Carver, MA 02366
Become part of a national movement! This course is designed to teach the Leave No Trace and Outdoor Ethics message.
Join the Appalachian Mountain Club for a weekend of camping and Leave No Trace activities and course work in the outdoors. This course will be given in a back country setting, so bring a tent and backpack filled with your personal gear as we learn the principles of Leave No Trace and put those lessons into practice.
Course begins at 8:30 AM on Saturday, May 18 and runs until 3:30 PM on Sunday, May 19. The AMC will supply the food and the training materials.
You will learn how to plan and prepare for your trip, take advantage of durable surfaces to camp and hike, properly dispose of waste, leave what you find, minimize the impacts of campfires, respect wildlife, and respect others that may travel your path in days to come. Upon completion of the course, you will gain a deeper understanding of what it takes to protect the outdoors so that others may enjoy it as much you do!
In addition, you will be certified as a Leave No Trace Trainer and empowered to teach others how to protect the resources of the outdoors and share the Leave No Trace message.
Registration deadline April 28, 2019 – no exceptions.
Youth must be at least 14 years old and able to conduct themselves appropriately for an adult training experience that is tightly scheduled and highly interactive.