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Training: A Quick Start Guide

The District Training Team

The Essex County Local Training Manager for Southend Estuary is Valerie Hagan. Training is County Based so you will need to register and book training through the Essex County Training Pages, county-based in Essex is free of charge to members within Essex but will sometimes involve travel some courses cant be run localey. 

District Training Advisors

A key role in the adult training programme is that of the Training Advisor.   A Training Advisor (TA) supports up to a maximum of four people going through their training (although in practise it is likely to be one person at a time). The role is carried out in addition to normal Scouting commitments, with the appointment added to their appointments card.

Training Adviser for Managers and Supporters

Derek Hagan is responsible for supporting and assessing learners in the Managers and Supporters roles through and validation of leadership and management training up to the award of the Wood Badge, the training is done at national level and will invove travel.

Validation Clinic

To allow adults in scouting to validate their training in a relaxed setting over a cuppa and biscuits, take a look in the county  calendar to find the next date. The training optional you may not need it, validation is essential to gain your woodbadge.

Training Advisor are still avable to validate out side of the Validation Clinic email Valerie Hagan if you would like a Training Advisor to meet with you.

Safety and Safeguarding Training

All adults in Scouting who are subject to an appointment review are required to complete approved safety and safeguarding training at least every five years (POR Appointments 5.d).

Ongoing training is available from County/Area/Region training teams or as an online alternative.

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Jun
6
Sat
Bushcraft for beginners 2020
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

Learn how to light a fire using a flint and steel, backwoods cooking, make shelters, learn how to filter water and more. Fully catered

6th to 7th June 2020

Open to Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Guides and senior section and their leaders.

£30pp / 1 free leaders place with every 6 young people

Scout Nights Away Permit required. If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

Jun
19
Fri
Super Summer Sleepover 2020
Jun 19 – Jun 20 all-day

A 24-hour indoor sleepover packed with fun activities, fully catered.

Two Super Summer Sleepover Events! 19th to 20th and the 20th to 21st June 2020
Open to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

£30pp / 1 free leader place with every 6 young people

Scout Nights Away Permit required / Guiding Licence required
If you don’t have one, please talk to us.

Jun
20
Sat
Super Summer Sleepover 2020
Jun 20 – Jun 21 all-day

A 24-hour indoor sleepover packed with fun activities, fully catered.

Two Super Summer Sleepover Events! 19th to 20th and the 20th to 21st June 2020
Open to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

£30pp / 1 free leader place with every 6 young people

Scout Nights Away Permit required / Guiding Licence required
If you don’t have one, please talk to us.