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Skills for Residential Experiences, Crawley

West Sussex Scouts

Saturday, 6 May 2017 at 09:00 - Sunday, 7 May 2017 at 17:00

Skills for Residential Experiences, Crawley

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Skills for Residential Experiences, Crawley 6/7MAY17 Sold Out 1d 8h 47m Free  

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Skills for Residential Experiences (Module 16/38) - To provide adults with the appropriate skills to plan and run successful residential experiences for the young people in their section

To meet demand a further course has been added to the Training Calendar to prepare leaders for the new camping season on 6-7th May at Stanford Campsite, Pease Pottage, Near Crawley. The weekend will cover the requirements of module 16 and 38 and will be residential in nature (Camping). As this is a West Sussex Training Course cost will be covered by the County training budget.  There are 24 places available which are expected to go very quickly.  Topics covered will include;
  • The planning process - youth training badges, activities, games, budgeting, flexibility ...
  • Elements of effective administration - site, food, transport, record keeping ...
  • Choosing and preparing a team - supervising/running activities, first aid, cooking ...
  • Choosing, using and maintaining the right equipment - tents, burners, lighting ...
  • Practical skills - knots, tent pitching, pioneering, knife -saw-axe, cooking, campfires ...
  • Health, happiness and safety issues - emergency/accident procedures, risk assessments, safeguarding ...
  • Catering requirements - dietary, allergies, cultural, storage of food, budgeting, water ...
  • Evaluating venues - type of event, time of year, ages involved, facilities at venue ...

Dress code; Any weather appropriate clothing for activities

Refreshments: food will be provided so please advise the organisers of any special dietary needs.

Course delivered by the County Training team

Enquiries to; Christine Hobbs, Crawley LTM, crawleyscouts.trainingmanager@gmail.com 

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Stanford Scout Camp site
Old Brighton Road
Pease Pottage
RH11 9AJ Nr. Crawley
United Kingdom

Saturday, 6 May 2017 at 09:00 - Sunday, 7 May 2017 at 17:00


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