Training and away days

Adult training and away days

Archery Permit Training and Assessment

This two day course provides the necessary training and assessment for candidates to achieve the archery leadership permit for recurve bows.

How much? £100 per person.  Scout Grants Committee funding may be available.

Where and when?

Downe 12 - 13 October 2019  Book here

Gilwell Park 13 - 14 April and 5 - 6 October 2019 Book here.

Woodhouse 30 - 31 March 2019 Book now



British Canoeing: Paddle Sports 2 Star (16+)

This two day NGB training and assessment course delivers the skills to progress in paddle sports on Kielder Water or Lake Windermere. Participants should already be able to paddle forwards, backwards and turn their craft.

How much? £90 members, £120 non-members

Where and when?

Buddens 6 - 7 April 2019 Book here

Great Tower 25 - 25 May and 7 - 9 September 2019  Book here

Hawkhirst please contact the Centre.




Bushcraft Skills Course

This course will teach you the skills to utilise the bare minimal tools in order to cope in real-life survival situations. This includes shelter building, fire lighting, knife, axe and saw work and water treatment. 

How much? £80 per person

Where and when?

Gilwell Park  13 - 14 April and 5 - 6 October 2019 Book here

Great Tower 9 - 10 March 2019 and 2 - 3 November 2019. Book here


Camp Craft Skills Course

On this course, you'll learn useful camp skills to make your summer camp even more fun, functional and exciting. We'll cover camp cooking, gadgets to make with your Group, how best to set up site and our top tips for guaranteeing a successful camp.

How much? £80 per person.

Where and when?

Gilwell Park 21 - 22 September 2019 Book here

Great Tower 27 - 28 April and 22 - 23 June 2019 Book here