Module 38-3-22 – Skills for Residential Experiences

Between: 22nd October 2022 - 23rd October 2022 Between: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Location: Bentley Copse, Hound House Road, Guildford, GU5 9JH LTM: Pauline Lewer

This course delivers the skills needed to apply for a Nights Away Permit.  It is also suitable for adults who wish to support Nights Away events.
The course consists of a series of online sessions (dates to be published soon) leading to one practical residential weekend course.

This is the third of 3 courses for 2022.  The courses will all be held at Bentley Copse and will be residential (camping in tents) and will be a practical, hands-on weekend. Skills covered will include:

  • Choosing a Venue for your Nights Away event
  • Camp Layout
  • Pitching a variety of tents
  • Knife, Axe and Saw
  • Catering
  • Wood Fires
  • Backwoods Cooking
  • Camp Gadgets
  • Hammocks & Tarpaulins
  • Toilets & Safe Drinking Water
  • Incident Trails
  • Campfires
  • Programme Planning
  • Please book your place here

Important: There are 7 short online sessions which must be attended before attending one of the residential weekends – dates tba

Please contact Pauline Lewer with any queries:


Bentley Copse, Hound House Road, Guildford, GU5 9JH

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