Tag Archives: environment

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By Makenzie Wistisen
Mar 01, 2018

Program Feature Series: Nature and Environment

In this article we are featuring the program module for nature and environment from the Program Features for Troops, Teams and Crews Volume 3. (You can also read this article for more information on how to plan using the program resources.) Taking Care of Our Home “Few Americans spend more time in the outdoors than Scouts. Whenever you camp, […]

By Julia Thompson
Sep 26, 2017

Nature and Scouts: Why I Leave No Trace

Nature and Scouts: Why I Leave No Trace, lessons from my Eagle Scout “What are you doing?” I asked my husband, then boyfriend, while we were on a family campout. He looked odd wandering around and suddenly disappearing into nature for minutes clutching a black trash bag. “Don’t worry about it,” he said. This statement, […]

By Darryl Alder
Oct 18, 2013

Leave No Trace Trainer Course – October 18-19th at Camp Maple Dell, Payson, Utah

Leave No Trace provides a framework for outdoor ethics, which is summarized in the following seven principles: Plan Ahead and Prepare: Poorly prepared people, when presented with unexpected situations, often resort to high-impact solutions that degrade the outdoors. Proper planning leads to less impact. Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces: Damage to land occurs when surface vegetation […]