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 5 - 6 October 2019 Book here.

Great Tower 23 - 24 November 2019 Book here



British Canoeing: Paddle Explore Award

Your Explore Award gives you ownership, allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddle sport.

Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits what you need.  Learning to make confident choices with this individualised approach.  This award recognises your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft in a sheltered water environment.

There are no prerequisites or age requirements to start you award today.

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

Where and when?

Great Tower 7 - 9 September 2019  Book here

Buddens and 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 5 - 6 October 2019 Book here

Great Tower 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  22 - 23 June 2019 Book here