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The BSA's Outdoor Ethics Task Force provides this website as a resource to everyone who is teaching, learning and promoting Outdoor Ethics in Scouting.

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* Annual OE Reporting
Council Outdoor Ethics Advocates - Please submit your 2015 Progress Report
We have simplified the form this year.
Even if your council doesn't have an active Outdoor Ethics Advocate, please have someone fill out the survey.
This data, tracking our progress getting the OE message out to scouting, is very useful to the OE Task Force and our partners.
More Info & Reporting Form Link
 
* Outdoor Ethics Orientation
The Outdoor Ethics Task Force has released the latest Draft (no appendix yet) of the new Outdoor Ethics Orientation course.
See our Resources page for the class Lesson Plan / Instructor Guide and Recognition cards.
 
* 2016 National OE Conference
October 6-8, 2016 - Save The Date
Patch Design Contest - Enter Now!
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* Applying Outdoor Ethics in Your Unit, District and Council
Week 11: August 14-20, 2016, Philmont Training Center
Particularly designed for Council Outdoor Ethics Advocates.
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* Action Awards Changes
Changes to the Cub Scout and Boy Scout Advancement requiremetns have cause some changes to the requierments for the Outdoor Ethics Action Awards.
Cub Scout Award changes
Boy Scout and Varsity Scout Award changes
 
* Boy Scout Program Changes
Extensive revisions to the Boy Scout Rank Requirements are effective Jan 1, 2016.
See our NEWS page for more details.
 
* LNT Master Educator Courses
We had lots of great ME courses in 2015! Thanks to everyone who helped make these a possibility and to those who attended!
It's Time - Get your applications in to host a 2016 ME course.
We already have some 2016 courses listed, and will add more to our ME Course page as they are approved.
 
* Your OE Training Course in Our Calendar
Council Outdoor Ethics Advocates are encouraged to submit their council's OE training courses for listing on our training calendars.
 
* Master Educator Refresher Course
"Brush up" on your LNT skills, administrative protocols, teaching techniques, etc.
MEs must take this course every 2 years in order to be the lead instructor at a LNT Trainer Course.
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