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

Jul
4
Wed
2018
6:30 pm Jamboree 2019 Launch & 4th July ... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Jamboree 2019 Launch & 4th July ... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Jul 4 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Jamboree launch – Beavers & Cubs  Jamboree launch – Leaders Jamboree launch – Scouts & Explorers
Jul
6
Fri
2018
7:00 pm Gilwell 24 @ Gilwell Park
Gilwell 24 @ Gilwell Park
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
The core Gilwell 24 event is a 24 hour long day of activity and challenge running from 09:00 on Saturday straight through until 09:00 Sunday. In addition we will be hosting the warm up pre-event[...]
Jul
11
Wed
2018
6:00 pm 1st Apsley Scout Group AGM @ Phasels Wood
1st Apsley Scout Group AGM @ Phasels Wood
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm
AGM is planned for Wednesday 4th July, at Phasels Wood, camp fire circle. The event starts at 6pm and will also include a sausage sizzle, some award presentations & campfire songs.
Jul
21
Sat
2018
9:00 am Come to Tolmers (CTT) @ Tolmers Campsite
Come to Tolmers (CTT) @ Tolmers Campsite
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm
 
Aug
17
Fri
2018
6:00 pm Explorer Summer Camp @ St Brides, West Wales
Explorer Summer Camp @ St Brides, West Wales
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm
Activities will include a selection of coastal walking, climbing, Sea kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, wind surfing, beach pioneering & BBQ’S, raft building, bivvying, rock pooling, cycling, coasteering, and visits to Pembroke Castle and Skomer Island.