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Skills for Nights Away

08 Apr @ 6:00 pm - 10 Apr @ 5:00 pm

Are you looking to work towards a Nights Away Permit, or get involved with taking your section on residential experiences?

This weekend is for leaders and supporters who may organise or support residential experiences for young people as part of their role in Scouting. It is intended to provide an introduction to the skills related to running residential experiences and linked to the skills needed to gain a Nights Away Permit.

The course will cover sessions on:

• Planning process and effective administration for nights away/residential experiences
• Choosing and making best use of venues
• Planning programmes and activities
• Choosing and preparing a staff team
• Catering – Preparation of a menu, food safety and hygiene, waste disposal
• Fires – for cooking, keeping warm, and as a social focal point
• Wellbeing, health, happiness and safety
• Equipment and practical skills – tents and marquees, stoves, lamps, cutting, camp gadgets, latrines

All learning aspects of modules 38 and 18 will be covered. Arrival 6-7pm Friday, finish 5pm Sunday.

Cost:  17 inclusive of food.

If childcare presents difficulties that would block attendance, please get in touch. trainingteam@gwentscouts.org.uk

Booking deadline: Friday 27 March

Botany Bay, Tintern, NP16 6SN

      Details

      Start:
      08 Apr @ 6:00 pm
      End:
      10 Apr @ 5:00 pm
      Event Category:
      booking.gwentscouts.org.uk

      Organiser

      Gwent Area Training Tream

      Venue

      Botany Bay

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