British Canoeing Guide Module - Campcraft & Leadership Skills

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Location

Hartlake Bridge

Hartlake Bridge

Hartlake Rd

Tonbridge

TN11 0BL

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description
This module is aimed at British Canoeing Leaders wanting to expand their knowledge and experience in guiding in their chosen environment.

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British Canoeing Guide Module Outlines

Each module will be 8 hours in length, delivered via specific venues with well-established and experienced Guides offering best current practice within the environment of guiding.

British Canoeing Guide Scheme at present offers five modules:

 Camp Craft and Expedition Skills

 Environmental and Sustainability

 Leadership

 Customer Experience

 Trip Planning and Organisation

NOTE:

Modules are available to all British Canoeing and Home Nation members

Guide modules will be recognised as CPD (1 module = 18 months CPD)

Other modules will be added as the guide scheme develops.

3 of the 5 subject areas need to be completed or evidence produced to become a full Guide.

Module title: Camp Craft and Expedition Skills

Time: 8 hours

Background

This module is aimed at British Canoeing Leaders wanting to expand their knowledge and experience in guiding in their chosen environment.

Course content:

Leave no trace philosophy

Single day trips and multi day expeditions

Understanding the expedition’s environment

Expedition nutrition and hydration

Packing, loading and paddling a loaded craft

Essential camp craft including:

Equipment choice, stoves and fuel

Camp safety

Sanitation

Wildlife considerations – bears, bugs and beasts

Tents and tarps

Outdoor food hygiene

Location

We will be paddling from Hartlake Bridge (stick this lat and long into google for the exact location of the put in 51°12'07.3"N 0°19'50.6"E ) to Yalding (51°13'23.8"N 0°25'07.0"E)

Food

Bring a packed lunch for yourself

Kit

Mountainwise will provide all safety kit as standard. We are also happy to provide bas and paddles on request free of charge.

Please contact Eoin at info@mountainwise.co.uk if you would like to rent a boat for the day.

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Location

Hartlake Bridge

Hartlake Bridge

Hartlake Rd

Tonbridge

TN11 0BL

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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