Monday, August 16, 2010

e-Tour Trifecta: Leave No Trace Ethics, Sierra Club, and Operation Purple

Sarah Hutchinson, Director of Youth and Recreation for Easter Seals/UCP, was very excited about our visits to the Operation Purple camps in New Castle, VA. In the video, Sarah underscores the connection between Operation Purple, the Sierra Club, and Leave No Trace. We often think about the adage that we first saw at the YMCA’s Camp Campbell Gard in Ohio, “Character through camping.” Sarah adds a fresh perspective in this interview, suggesting that not only is the LNT ethic an important cornerstone of responsible outdoor recreation, but the basis of a healing and nurturing value system for youth as well…

Peggy and Barrett
2010 e-Tour

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