Level 2 Walking Scheme Training Assessment Courses
and Leisure Walking Weekend
25th– 27th September 2015 on Dartmoor
We will be staying at Broadleas Training Centre, Haytor on Dartmoor.
The Centre is close to Haytor Rocks on the eastern edge of the Dartmoor National Park, approximately 3 miles from Bovey Tracey.
Approved Level 2 Training Course
The Level 2 training course is aimed at adult and Senior Section members over 18 wishing to extend their existing walking skills, to learn how to lead groups safely in Open country, and work towards gaining a Girlguiding walking qualification. The course will include both theory and practical outdoor sessions on :
Clothing and Equipment
Navigation (including night navigation)
Leadership Responsibilities and Group Management
Hazards and Weather
Access and Conservation
The Course fee is £90 to cover food, accommodation and training. Members of Girlguiding South West England have the opportunity to apply for a leadership and training grant towards the cost of this course. Note that a minimum number is required for the course to run.
Approved Level 2 Assessment Course
The Level 2 assessment course is aimed at adult and Senior Section members over18 who have:
Already attended at least one approved Level 2 training course
Completed the Level 2 training to their satisfaction
Completed (or very nearly) the required Logbook walks
The confidence to lead a group in Open country
Participants will be assessed on all aspects of the Level 2 training.
The Course fee is £90 to cover food, accommodation and assessment. Members of Girlguiding South West England have the opportunity to apply for a leadership and training grant towards the cost of this course. Note that a minimum number is required for the course to run.
Leisure Walking Weekend
Do you fancy something a little more informal ?
Come along and enjoy some beautiful countryside in the company of like-minded people.
It is a perfect opportunity to gain some further hill walking experience, to complete a Logbook walk or simply explore a new area and perhaps even enjoy a Devon cream tea !
The Leisure Walking weekend is run informally alongside the Level 2 courses and is open to adult and Senior Section members over 18.
The Weekend fee is £50 to cover food and accommodation.
How to apply
Please complete the attached booking form and send this with your full payment to Girlguiding South West England, St Ann’s Manor, 6-8 St Ann Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire. SP1 2DN.
All attendees must be over 18 yrs. Closing date for bookings is 31stJuly 2015.
Full details including a kit list and directions to the venue will be sent out to applicants after the closing date. If you have any queries or would like further information then please contact the Region Walking Adviser via the Girlguiding SW England Region Office.
Please note that a list of participants including email addresses will be circulated after the closing date in order to help with travel arrangements. If you do not wish your details to be circulated to other participants then please advise the Girlguiding SW England Region Office.