Gold D of E Training – Cannock Chase

I have spent the past 3 days working on a Gold D of E training refresher course based on Cannock Chase. During the weekend there were 30 pupils from Windsor High school undertaking a refresher weekend prior to there qualifying expedition in April. During the weekend we covered all aspects of the gold syllabus andContinue reading “Gold D of E Training – Cannock Chase”

Bronze D of E Training – Oxfordshire

Last weekend I worked with Great Marlow School at Youlbury Scout Activity Centre providing tuition in map and compass skills for young people undertaking there Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award. On each day I spent time with the group teaching the theory of map and compass skills after which we went on a 6 mileContinue reading “Bronze D of E Training – Oxfordshire”

Bronze D of E Training Expedition

Over the last 2 days I have been working with year 9 pupils from Loughborough High School teaching navigation,camp craft and expedition skills in preparation for there forthcoming Bronze D of E assessment. On Day 1 we spent a short time on map and compass revision and then headed out for the expedition phase. ThisContinue reading “Bronze D of E Training Expedition”