Outdoor Ethics Guide

Outdoor Ethics Guide

  • The outdoor ethics guide helps the troop plan and conduct an outdoor program that emphasizes effectively practicing the principles of outdoor ethics.
  • The guide works to help Scouts improve their outdoor ethics decision-making skills to minimize impacts as they participate in outdoor activities.
  • He supports Scouts who are working to complete the relevant requirements for the Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class ranks.

— (Boy Scout Handbook, 13th Edition, p 423)


There is no required training for the Outdoor Ethics Guide position, but the following trainings and resources are recommended: