Backpacking|
|August 24-29||Northern Star Council||Tomahawk Scout Reservation, Birchwood, Wisconsin||Flyer Registration Contact||Non-Trek Primitive, Dayhikes|
|Sept 8-10, 21-24||Jayhawk Area Council||Falley Scout Reservation
CC: Jim LeClair
|September 10-16||Crater Lake Council||Camp Makualla, Crescent Oregon||Flyer Contact||Backpacking|
|Sept 24-29||National Council||Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico||(Link will be posted when info is available)||Backpacking, Non-Trek Primitive|
|Baltimore Area Council||Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation||Flyer Info Contact||Backpacking?|
|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 other outdoor ethics awareness training.
- Prerequisite: Prior completion of a Leave No Trace Trainer course is recommended. A person who has not previously attended a Trainer course may be accepted with the recommendation of the council's Outdoor Ethics Advocate or approval of the course's Lead Instructor.
- 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."