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Skills for Residential Experiences (16/38)

3 October, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4 October, 2020 @ 3:00 pm


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

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 30 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.

It will be possible for course candidates to stay on site overnight, preferrably in their own tents but if that is not possible we will be able to supply tent accomodation.

Course Trainers: Neil Laws

Any queries please email [email protected]

Cost of the course will be met by West Sussex training team, however, a fee will be charged for not turning up without at least a weeks notice.


3 October, 2020 @ 9:00 am
4 October, 2020 @ 3:00 pm


Lodge Hill Campsite
Waltham Park Road
Watersfield, West Sussex RH20 1LZ United Kingdom
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