Practical Skills Training Day (Module 18)

Date: 3rd October 2020 Between: 8:50 am - 4:45 pm Location: Forest Camp Activity Centre (Begg Site)

Come along and have some fun enhancing your practical skills as a Leader which will aid you in delivering even better programmes for your Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts.  This is an ideal training day for new leaders of every section and Module 18 will be validated on the day.  It is also a way of completing some of your on-going learning (15 hours over 3 years).

You will have the opportunity to attend 7 sessions from all the skills bases on offer.  Each skills base will run 45 minute sessions throughout the day and will be timed as below:








Arrival/Registration/Collection of Personal Timetable and Coffee


13.15 – 14.00


Lunch (Provided)

09.30 – 10.15 Session 1 14.00 – 14.45 Session 5
10.30 – 11.15 Session 2 15.00 – 15.45 Session 6
11.15 – 11.30 Coffee/Tea break 15.45 – 16.00 Coffee/Tea break
11.30 – 12.15 Session 3 16.00 – 16.45 Session 7
12.30 – 13.15 Session 4 16.45 Closing Thanks

Each leader will be given their individual programme for the day which you will hand to the instructor at the start of each session;  this will be initialled and returned at the end of each session.

These completed cards will then be passed to your Local Training Manager to confirm validation of Module 18 (where required).

No uniform is required and refreshments and lunch are provided.  Please dress appropriate for activities and weather.

Places are limited to 120

Course fee: £5 (including lunch and refreshments throughout the day).

ACTION: AFTER BOOKING ONLINE. PLEASE NUMBER 10 BASES IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE, 1 BEING MOST PREFERABLE, 10 BEING LEAST PREFERABLE AND, where possible, we will try and accommodate your top 7.  Please return to Pam Owen by Sunday 20th September 2020.

Bases for 2020 are:

  • Mini-Pioneering
  • Map & Compass
  • Fire-lighting
  • BBQ ovens
  • Blocks & Tackles
  • Branding
  • Putting up a Tent
  • Backwoods Cooking
  • Axes, Saws & knives
  • Tracking and Trailing
  • Knotting
  • Blindfold Trail
  • Woggles/Key Rings
  • Lamps & Stoves

Closing date:  Sunday 20th September 2020

Look forward to seeing you on 3rd October

Val Thomason & Pam Owen

Forest Camp Activity Centre (Begg Site)

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Date: 3rd October 2020 Between: 8:50 am - 4:45 pm Location: Forest Camp Activity Centre (Begg Site) Cost: £5.00
Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls