Training and away days

Adult training and away days

Queen's Scout Award and Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award Expedition Training or Assessment (16 - 24)

This course will enable those who don’t have an expedition team to complete either their training, including their practice venture or their final qualifying expedition. Full support will be provided throughout the week on all aspects of completing the Queen's Scout Award and Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award expedition sections.

How much? £150 per person.

Where and when?  

Yr Hafod 17 - 24 August Practice and Qualifying. Book here.

All other centres on request.


Queen’s Scout Award and Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award Residential (18 - 24)

Scout Adventures is the perfect place to complete the residential section of your Queen’s Scout Award and/or the Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award.
During your 5 day, 4 night stay you will join the existing Adventure Centre team assisting in a range of tasks and activities. This could range from assisting on adventurous activity sessions, to site maintenance work or assisting the team in setting up for one of our large scale events. You will also have the opportunity to take part in evening social activities. 
Meals are provided as part of the stay, accommodation is typically by camping - during the Winter months wherever possible we arrange indoor accommodation. 

How much? £50 per person.

When and where? 

Downe                     Please contact the Centre

Gilwell Park              2 - 6 September, 21 - 25 October 2019.  

                                 2020: 6 - 10 January, 16 -20 March, 23 - 27 March, 6 - 10 April, 20 - 24 April, 8 - 11 June, 29 June - 3 July, 6 - 10 July, 13 - 17 July, 20 - 24 July, 27 - 31 July,                                             31 August - 4 September  Book here. 

Great Tower             Please contact the Centre 

Lochgoilhead           Please contact the Centre

Woodhouse Park     Please contact the Centre 

Youlbury                   Please contact the Centre




Module 38 Skills for Residential Experiences

This two-day training is a chance to meet new and experienced leaders, gain knowledge, skills and the confidence required to take a Scout group away overnight. Learn about Programme ideas, using and storing camping equipment, choosing a site, planning, paperwork and catering. Plus you'll get a taste of some adventurous activities suitable for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.

How much? £80 per person

Where and when?



Mountain Leader Summer Training (18+)

Complete your summer Mountain Leader Training either in the Lake District or Snowdonia National Parks. This award is recognised as the UK’s national standard for taking groups into mountainous environments. Participants must have registered with Mountain Training and completed the prerequisites specified on the Mountain Training website.

Great Tower

Courses based at Great Tower are delivered by Mountain Training England provider Climb 365 in conjunction with Scout Adventures.

How much? Training from £350 per person for members, £445 non members

Where and when

22 - 27 July, 28 October - 2 November and  25 - 30 November Book here


Yr Hafod

Scout Adventures Yr Hafod is a Mountain Training Cymru provider and delivers courses based from Yr Hafod.

How much? Training from £285 per person  (members) £380 (non members)


Courses are split over three weekends

7 - 8,September, 21 - 22 September & 12 - 13 October 2019

4 - 5 April 2020, 18 - 19 April and 9 -10 May 2020; 12 - 13 September, 26 - 27 September 2020 and 10 - 11 October 2020 Book here


Lochgoilhead - on request, please contact centre