Leave No Trace Training – Center for Outdoor Ethics

Teaching Leave No Trace

The Leave No Trace “Trainer” Certification 

This is a 16 hour class covered over one weekend and will give you that needed certification to help you complete LNT requirement #6 for the BSA National Medal for Outdoor Achievement  


The member-driven Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. This copyrighted information has been reprinted with permission from the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics: .http://www.LNT.org

Preface and Acknowledgements

Why Leave No Trace?

Where to Start

Tips for Teaching

Background on the Principles of Leave No Trace


As an American, I will do my best to
Be clean in my outdoor manners,
Be careful with fire,
Be considerate in the outdoors,
and be conservation-minded.

Quick Concepts & Activity Plans