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outdoor ethics guideJob Description: The Outdoor Ethics Guide ensures that Leave No Trace (LNT) principles are followed on all troop outings and activities. The Outdoor Ethics Guide can be seen/downloaded from https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/outdoorethicsguide/pdf/OutdoorEthicsGuide.pdf

Reports to: the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader.


  1. Know by heart the Leave No Trace principles and be able to explain them in detail to others.
  2. Instruct the troop about Leave No Trace principles before outings.
  3. While on outings, ensure that Leave No Trace principles are followed, providing direction and instruction as necessary.
  4. Participate in outings.
  5. Sets a good example.
  6. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly.
  7. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  8. Shows Scout spirit.


  1. Recommended by the SPL and approved by the Scoutmaster
  2. Serves for 6 months
  3. Must be active in the troop
  4. Any Scout can serve in this position who is 14 years of age or older (13 with Scoutmaster approval).
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