Find everything you need to know about Scouting Adventure right here! From the course, to the prerequisites and much more!
The Scouting Adventure component of your training as a Youth Program Leader, is a more hands on, practical skills course to assist you in assisting others with the Outdoor Adventure Skills and other practical skills to aid in planning adventurous activities as part of your program. This is one of two courses available to complete a member's Certificate of Proficiency, with Scouting Adventure being for Youth Program Leader.
An outline of Scouting Adventure is below:
2019 Basic Outdoor Skills Course Rover Scout Participants
First up, before you can attend your Scouting Adventure training, you will need to complete some On-Demand learning modules. You can find these On-Demand learning modules at https://training.scouts.com.au
Before you can attend Scouting Adventure you will need to complete all the On-Demand learning under:
- Scouting Adventure
Your login should already been preset to "Adult Leader Training" and set as "Youth Program Leader" from when you did your Scouting Essentials. These On-Demand Modules have been set up so that you if you are already knowledgeable in a certain topic you can complete a pre-module quiz and get recognition for already knowing the content. Making this aspect of your training super easy.
Application to attend Training:
Once you have completed the On-Demand learning you will need to apply to attend a Scouting Adventure Training Course. To do this you will need to submit a TR1 (Application to Attend Training).You can download this form from the MyScout Resources tab.
Once you have filled it in, you will need your Group Leader to sign it. it will then need to be sent to email@example.com 3 weeks before your selected course.
If everything has been completed you will get a confirmation that you have been successful in getting onto the course. closer to the course you will get an email with all the course information.
You are ready to attend Scouting Adventure. Go along and take in as much as you can. It is a great way to meet new people, network within scouting and find out more about what other groups are up to in WA. An emailed letter will be sent out the week prior that will explain everything you need to bring with you for the course. In the meantime ensure that your details (dietary, medical and contact) are up-to-date on MyScout.
After the course is completed you will be eligible to complete a Certificate of Proficiency Evaluation to complete your Certificate of Proficiency as a Youth Program Leader.
A Rover Scout undertaking recognition of prior learning for Basic Outdoor Skills
Scouting Adventure Training 2021 Calendar
Check out the dates for the 2021 Scouting Adventure courses
August 6th - 8th Scouting Adventure at Gilwell Training Centre (Manjedal Activities Centre)
September 3rd - 5th Scouting Adventure at Gilwell Training Centre (Manjedal Activities Centre)
October 22nd - 24th Scouting Adventure at Giwell Training Centre (Manjedal Activities Centre)
*If you have any questions please contact the Training and Development Officer