In association with West Mercia Scouts, Girlguiding West Mercia, Staffordshire Scouts and Girlguiding Staffordshire.
This event is a over 18s event only, open to all adult members of Scouting or Guiding and will provide a fun weekend with opportunity to learn new skills, network, meet the county teams and to have some fun.
The Mountain Team have taken on board the demand for the Hillwalking courses. They will be offering a course to cover training only (NO ASSESMENTS). The details are below.
Places are limited and will be allocated on a 1st come basis
The dates are as follows –
31st March 2020 – Pre-course training evening, 7.30pm – 9.30pm.
St Peter’s Scout HQ, St. Peter’s Close, Stafford. ST17 4HJ
4th – 5th April 2020.
The venues are as follows
Saturday will either be Stanton Moor or Axe Edge.
Sunday will be the Castleton or Edale area.
The course is designed for Leaders ranging from those with no hill walking experience to those with some experience looking to improve their skills.
Places: Maximum of 20.
In addition, if you have attended one of our previous Hillwalking courses there will be an option to attend on either the Saturday or Sunday for a navigation refresher in the morning and a mock assessment in the afternoon. Again places are limited.
This week, 4 – 8 November 2019, we are saying a big THANK YOU to all our Trustees who volunteer their time across Staffordshire’s 121 Scout Groups and 12 Districts and help to ensure that young people and adults can develop their #skillsforlife
Becoming a Scout Trustee
Scout Trustees contribute to the running of the Scout Group, by providing support to the Local Group Manager to develop the Scouting provision within the local community ensuring that the best quality of Scouting is delivered to young people in the local area. They also ensure compliance with relevant legislation and requirements of the Scout Association.
Becoming a Scout Trustee means:
1. You will help to support and develop local Scouting, allowing young people in the area to experience fun, friendship and everyday adventure.
2. You will put your existing skills and experience to good use.
3. It’s a great way to meet new people.
4. You will learn new skills that could help build your CV, or just add to your experience or confidence in certain areas.
5. Your work will make a difference to young people involved in Scouting locally.
An opportunity to develop your navigation & group management skills.
Tuition provided by CMAT in an informative, relaxed & practical way.
One weekend for £75.00 or reduced rate of £125.00 for both. Includes accommodation, full English
breakfasts and evening meal on Saturday.
A show of song, dance and comedy. Come along and watch the Scouts from Potteries North as they return to the Mitchell Arts Centre for their 62nd year of Burdi Boys Gang Show up to 100 young people from the Scouting, from the age of 6 years upwards, performing a truly entertaining extravaganza and variety show. This event gives young members the opportunity to perform, dance, sing and thoroughly enjoy themselves whilst at the same time entertaining the audience.
It truly is a variety show for all the family.
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