The BSA has partnered with the Tread Lightly! organization as a supplemental educational program to provide outdoor ethics guidance and tools in support of the Outdoor Code. Tread Lightly! is a national nonprofit organization who's mission is to promote responsilbe outdoor recreation through ethics education and stewarship. The scope of their eduational program includes both the land and the water. This program is specifialy used within the BSA to provide practical ethical guidance in making ethical decisions and skills in the areas of geocaching, mountain biking, hunting, snowsports, horseback riding, recreational shooting, ATV riding, fishing, mortoized boating, and personal watercraft program areas. The Occoneechee Council is a proud Alliance member of Tread Lightly!