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Scottish Orienteering - Introduction to Orienteering

Introduction to the basic skills of orienteering and some games and activities to teach and develop them.

When and where?

Lochgoilhead - on request please contact the centre.

Leadership & instructing

Teaching practical skills workshop

The day is designed to give you the skills and the confidence to teach practical skills to young people. This includes both learning the practical skill, and learning how to teach it. At the end of the day you'll be able to go back and teach these skills to your section, and apply the same teaching techniques to other skills you already have.

Who is the course for?

This course is for you if you want to:

  • Teach these skills to your leaders 
  • Build a network across the Country to share best practices for teaching practical skills
  • Get a Scout Adventures trainer’s certificate certifying your skills
  • Learn how to plan and structure practical teaching to young people
  • Learn new teaching techniques and practice them in a supportive environment
  • Build confidence in some simple Scouting skills
  • See (and practice) how to teach scouting skills to young people using a structured approach and teaching techniques.

How much?

£30 - bring a packed lunch and dress to be active/for the weather, tea & coffee provided.

Where and When?

Gilwell Park Saturday 2nd May 2020. Book here.

Woodhouse Park Saturday 20th June 2020. Book here.

Great Tower Saturday 21st November 2020. Book here.

Leadership & instructing

Top Rope Climbing Permit Assessment

This course is designed to assess the specific skills of leading a group in single pitch top rope climbing and managing up to two belay systems at once.

How much? Assessment £90 per person / £95 per person for 2020 courses.  Scout Grants Committee funding may be available.

Where and when?

Yr Hafod (Natural) 18 - 19 April 2020, 9 - 10 May, 6 - 7 June, 11 - 12 July, 12 - 13 September, 26 - 27 September, 10 -11 October Book here

Gilwell Park (Artificial) 26 September 2020 Book here 

Great Tower - on request, please contact the centre.

Lochgoilhead - on request, please contact the centre.

Please note: Attending a training course before assessment is not mandatory but it is beneficial. If you feel ready to proceed straight to assessment, please select the activity you wish to be assessed in and read through the Assessment Checklist thoroughly. 

Hill and mountain Leadership & instructing

Watersports development weekend

The aims for this course are to be flexible to the participants needs as possible so on Saturday morning when all meet to come up with a plan for the weekend with the instructor.

How much? £120

Where and when?

On the water