Please read the typical commitment required to achieve each of the permits before indicating your preference:

Minibus Driving

  • Full UK driving licence
  • 2 hour assessment
  • One weekend / three or four evenings per year in return for funding

Crate Stacking, Zip Wire, Abseiling @ Phasels Wood

  • 1 x 1 day’s training/assessment
  • 2 or 3 x evening sessions (2 hrs each) per year in return for funding

Target Sports (archery / rifle shooting)

  • 1 x 1 weekend’s training/assessment
  • 2 or 3 x evening sessions (2 hrs each) per year in return for funding

Hill-walking – for Terrain 2 (Terrain 1 will require less input)

  • Approx. 20 x day hikes – either leading or participating (previous experience can count)
  • 1 x familiarisation day (local – Tring Park / Ivinghoe etc)
  • 1 x training weekend (Peak District or similar)
  • 5 x day hikes as consolidation (DofE sessions, day hikes etc)
  • 1 x training weekend (Peak District or similar) to include night navigation/micro-navigation)
  • 5-10 x personal day hikes
  • 10 x hike leadership days

Climbing – artificial walls (e.g. Phasels Wood)

  • 1 x training day (Phasels Wood)
  • 1 x day helping at Phasels Wood to consolidate learning
  • 10-15 hours of consolidation (evening sessions)
  • 1 x day training
  • 1 x assessment day
  • three or four 2 hour sessions per year in return for funding

Climbing – real rock

See above, plus:

  • 1 x weekend training on real rock (Stanage Edge / Birchen Edge etc)
  • 4 x days climbing (20 x good climbing routes)
  • 1 x assessment weekend
  • one weekend / three or four evenings per year in return for funding

 

 

Upcoming Events

Feb
25
Sun
2018
10:00 am County Cooking Competition (Scou... @ Stevenage
County Cooking Competition (Scou... @ Stevenage
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
http://www.hertfordshirescouts.org.uk/scouts/scout-events/cooking-competition/
Feb
26
Mon
2018
7:30 pm Bushcraft (Module 6) @ Warners End Scout HQ
Bushcraft (Module 6) @ Warners End Scout HQ
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full details will be sent by email to those registered. There are NO places available on the night – this is for pre-regisered attendees only.
Mar
3
Sat
2018
all-day Chiltern Challenge (older Scouts... @ Phasels Wood
Chiltern Challenge (older Scouts... @ Phasels Wood
Mar 3 – Mar 4 all-day
https://www.hertfordshirescouts.org.uk/upcoming-events/dates/chiltern-challenge/http://www.hertfordshirescouts.org.uk/explorer-scouts/chiltern-challenge/
Mar
5
Mon
2018
7:30 pm Bushcraft (Leatherwork session –... @ Warners End Scout HQ
Bushcraft (Leatherwork session –... @ Warners End Scout HQ
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full details will be sent by email to those registered. There are NO places available on the night – this is for pre-regisered attendees only.
Mar
9
Fri
2018
7:00 pm NSRA Air Rifle Shooting Tutor’s ... @ Gilwell Park
NSRA Air Rifle Shooting Tutor’s ... @ Gilwell Park
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm
This two day course covers the law, range requirements, personal skills, maintenance and developmental techniques for leading air rifle sessions. Participants will leave with a Youth Proficiency Scheme qualification from the National Small-bore Rifle Association. How[...]
Mar
10
Sat
2018
10:00 am Bushcraft Practical Day @ TBC
Bushcraft Practical Day @ TBC
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Full details will be sent by email to those registered. There are NO places available on the night – this is for pre-regisered attendees only.
Mar
18
Sun
2018
9:15 am Powerboat Course for Scouts @ Bury Lake Young Mariners (BLYM)
Powerboat Course for Scouts @ Bury Lake Young Mariners (BLYM)
Mar 18 @ 9:15 am – 4:30 pm
Power Coxswain Badge Day flyer for YP
Mar
19
Mon
2018
7:30 pm Bushcraft (Leatherwork session –... @ Warners End Scout HQ
Bushcraft (Leatherwork session –... @ Warners End Scout HQ
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full details will be sent by email to those registered. There are NO places available on the night – this is for pre-regisered attendees only.