Leave No Trace

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==Plan ahead and prepare==
==Plan ahead and prepare==
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Some things you will want to plan and prepare for before you leave on a trip are as follows:
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*Check the weather forecast
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*Make sure you know the rules and regulations of the area
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*Know the anticipated food consumption
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*Make a meal plan
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*Make a duty roster
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*Identify your trip's goal
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*Make sure you have brought the essential outdoor tools
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*Know the ability level of your unit's members
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==Travel and camp on durable surfaces==
==Travel and camp on durable surfaces==
==Dispose of waste properly==
==Dispose of waste properly==

Revision as of 09:44, July 22, 2007

For the Leave No Trace award, see Leave No Trace (Award).

Contents

Overview

Leave No Trace is the Scout's outdoor code of ethics. The principles of Leave No Trace are as follows:

  • Plan ahead and prepare
  • Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  • Dispose of waste properly
  • Leave what you find
  • Minimize campfire impact
  • Respect wildlife
  • Be considerate of other visitors

Plan ahead and prepare

Some things you will want to plan and prepare for before you leave on a trip are as follows:

  • Check the weather forecast
  • Make sure you know the rules and regulations of the area
  • Know the anticipated food consumption
  • Make a meal plan
  • Make a duty roster
  • Identify your trip's goal
  • Make sure you have brought the essential outdoor tools
  • Know the ability level of your unit's members

Travel and camp on durable surfaces

Dispose of waste properly

Leave what you find

Minimize campfire impact

Respect wildlife

Be considerate of other visitors

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