What's On

District Scout Fun Day
Sun 18th Apr
Where: District Campsite

Climbing, Zip Wire, Fun Games, Football competition, Arts & Crafts. £15.00 per Scout - Including food!

Please use the booking form to tell us your group name and number of children you will be bringing.

First Response - First Aid
Sat 24th Apr
Where: District HQ

Scouting first aid course - required by all leaders every 3 years
Activity First Aid
Sat 8th May
Where: District HQ

This course is designed for leaders who already hold the First Response certificate.
District Annual General Meeting
Sat 22nd May
Where: HQ

We would love to see all local adult members for our AGM, with cheese and wine later.
Nights Away Training
Sun 30th May
Where: District Campsite

To enable Section Leaders and supporters who may support residential experiences for young people, to understand the purpose that residential experiences play in Scouting.
Beaver Sleepover
Sat 5th Jun
Where: District Campsite

£20.00 per Beaver - Including food!

Please use the booking form to tell us your group name and number of children you will be bringing.

Delivering a Quality Programme
Tue 8th Jun
Where: District HQ

To provide Leaders, Managers and Supporters with information about how to deliver quality Scouting to young people, and how we ensure it meets their needs. This module is recommended as a priority.
Scouting For All  Event Almost Full
Wed 16th Jun
Where: District HQ

To provide an introduction to equal opportunities and practical advice about how to make Scouting inclusive for all.
District Cub Camp
Fri 18th Jun
Where: District Campsite

£50.00 per Beaver - Including food!

Please use the booking form to tell us your group name and number of children you will be bringing.

District Scout Camp Extravaganza
Fri 18th Jun
Where: District Campsite

£50.00 per Scout - Including food!

Please use the booking form to tell us your group name and number of children you will be bringing.

Growing the Section
Tue 22nd Jun
Where: District HQ

To cover ways in which an adult volunteering with a section can work with their line manager and others to plan and contribute to the growth of their Section and/or Group.
Fundamentals of Scouting
Thu 24th Jun
Where: District HQ

To explore the Fundamentals of Scouting and the Religious Policy; and consider their relationship with the quality Programme delivered to young people.
Getting Started Modules
Sat 3rd Jul
Where: District HQ

Essential training modules for adults in Scouting. Bring a packed lunch.
Nights Away Training
Sun 4th Jul
Where: District Campsite

To enable Section Leaders and supporters who may support residential experiences for young people, to understand the purpose that residential experiences play in Scouting.
Administration
Mon 5th Jul
Where: District HQ

To provide information and best practice on how to manage administrative tasks in Scouting, including responsibilities relating to the Data Protection Act, record keeping, finances and insurance requirements.
Safety & Safeguarding Training
Thu 8th Jul
Where: District HQ

Detailed course and discussion session
Section Leader Training Weekend  Event Almost Full
Sat 10th Jul
Where: District HQ

Come along and pickup vital skills for Scouting
Achieving Growth Course
Sun 11th Jul
Where: District HQ

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Produce an effective development plan to identify and promote growth in local Scouting.
- Plan and use effective recruitment techniques.
- Identify situations where change is needed and apply effective change management techniques to local Scouting situations.
- Identify opportunities for flexible volunteering and support, and practice this in the recruitment and retention of adult Members.
- Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.
First Response - First Aid
Sat 24th Jul
Where: District HQ

Scouting first aid course - required by all leaders every 3 years
Nights Away Training
Sun 1st Aug
Where: District Campsite

To enable Section Leaders and supporters who may support residential experiences for young people, to understand the purpose that residential experiences play in Scouting.
District YL Training Weekend
Fri 10th Sep
Where: District Campsite

Intensive training course for Young Leaders. Meet other YLs, socialise, swap ideas, evening disco.
District Ball
Sat 18th Sep
Where: Hilton Hotel

Black tie and ball gowns evening, with dinner and disco.
Getting Started Modules
Sat 2nd Oct
Where: District HQ

Essential training modules for adults in Scouting. Bring a packed lunch.
District Scout Overnight Hike Competition
Sat 2nd Oct
Where: District Campsite

Overnight hike with incidents. Scouts should be in patrols of 4 to 7 members with only one PL and one APL.

Please use the booking form to tell us your group name and number of children you will be bringing.

