Training sessions take place every week where the students learn a host of skills including campcraft
, where they develop their knowledge of food, cooking and equipment safety; navigation and route planning; working as a team and observational skills.
It will test all they have learned in terms of navigation, cooking and route planning and they will also be learning about campcraft
over the coming weeks in training sessions.
James, an adorably awkward first-summer camper, sits on a bench outside Campcraft
preparing to take his knife safety test.
He explores people's reluctance to try it for themselves, as well as the fear of going solo: 'In the wilds there is so much to see and do, from the practicalities of campcraft
, route finding and dealing with the weather to watching everything from the landscape as a whole.
Jobs included: working as assistant leaders on 28- to 35-day formal educational expeditions to India, Peru, and Borneo; working as development specialists using climbing, canoeing, tramping, and campcraft
at large children's camps in Europe and the USA for periods up to 12 weeks and allocated to client groups for between six and ten days; operating as wilderness canoe trip leaders in northern Canada, again with the focus on personal development for young people.
The group cadets, aged 13 to 18 led the students through a series of activities including leadership tasks, campcraft
skills, citizenship, art and sports, with the 11-year olds even learning to march.
The group of cadets, aged 13 to 18, led the students through a series of activities including leadership tasks, campcraft
skills, citizenship, art and sports, with the 11-year-olds even learning to march.
Having been badged up as refugees, they were transported to Gartmorn Dam where they learned various survival techniques including collecting water in difficult conditions, such as those experienced by women in Africa; building filters for water; making fires to boil water and prepare food; teamworking to construct bridges and move a whole team across an area and various campcraft
and first aid skills.
It bursts with information, featuring chapters on Scoutcraft; Woodcraft; Campcraft
; Tracks, Trailing, and Signaling; Health and Endurance; Chivalry; First Aid and Life Saving; Games and Athletic Standards; and Patriotism and Citizenship.
Cadet corporal Megan Pudney and cadets David Payne, Mikey Jones and Nia Williams were tested on their navigation, campcraft
and leadership qualities, as well as their ability to work as a team.
Claire walked 50 miles using navigational and campcraft
skills and was also a trainee crew member on the '94 Tall Ships Race between Oporto and St Malo.
Maybe you can help with the nature work, and campcraft
. But mainly you'll just be my guest.