This module is for Section Leaders and Supporters who may organise or support residential experiences for young people as part of their role in Scouting.
It is intended to provide an introduction to the skills that are related to running residential experiences and linked to the skills needed to gain a Nights Away Permit.
This module is split into eight sessions which cover the core areas of the Nights Away Permit Assessment, and will help leaders to gain and consolidate skills.
This training does not automatically qualify participants for a Nights Away Permit. It is an opportunity to learn and to develop the skills needed in future assessments for a Nights Away Permit.
There are eight core skills involved in running a residential experience, all of which will be covered during the weekend.
- planning a residential experience
ensuring effective administration of an even preparing and coordinating a programme of activities
choosing and preparing staff
choosing, organising and maintaining the right equipment
ensuring the health, happiness and safety of self and others
identifying and managing risks associated with residential experiences
organising good catering
making the best of the venue
The course begins on Friday evening and is fully catered. Accomadation is available but if you prefer you may slip home to your own bed at the end of the days sessions.
Frith Grange Scout Campsite, Frith Lane, Barnet
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