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Land activities

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 32km 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: 16th March 2017 

Event date 01 Apr 2017 10:30am
Event End Date 01 Apr 2017 4:30pm
Cut off date 16 Mar 2017 12:00am
Capacity 6
Registered 6
Available place 0
Individual Price £14.00
Location Callis Wood

Goyden Pot, Nidderdale 

Grid Ref: SE 099 761 (Landranger 99, OL 30)

The Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire is the largest cave region within UK with many large caves and potholes many with extensive passages and large volumes of water. This event is intended to give an introduction to caving. No previous experience is necessary. Participation leads towards the Caver activity badge and Adventure Challenge awards.

Max Capacity: 12. Min Capacity: 4.  Check date: 15th Mar 2017.

For late availability email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event date 01 Apr 2017 11:00am
Event End Date 01 Apr 2016 3:00pm
Cut off date 15 Mar 2017 12:00am
Capacity 12
Registered 12
Available place 0
Individual Price £14.00
Location Goyden Pot

Thirsk & NY Moors/Dales

A two part event to provide leaders with the skills and knowledge required to plan and carry out an expedition. The first part is a training activity to take place at an indoor venue in Thirsk alongside the route planning activity for the 2017 TTT Expedition Weekend.  The second part is an optional assessment in Lightweight Camping to take place during the TTT event itself.  The venue for the assessment part of this course will be communicated in early March 2017 when the exact location for the TTT is revealed.

Event date 26 Apr 2017 7:30pm
Event End Date 07 May 2017 10:00am
Cut off date 06 Apr 2017 12:00am
Capacity 12
Available place 12
Individual Price £10.00
Location County Scout Office, 43b Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1HA

TEKO TEKO - For Scout teams of 4-6

This county event is organised by Harrogate & Nidderdale District and encompasses all the skills required to complete the expedition elements of the Scout training scheme.
 Safety is well catered for with radio support by Humberside Scout Radio Team and sweep teams on standby. The event is designed to be completed by teams unaccompanied by leaders, but if any leader feels that their scouts cannot complete either of these events on their own, they may use this event as a training opportunity and walk with them.

Venue/Times.   A two day event, the exact location remains a secret until nearer the time but it always takes place in the Dales or the western side of the North York Moors. Route details will be sent out at the end of April.

Event date 06 May 2017 8:00am
Event End Date 07 May 2017 4:00pm
Cut off date 11 Mar 2017 12:00am
Capacity 25
Available place 25
Individual Price £30.00

TAHWIRI - For Explorer Scout teams of 4-6

This county event is organised by Harrogate & Nidderdale District and encompasses all the skills required to complete the expedition elements of the Scout training scheme.
 Safety is well catered for with radio support by Humberside Scout Radio Team and sweep teams on standby. The event is designed to be completed by teams unaccompanied by leaders.

Venue/Times.   A two day event, the exact location remains a secret until nearer the time but it always takes place in the Dales or the western side of the North York Moors. Route details will be sent out at the end of April.

Event date 06 May 2017 8:00am
Event End Date 07 May 2017 4:00pm
Cut off date 11 Mar 2017 12:00am
Capacity 25
Available place 25
Individual Price £30.00