In case we have not met, I am the Assistant Cubmaster of Pack 793. As part of my Wood Badge training and commitment to the Cubs, I wanted to help our scouts earn the Leave No Trace Award. To that end, I just completed the training course offered by Leave No Trace (www.lnt.org). The requirements for Cub Scouting’s Leave No Trace Award are set forth here http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/cubscouts/resources/leavenotrace.aspx.
In connection with Scouts earning the Award, I will be teaching some of the components on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Camp Long from 1:00-3:00pm. My plan is to also invite the other nearby Packs. We will finish the remaining components either at the campout or during the summer.
The first part of the program will be a brief classroom session in the downstairs meeting room (the Wonderlab!!) at the Camp Long Lodge. The session will last 15-20 minutes. I plan on 3-4 sessions that day. After the classroom, the boys will then walk to a nearby demonstration site for the second part where they can look at some “good” and “bad” campsites, ask questions and then go play in the park (if you would like). I am guessing it will take about 30-40 minutes for a boy to go through both parts.
Mark V. Jordan