Achieving Growth (Managers & Supporters only)

Date: 9th July 2022 Between: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Location: Woodhouse Park Activity Centre, Fernhill, Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire, BS32 4LX

PLEASE NOTE, THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO AND REQUIRED BY THOSE WITH A MANAGEMENT ROLE (GROUP SCOUT LEADER, DISTRICT COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT EXPLORER SCOUT COMMISSIONER, COUNTY COMMISSIONER ASU MANAGER) OR SUPPORTER ( YOUTH COMMISSIONER, ASSISTANT DISTRICT COMMISSIONER, ASSISTANT COUNTY COMMISSIONER, TRAINING MANAGER). IF IN DOUBT, CONTACT YOUR LINE MANAGER.

This Skills course aims to provide Managers and Supporters with the tools they need in order to carry out their role effectively and support others in doing the same.It will allow learners to build upon knowledge gained from the Independent Learning and apply this to real life Scouting situations. It identifies places where further information and support can be found. The material in this course will strongly support the validation requirements for your Wood Badge.

Manager & Supporter Skills Courses are delivered across the South West Region and this Course is being hosted by Gloucestershire Scouts at Woodhouse Park Activity Centre, Fernhill, Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire, BS32 4LX. 

Somerset County will cover the Course Fee (£30)*, which includes all meals and accomodation. Your travel costs should be covered by your Group, District or County as appropriate.

*If you are unable to attend, it is vital that you cancel your space as soon as you know. This means it is possible to offer the space to someone else who may benefit, and it is possible to reduce any unnecessary spend by the hosting County.

If you have to cancel your place, and give the organisers…

  • …less than 14 days notice – 50% of fee will be invoiced to Somerset County and we would look to you to cover that cost.
  • …less than 7 days notice – 80% of fee will be invoiced to Somerset County and we would look to you to cover that cost.
  • …less than 72 hours notice or fail to attend – full fee will be invoiced to Somerset County and we would look to you to cover that cost.

Course availability is subject to Gloucestershire Scouts. To book, please go to the following LINK AG and register direct with Gloucestershire Scouts who are hosting this training. Full joining instructions will be sent out nearer the course start date.

If you  also wish to attend Meeting the Challenges on 10th July at the same venue, you must book separately please. Accommodation and meals are available for those who wish to stay over.

Can you please also let us know that you have booked a place by advising  adult-training@somersetscouts.org.uk  This helps with local management of training.

If you have any questions about this training, please contact your Training Adviser, your Local Training Manager or Alan Henderson at adult-training@somersetscouts.org.uk

Woodhouse Park Activity Centre, Fernhill, Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire, BS32 4LX

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls