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Type:                   Appointed by the Scoutmaster

Term:                  12 Months

Reports to:         Scoutmaster

Description:       The Leave No Trace trainer works with the PLC when planning a

                           low impact outing.

Comments:        The Leave No Trace trainer teaches the seven principles of LNT

                          skills to the troop.



Age:                     none

Rank:                   1st Class or higher

Experience:        Certified Leave No Trace Trainer

Attendance:       50% over the previous 6 months



Training:            You are invited to attend the Troop Leadership Training even if

                          you have attended in the past.

Attendance:      You are expected to attend 60% of all troop meetings, outings, and

                          service projects. If your attendance is low, or if you have three (3)

                          unexcused absences in a row, you can be removed from office.

Effort:                You are expected to give this job your best effort.



Uniform:              Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly. This means

                            that you will wear all of the parts of the troop uniform, shirttail

                            tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.

Behavior:            Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday

                           life. Show Scout Spirit in everything you say and do.

Attendance:       Set the example by being an active Scout. Be on-time for meetings and

                          activities. You must call the Senior Patrol Leader or Scoutmaster if you are

                          not going to be at a meeting or if you suddenly have to miss an outing.

                          You also need to make sure that someone will assume your responsibilities.



Ø      Learn and teach Leave No Trace concepts.

Ø      Teach the troop LNT and pass off rank requirements.




What this means for Troop 223

Educates members of the Troop on LNT

·         Presents LNT concepts annually at Troop meetings.

·         Demonstrates principles of LNT at campout.

Keep others informed:

·         Call the ASPL at least once each week to pass along information and check on preparations for meetings and activities.

·         Works with Troop Guides and Instructors so they can teach the concepts to younger Scouts for rank advancements.

·         Helps with High Adventure campout planning where LNT principles are mandated.


Scout Leadership Position Application (PDF)