Survival Skills weekend (Novice activity & Advanced Bushcraft and survival)

Survival Skills Saturday 23rd / Monday 25th May  £50 Held at Miserden Park. We will be ‘surviving’ in an area of outstanding natural beauty. We aim to live up to the description of the badge as ‘the ultimate challenge for Scouts” We are NOT based on a campsite, you will NOT be sleeping in tents (even during the training), there is […]

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Climbing course

Climbing Course Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th April Mid-week course at the Warehouse Climbing Centre in Gloucester: Climbing & bouldering using the extensive facilities and fully qualified instructors. Scouts gain the Climber badge. Explorers gain the Explorer Climber badge. All climbing equipment provided. Non-residential. £50 Course-Booking-Form-o4-20 Climbing corrse […]

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Expedition Challenge weekends

Expedition Challenge Weekends (Scouts) 27th /29th March (W1) AND 17th/19th April  (W2) £55 covers both weekends W1: Training** based at Eastcombe HQ. W2: Expedition hiking with day kit and camping at Cranham. **Training will include map reading, compass work, route planning, first aid, hike camping, cooking, kit check, Highway & County Codes, emergency procedures etc.  Bonus! Your walking during both weekends will also count […]

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County badge weekend – Electronics, Geocaching or Naturalist

Badge Weekend  6th/8th March Cranham indoors, catering provided. Choose ONE badge: 1. Geocaching Badge: £40 Use GPS and learn about this exciting new sport: Complete a hike using a Map and GPS Find and solve the clues found in a night-time “glow stick” multi-cache Locate two local geocaches from geocaching.com Create geocaches for each other to find Set off this year’s Scout Geocoin 2. Electronics Badge: £45 Create clever systems […]

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Narrowboat Steerers course 2020 (part 1)

Dates:  28th February/1st March AND 13th/15th March Course Fee: £200  This two-weekend course is for adults and will cover narrowboat steering, operation of locks, basic maintenance and safety requirements, and crew management. The course on both weekends will start on the Friday evening from Harefield, returning there on the Sunday afternoon. The course fee will include boat hire and food […]

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County Cooking Competition

The County Cooking Competition has been arranged for Sunday 16th February 2020 at Shurdington Social Centre. The entry cost is £20.00 per team. Entry fees can be paid by bank transfer to Gloucestershire Scouts sort code 55-61-08 account number 66 58 63 99.  Please note your payment with district name. DC’s and previous years entrants have been contacted to try and get some […]

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PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Thinking….I want to do something different, but what? Ever tried scuba diving? Do you get enthralled watching Blue Planet and other underwater exploration programmes? Do you want to be like the teams producing these shows? You NEED to be a scuba diver! Come along and give it a try. Our 1 hour session in the […]

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Young Leaders – Module A: Prepare for take off

Young Leader Module A- Prepare for take off (essentials and expectations) This is the mandatory course all Young Leaders need to do. The module has been revised and includes all essential information needed before starting as a Young Leader Course is free but please book as numbers are limited. Application form: Module_A_application_form_01-20 This course can be attended by […]

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Indoor Climbing Assistant NGB Award

Saturday 11th January 2020, The Warehouse, Gloucester. Open to Explorers, Scout Network, Leaders. Minimum age 16.   Are you 16 or over, and interested in developing the skills required to assist in the instruction of climbing activities? This course covers the Mountain Training (the National Governing Body for climbing instructors) Indoor Climbing Assistant qualification. Assessment of […]

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