Ferny Crofts aim to hold as many training opportunities for leaders to attend throughout the year. We work with several organisations to bring a range of courses to site ranging from First Aid to Raft Building.
You will find all the upcoming Leader courses* that are due to be held at Ferny Crofts.
If none of the below courses interest you, why not request to be placed on our Course Enquiry list? Please contact the office either via phone or email, providing your contact information and which course you are interested in and we shall then contact you when the relevant course is arranged.
* All courses require a minimum number of participants to book in order to go ahead.
Archery Scout Permit Course
Saturday 29th February - Sunday 1st March 2020 £50 per person
A two day course (16 hours) which provides the necessary training and assessment for candidates to achieve their archery leadership permit for recurve bows. The course will be a mixture of both theory and practical skills.
At the end of the course you will receive a Scout Activity permit in Archery which will enable you to run sessions for groups within the Scout Association.
This course is not catered, so please bring lunches for the two days, although tea and coffee will be provided throughout. You will be working outdoors from time to time, so please wear appropriate clothing and bring waterproofs.
The days will run from approximately 9:00am - 5:00pm.
Camping can be booked separately.
Traditional Raft Building Scout Permit Course Sunday 26th April 2020 - £30
This one day course will train and assess the competence of candidates to lead groups in traditional rafting activities. Permits may be restricted to specific classes of water or locations.
Topics that are covered are responsibilities, group management, risk assessment, weather, technical factors, emergency procedures and equipment.
Gain a Scout Permit in Traditional Raft Building.
This course is not catered, so please bring a packed lunch, although tea and coffee will be provided throughout.
You will be working outdoors, so please wear appropriate clothing and bring waterproofs.
The day will run from approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm.