Outdoor Ethics Guide

The Outdoor Ethics Guide helps minimize the troop’s impact on the land by teaching Scouts the Leave No Trace Seven Principles.

Refer to the Scouts BSA Outdoor Ethics Guide Handbook

Reports to: The Senior Patrol Leader

Duties

  • Have a thorough understanding of and commitment to Leave No Trace principals and Tread Lightly! guidelines.
  • Successfully complete the Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly! online awareness courses.
  • Help minimize the troop’s impact on the land by teaching Scouts the principles of Leave No Trace.
  • Help ensure that the troop follows Leave No Trace principles on outings.
  • Set a good example, wear the Scout uniform correctly, and live by the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
  • Show and help develop Scout spirit.

Rubric

Expectation 1
Expectation not met
2
Below expectation
3
Meets basic expectation
4
Meets target expectations
5
Excels in position
LNT and Tread Lightly! online courses Not completed Not completed Completed Completed Completed
Teach LNT principles 0 sessions 0 sessions 1 session 2 sessions 3 sessions
Follow LNT principles 0 activities 0 activities 1 activity 2 activities 3 activities
LNT understanding Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
Scout Spirit Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent