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

Oct
19
Fri
2018
6:00 pm Peak Assault (Herts Scouts) @ Secret location (Starting at Phasels Wood)
Peak Assault (Herts Scouts) @ Secret location (Starting at Phasels Wood)
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Peak Assault is Hertfordshire Scouts’ most challenging competition organised for members of the Scout Association aged 14 and over and is now in its 43rd year. The competitors must use their orienteering skills, physical ability[...]
Oct
31
Wed
2018
5:30 pm Halloween Party for Beaver Scout... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Halloween Party for Beaver Scout... @ Phasels Wood Activity Centre
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a spooky evening of fun Halloween-themed activities. Parents are asked to accompany children (1:4), with leaders supporting the activities. Halloween Party Leader letter Halloween Party YP letter Deadline for young people to[...]
Nov
5
Mon
2018
6:00 pm Family Firework Spectacular @ Hobbs Hill Wood Primary School
Family Firework Spectacular @ Hobbs Hill Wood Primary School
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
An opportunity to have a great night watching some spectacular fireworks and raise money for your group at the same time. The school kindly donate back a percentage of any ticket sales to the group[...]
Nov
16
Fri
2018
7:30 pm Green Beret @ Tolmers Scout Camp
Green Beret @ Tolmers Scout Camp
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 18 @ 11:30 am
 
Nov
25
Sun
2018
1:00 pm Cub Scientist Activity Badge Day @ Hobbs Hill Wood primary school
Cub Scientist Activity Badge Day @ Hobbs Hill Wood primary school
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
An exciting afternoon of science-themed activities and interactive sessions. Cub Scouts who attend will receive their Scientist activity badge. Cubs will go round in groups of ten, accompanied by an adult. We would ask groups[...]
Dec
16
Sun
2018
all-day Christmas Pantomime for Beavers ... @ Kings Langley Community Centre
Christmas Pantomime for Beavers ... @ Kings Langley Community Centre
Dec 16 all-day
Join us for a fun and interactive Christmas-themed “Beauty and the Beast” pantomime, delivered by a travelling theatre company. Separate sessions for Beavers and Cubs – leaders are asked to offer to stay to supervise,[...]
Jan
3
Thu
2019
7:45 pm All Sections Leader Meeting @ Hobbs Hill Wood primary school
All Sections Leader Meeting @ Hobbs Hill Wood primary school
Jan 3 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm
A chance to network with other leaders, find out about and have your say on future events and pick up tips and ideas to help run your section.