Unfortunately, we are no longer able to collect used postage stamps. We would therefore be grateful if any used postage
Going Away with Training / Outdoor Skills Day
This year we are running two outdoor training/skills days. You are welcome to attend both days or one day or morning/afternoon.
Going Away with Training – Saturday 16 March 2019
Are you considering taking a residential qualification or just want to bring yourself up to date? Then why not join the outdoor team at the Hertfordshire Guide Centre, Cottered for a fun, informal day looking at all aspects of the Going Away with scheme.
Cost: £15 (this includes lunch at midday). Optional overnight stay (either inside the Hertfordshire Guide Centre of camping outside) at £10 extra.
We will cover:
1. Modules 1 to 4 of the Going Away with training scheme
2. Advice on other modules including programme, catering and health/hygiene
3. Time to have a go at menu and programme planning
4. Opportunity to talk with advisers about any residential plans you have
Outdoor Skills Day – Sunday 17 March 2019
To support the new programme and particularly the Adventure skills builders, we have organised a camp skills and fire skills day. This will be a relaxed day giving Leaders of all sections a chance to light fires, pitch tents and try out skills builder activities.
Cost: £15 (includes food for firelighting activities). You will need a packed lunch.
There will be 2 sessions:
Firelighting and cooking
- Backwoods cooking (Camp Skills Builder 6 and Guide interest badge)
- Firelighting and cooking on fires (Camp Skills Builder 2,3, 4)
- Camp oven (Camp Skills Builder 5)
- Tent pitching (Camp Skills Builder 2, 4)
- Gadgets/lightweight pioneering (Camp Skills Builder 3, 6)
- Camp layout (Skills Builder 4)
- Bedding rolls (Camp Skills Builder 3)
- Tent repairs (Camp Skills Builder 5)
Please click here for a Booking Form. Closing date for applications has been extended to 5 March 2019.
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