Delivering a Quality Programme  Event Full
Tue 5th Oct
Where: District HQ

To provide Leaders, Managers and Supporters with information about how to deliver quality Scouting to young people, and how we ensure it meets their needs. This module is recommended as a priority.
Safety & Safeguarding Training
Thu 7th Oct
Where: District HQ

Detailed course and discussion session
Section Leader Training Weekend
Sat 9th Oct
Where: District HQ

Come along and pickup vital skills for Scouting
District Explorers Overnight Hike Competition
Sat 9th Oct
Where: District Campsite

Overnight hike with incidents. Explorers should be in groups of 4 to 7 members.

Please use the booking form to tell us your group name and number of children you will be bringing.

Meeting the Challenges Course
Sun 10th Oct
Where: District HQ

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Identify causes of conflict and define appropriate strategies to resolve it.
- Apply The Scout Association’s dispute, suspension and complaints procedures in an effective manner to real situations.
- Apply The Scout Association’s safeguarding procedures to real situations.
- Carry out challenging reviews.
- Prioritise the different challenges faced in their role.
- Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.
Scouting For All
Tue 12th Oct
Where: District HQ

To provide an introduction to equal opportunities and practical advice about how to make Scouting inclusive for all.
Growing the Section
Mon 18th Oct
Where: District HQ

To cover ways in which an adult volunteering with a section can work with their line manager and others to plan and contribute to the growth of their Section and/or Group.
Fundamentals of Scouting
Wed 20th Oct
Where: District HQ

To explore the Fundamentals of Scouting and the Religious Policy; and consider their relationship with the quality Programme delivered to young people.
First Response - First Aid
Sat 23rd Oct
Where: District HQ

Scouting first aid course - required by all leaders every 3 years
Nights Away Training
Tue 26th Oct
Where: District Campsite

To enable Section Leaders and supporters who may support residential experiences for young people, to understand the purpose that residential experiences play in Scouting.
Administration  Event Full
Mon 8th Nov
Where: District HQ

To provide information and best practice on how to manage administrative tasks in Scouting, including responsibilities relating to the Data Protection Act, record keeping, finances and insurance requirements.
Getting Started Modules
Sat 1st Jan 2022
Where: District HQ

Essential training modules for adults in Scouting. Bring a packed lunch.
Safety & Safeguarding Training
Thu 6th Jan 2022
Where: District HQ

Detailed course and discussion session
Section Leader Training Weekend
Sat 8th Jan 2022
Where: District HQ

Come along and pickup vital skills for Scouting
Skills of Management Course
Sun 9th Jan 2022
Where: District HQ

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe their preferred leadership style and explain how this impacts on how they work with others.
- Demonstrate how to adapt their leadership style as appropriate to different situations in Scouting.
- Apply effective and appropriate communication techniques to meet the needs of the intended audience.
- Use active listening techniques and provide constructive feedback.
- Carry out effective reviews with team members.
- Apply basic coaching techniques and work with others to identify and develop their potential in Scouting.
- Motivate individuals within a team.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses in their team and how to build upon these.
- Facilitate team development.
- Plan and run effective meetings.
- Facilitate constructive communication and discussion.
- Plan and manage effective inductions.
- Apply effective learning and relationship building.
- Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.
First Response - First Aid  Event Almost Full
Sat 22nd Jan 2022
Where: District HQ

Scouting first aid course - required by all leaders every 3 years
Nights Away Training
Sun 30th Jan 2022
Where: District Campsite

To enable Section Leaders and supporters who may support residential experiences for young people, to understand the purpose that residential experiences play in Scouting.
Delivering a Quality Programme
Tue 8th Feb 2022
Where: District HQ

To provide Leaders, Managers and Supporters with information about how to deliver quality Scouting to young people, and how we ensure it meets their needs. This module is recommended as a priority.
Scouting For All
Tue 15th Feb 2022
Where: District HQ

To provide an introduction to equal opportunities and practical advice about how to make Scouting inclusive for all.
Growing the Section
Mon 21st Feb 2022
Where: District HQ

To cover ways in which an adult volunteering with a section can work with their line manager and others to plan and contribute to the growth of their Section and/or Group.
Fundamentals of Scouting  Event Almost Full
Wed 23rd Feb 2022
Where: District HQ

To explore the Fundamentals of Scouting and the Religious Policy; and consider their relationship with the quality Programme delivered to young people.
Administration
Mon 28th Feb 2022
Where: District HQ

To provide information and best practice on how to manage administrative tasks in Scouting, including responsibilities relating to the Data Protection Act, record keeping, finances and insurance requirements.
District YL Training Weekend
Sun 6th Mar 2022
Where: District Campsite

Intensive training course for Young Leaders. Meet other YLs, socialise, swap ideas, evening disco.

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