Yoth Group Archery
Adult opportunities

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. 

upcoming courses

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. 

 

Tel: 02380 845092

Email: fernycrofts@fernycrofts.org.uk

Restrictions may Apply. Priority is given to Scouting and other Youth Groups.

Archery gb instructor course £165
Wednesday 23rd - Thursday 24th February 2022

This is a two day course which is designed for people with little or no prior experience of Archery. Candidates must be at least 17 years old by the start of the course.

Topics that are covered within the course are; how to shoot arrows, preparing and delivering Archery sessions, how to select appropriate equipment, setting up a range and how to ensure safety on the range.

Successful candidates will gain an Archery GB Instructor licence which will last for three years.

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 to 5:00pm.    

Camping can be booked separately. 

Traditional raft building scout permit course - £35 - Sunday 12th june 2022

This one day course will train and asses 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 equipmnet. 

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.

nsra Youth proficiency scheme
£125 Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd April 2022

A two day course (16 hours). Participants must be 18+

Topics that are covered within the course are; law and safety, equipment, range construction, range construction skills, sighting, session plans, scoring targets and competition plus shooting games. 

This equips candidates to run have-a-go sessions in air rifle shooting and also to take young people for introduction to shooting over a longer period 

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 9:00am to 5:00pm.

       

Camping can be booked separately. 

nsra Youth proficiency scheme
£125 Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th November 2022

A two day course (16 hours). Participants must be 18+

Topics that are covered within the course are; law and safety, equipment, range construction, range construction skills, sighting, session plans, scoring targets and competition plus shooting games. 

This equips candidates to run have-a-go sessions in air rifle shooting and also to take young people for introduction to shooting over a longer period 

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 9:00am to 5:00pm.

       

Camping can be booked separately.