Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook

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The purpose of the ''[[{{PAGENAME}}]]'' is to guide [[units]] in developing a culture that effectively demonstrates responsible outdoor choices that reduce impacts of Scouting activities. Introduced in September 2017, the handbook identifies the responsibilities of the [[outdoor ethics guide]], provides ideas on how to carry out this role, and lists resources. It also provides methods for the [[Outdoor Ethics Guide Advisor]] or other adult leader to support Scouts selected for this position and a way to evaluate success.
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The purpose of the ''[[{{PAGENAME}}]]'' is to guide [[units]] in developing a culture that effectively demonstrates responsible outdoor choices that reduce impacts of Scouting activities. Introduced in September 2017 and updated in May 2018, the handbook identifies the responsibilities of the [[outdoor ethics guide]], provides ideas on how to carry out this role, and lists resources. It also provides methods for the [[Outdoor Ethics Guide Advisor]] or other adult leader to support Scouts selected for this position and a way to evaluate success.
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The 26-page document, which is available as a <span class="plainlinks">[https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/outdoorethicsguide/pdf/OutdoorEthicsGuide2017.pdf free PDF download]</span> {{PDF}}, includes:
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The 26-page document, which is available as a <span class=plainlinks>[https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/outdoorethicsguide/pdf/OutdoorEthicsGuide.pdf free PDF download {{PDF}}]</span> (May 2018 Printing), includes:
* An explanation of the outdoor ethics guide’s role.
* An explanation of the outdoor ethics guide’s role.
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== External links ==
== External links ==
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* <span class="plainlinks">[https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/outdoorethicsguide/pdf/OutdoorEthicsGuide2017.pdf ''Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook'']</span> {{PDF}} (free PDF download) &mdash; Scouting.org
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* <span class=plainlinks>[https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/outdoorethicsguide/pdf/OutdoorEthicsGuide.pdf ''Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook'' {{PDF}}]</span> (May 2018 Printing) (free PDF download) &mdash; Scouting.org
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* [http://www.scouting.org/outdoor-programs/outdoor-ethics-guide/ Outdoor Ethics Guide] (web pages) &mdash; Scouting.org
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* <span class=plainlinks>[https://draftable.com/compare/sYbrhbFMhKdt Electronic comparison of 2017 and 2018 versions of the ''Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook'']</span> &mdash; Draftable.com
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* [http://www.scouting.org/outdoor-programs/outdoor-ethics/ Outdoor Ethics] &mdash; Scouting.org
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* <span class=plainlinks>[https://www.scouting.org/outdoor-programs/outdoor-ethics-guide/ ''Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook'' Foreword]</span> (web pages) &mdash; Scouting.org
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* <span class=plainlinks>[https://www.scouting.org/outdoor-programs/outdoor-ethics/ Outdoor Ethics]</span> &mdash; Scouting.org
* [http://outdoorethics-bsa.org/ Outdoor Ethics - Boy Scouts of America] &mdash; outdoorethics-bsa.org
* [http://outdoorethics-bsa.org/ Outdoor Ethics - Boy Scouts of America] &mdash; outdoorethics-bsa.org
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* [http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2017/09/28/outdoor-ethics-guide-handbook-now-available-for-position-formerly-known-as-leave-no-trace-trainer/ ''Outdoor ethics guide, a troop-level position of responsibility, gets its own handbook''] - A September 28, 2017 [http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/ ''Bryan on Scouting''] blog posting &mdash; ScoutingMagazine.org
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* <span class=plainlinks>[https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2017/09/28/outdoor-ethics-guide-handbook-now-available-for-position-formerly-known-as-leave-no-trace-trainer/ ''Outdoor ethics guide, a troop-level position of responsibility, gets its own handbook''] - A September 28, 2017 [https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/ ''Bryan on Scouting'']</span> blog posting &mdash; ScoutingMagazine.org
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* [http://www.scoutshop.org/conservation-handbook-updated-for-2016-622557.html ''The Conservation Handbook'' (BSA)] &mdash; ScoutShop.org
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* <span class=plainlinks>[https://www.scoutshop.org/nsearch/?q=conservation+handbook+622557 ''The Conservation Handbook'' (BSA), SKU: 622557]</span> &mdash; ScoutShop.org

Current revision

Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook

First edition:September 2017
Latest edition:May 2018, 26 pages
Online (No. 510-047) Adobe Acrobat PDF
BSA Supply Number:N/A

The purpose of the Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook is to guide units in developing a culture that effectively demonstrates responsible outdoor choices that reduce impacts of Scouting activities. Introduced in September 2017 and updated in May 2018, the handbook identifies the responsibilities of the outdoor ethics guide, provides ideas on how to carry out this role, and lists resources. It also provides methods for the Outdoor Ethics Guide Advisor or other adult leader to support Scouts selected for this position and a way to evaluate success.

The 26-page document, which is available as a free PDF download Adobe Acrobat PDF (May 2018 Printing), includes:

  • An explanation of the outdoor ethics guide’s role.
  • A list of rank requirements the outdoor ethics guide can help fellow Scouts earn.
  • Outdoor program planning tips.
  • A list of functions of the outdoor ethics guide advisor.
  • A self-evaluation for the outdoor ethics guide.
  • An explanation of the Teaching EDGE method.
  • A fillable duty roster for delegating Leave No Trace responsibilities.
  • A Leave No Trace troop assessment form.
  • A fillable planning guide with a Leave No Trace focus.
  • A conservation project checklist.
  • A list of websites to learn more.

See Also

Related awards

Outdoor Ethics-related awards
Leave No Trace-related links
Ecology-related awards

External links

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