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Skills for Residential Experiences, Crawley

19/05/2018 @ 9:00 am - 20/05/2018 @ 3:00 pm

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 19-20 May 2018 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

£25 fee to Scouters from outside of Crawley District.


19/05/2018 @ 9:00 am
20/05/2018 @ 3:00 pm
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Stanford Scout Camp site
Old Brighton Road Pease Pottage
Nr. Crawley, West Sussex RH11 9AJ United Kingdom


West Sussex Scouts