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Quapaw Canoe Company


Leave No Trace

Center for Outdoor Ethics



When: Saturday March 5 – Sunday March 6, 2011

Where: Quapaw Canoe Company | 411 Ohio Street in downtown Helena

Cost: $160/person, includes Mississippi River canoe trip (to Buck Island), educational materials, meals for the course, overnight camping, and a one year membership to Leave No Trace. 12 maximum. Reserve your place now! First come first served.

Who: Any individual interested in learning and practicing the Seven Leave No Trace Principles and teaching them to others or general outdoor enthusiasts who want to learn the skills needed to minimize their impact. Typical attendees include backpackers, paddlers, Scouts, Venturers, Scout leaders, camp counselors, guides, outdoor groups/clubs, specialty outdoor retail associates and trip leaders. Open to the public.

Description: This course will allow participants to learn and practice the seven principles of Leave No Trace in an outdoor setting and will prepare individuals to act as Leave No Trace-recognized Trainers from the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. The training includes 16 hours of instruction and overnight camping onsite. As part of the Trainer Course curriculum, participants will also be required to lead a 10-15 minute discussion or presentation on one of the Leave No Trace principles or other impact topic. Further details and guidance will be provided upon registration.

Instructors: Agata and Jason Ketterick, Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers

Gear: Please bring gear necessary for an overnight canoe-camping trip, including tent, sleeping bag, pad, hiking shoes, backpack, water bottle, drybags, rain gear, warm clothing for daytrip in canoe, etc.

Contact: John Ruskey, Quapaw Canoe Company | (662) 902-7841 |