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Land activities

Dalby Forest

Meet point: Thornton Le Dale car park (SE835829, Explorer Map OL27).

Aim of the course:

An opportunity to develop off road bike skills. This activity will include some technical sections and participants should have some experience of off-road cycling.  The event will follow a route of approximately 28 km and involve 5 – 6 hours cycling, mostly off road. The activity counts towards the Scout Adventure Challenge and the Scout Cyclist Badge (option B).

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Event date 03 Mar 2018 10:30am
Event End Date 03 Mar 2018 4:30pm
Cut off date 17 Feb 2018 12:00am
Capacity 12
Registered 0
Available place 12
Individual Price £14.00
Location Thornton Le Dale

Yarnbury

Grid Ref (Car Park): SE 015658 (Explorer Sheet OL2)

This is a one day event introducing you to the principles of navigation as well as the leadership and decision making skills required to take parties out in the hills, in a practical setting. We will look at the various techniques available for successful navigation along with the requirements of looking after a group of people in the outdoors. All practical aspects will be based around the Walking Group Leader / Mountain Leader Scheme from the Mountain Training UK.

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Max Capacity: 6. Min Capacity: 2. Check date: 1st March 2018

Event date 17 Mar 2018 9:00am
Event End Date 17 Mar 2018 5:00pm
Cut off date 01 Mar 2018 12:00am
Capacity 6
Registered 1
Available place 5
Individual Price £15.00
Location Yarnbury

Buckden, Wharfedale

Grid Ref (Car Park): SD 972773 (Landranger sheet 98)

This is a one day event introducing you to the principles of looking after a group on steep ground and emergency rope work in a practical setting. We will look at the various techniques available for successful negotiation of hazards including rivers along with the requirements of looking after a group of people in the outdoors. All practical aspects will be based around the Walking Group Leader / Mountain Leader Scheme from Mountain Training UK.

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Max Capacity: 6.  Min Capacity: 2.  Check date: 1st March 2018

Event date 18 Mar 2018 9:00am
Event End Date 18 Mar 2018 5:00pm
Cut off date 01 Mar 2018 12:00am
Capacity 6
Registered 0
Available place 6
Individual Price £15.00
Location Buckden

North York Moors

This is an assessment event for those seeking a Scout Association hill walking permit to lead in terrains 1 or 2.  There is no charge for this event.

Max Capacity: 4.  Min Capacity: 0.  Check date: 31st March 2018

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Event date 14 Apr 2018 10:00am
Event End Date 14 Apr 2018 4:30pm
Cut off date 31 Mar 2018 12:00am
Capacity 4
Registered 1
Available place 3
Location Clay Bank Car Park

Howardian Hills

Meet point: Callis Wood near Coneysthorpe (Grid Ref SE 695717, Explorer Map 300)

An opportunity to develop off road bike skills. No previous experience necessary, but participants must be competent cyclists. The event will follow a route of approximately 20km and involve 5 - 6 hours cycling, mostly off road. The activity counts towards the Scout Adventure Challenge and the Scout Cyclist Badge (option B).

The activity is open for 6 participants.  It may be possible to extend this number, subject to leader availability.  If you wish to book more places please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Max Capacity: 6  Min Capacity: 4  Check date: 7th April 2018 

Event date 21 Apr 2018 10:30am
Event End Date 21 Apr 2018 4:30pm
Cut off date 07 Apr 2018 12:00am
Capacity 6
Registered 0
Available place 6
Individual Price £14.00
Location Callis Wood