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.

ITC 2 Day expedition First Aid Course 23rd - 24th November 2019
An ITC 2 Day Expedition First Aid Course being run at Ferny Crofts by Hampshire Scouts. 
This is for Scout Leaders needing 'full' First Aid for adventurous activities or to be able to run first response. 
Cost - £100 per person for Scouts
        £130 per person for Non Scouts
Other information: Includes outdoor scenarios. 
10 People are required to make this course viable (12 spaces available). The fee is only refundable if you place can be filled as no surplus is made on the course (usual cost £160-£180)
Please note: This course is not being run by Ferny Crofts so we shall not be able to assist you with further information. Please contact Hampshire Scout County Office and they shall be able to direct you accordingly. Tel - 02380847847

fully booked

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.

Nsra Youth Proficiency scheme
Saturday 2nd - sunday 3rd May 2020 £110 per person
A two day course (16 hours). 

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 approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm.

​Camping can be booked separately.

Our Address

Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre
Beaulieu Road

Brockenhurst
Hampshire

England

United Kingdom
SO42 7YQ

Contact Us

TEL: 02380 845092   

E-MAIL: fernycrofts@fernycrofts.org.uk

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Sunday  0830 - 1630

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