Total 19 Scouts and 18 Girl Guides graduated from Leave No Trace (LNT) Trainer Course held from 01-03 October 2015 at Hulhumale’, Maldives. This is the first LNT Trainer Course in Maldives and this course was delivered by the Master Educator on LNT Mr. Shane Earnshaw from Scouts of Western Australia. This tripartite partnership event was a success and shows Scouts and Girl Guides commitment on the environmental education programmes for the youths, corporate entities and general public at large.
Leave No Trace (LNT) is an internationally recognized outdoor skills and ethical awareness program focused on SEVEN PRINCIPLES. Our interests in the long term health of the natural world that we enjoy, and making good decisions to protect our current ecology and environment for generations to come are vital for today’s living.
The 16 hours course was by Scouts of Western Australia who are the champions of LNT program in Australia.
Australia’s only Master Educator and the training team took part in this programme and 7-principles of this program, application strategies, and experience activities that support the teaching of the key 7-principles was well explained to the participants.
At the end of the Trainer Course Certificates and Trainer Badges awarded to the participants of the course.
After the Closing Ceremony, a farewell dinner and friendship circle hosted by Scouts and Girl Guides.