Skills for Residential Experiences Module 38

Between: 14th May 2021 - 16th May 2021 All Day Event Location: Island Scout Centre, St Ouen JE3 2FN

Skills for Residential Experiences Module 38

Course Director: Richard Woolsey

This course will be run as a residential weekend at Jersey Scout Centre, St Ouen

Dates are: Saturday 15 May 2021, starting at 9.30 am to Sunday 16 May 2021, ending at 3.00 pm.

Course participants are required to attend a pre-course planning evening, which includes an Introduction to Residential Experiences (M16), on Thursday 29th April 2021, 7.00 pm until 10.00pm at the Jersey Scout Centre.

During the weekend the sessions and activities will cover the eight core skills required to run a successful residential experience for young people and to gain the knowledge required for the Nights’ Away Permit scheme. The course will be a mixture of indoor and outdoor training providing the opportunity to learn practical outdoor Scouting skills as well as covering the management and organisation involved in running a residential experience. Course participants will be able to camp over the weekend and try out their newly learned skills.

Topics covered:

■ planning a residential experience

■ ensuring effective administration of an event

■ 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

These weekends are always popular and previous participants continue to appreciate the skills learned and friendships made.

If you have any questions about this course please do not hesitate to contact Richard or Helen directly.(r.woolsey@scouts.org.je or h.woolsey@scouts.org.je )

Island Scout Centre, St Ouen JE3 2FN

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Between: 14th May 2021 - 16th May 2021 All Day Event Location: Island Scout Centre, St Ouen JE3 2FN
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