Deben District Scouts

Before applying to attend any permit courses, see the requirements on page https://deben.suffolkscouts.org.uk/permits/

Note: British Canoeing personal performance awards change as of 2/1/2019- the star awards and PaddlePower scheme have been replaced by three craft-specific progressive introductory awards leading into 15 different personal development pathways. See the British Canoeing website for more details: https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk/new-personal-performance-awards/


Scouting Skills courses

1st and 2nd June 2019 at Hallowtree.  Costs are £10 for a full day or £5 for a morning or afternoon session.  Options available include: pioneering, backwoods cooking, paracording & jig-making, shelter building from manmade & natutral materials, campfire skills, Lashings, basic knots, firelighting, survival skills, useful camp gadgets and knife,axe & saw (incl whittling/carving).  Bookings via Training Manager

Archery Activity courses

Please see below booking links for archery permit courses. Read the registration instructions carefully when you click on the link.

Water Activity courses

Booking password: wateractivities

Date Times Audience Training Type Location Booking links
27th April 2019 8.00am-5.00pm Aged 14 and over Foundation Safety and Rescue Training.  Note:  To attend you need to have/ be at BC 2* standard (Pre 1/1/2019) or the Paddle Explore Award (Post 1/1/2019)  Attendees need to be able to swim 50 metres Oulton Broad https://www.eventbrite.com/e/27th-april-2019-foundation-safety-and-rescue-course-tickets-48256532588
11th & 12th May 2019 8.30am-6.00pm Aged 14 and over Paddlesport Instructor Course.   Note:  To attend you need to have/ be at BC 2* standard (Pre 1/1/2019) or the Paddle Explore Award (Post 1/1/2019)  Attendees need to be able to swim 50 metres Suffolk Information out February/March 2019
25th May 2019 10.00am-4.00pm Aged 14 and over Traditional rafting permit training Lackford Lake https://www.eventbrite.com/e/25th-may-2019-traditional-rafting-permit-training-day-tickets-48257446321
22nd September 2019 10.00am-3.00pm Over-18s Adults water activity taster day Lackford Lake https://www.eventbrite.com/e/22nd-september-2019-at-lackford-lake-water-activities-taster-day-adults-tickets-48257707101

Mountain Activity Courses

Note to parents: non-DBS’d adult members may attend these courses

Mountain Awareness Course: November 2019 – Sun 17 th for Explorers, Network & Leaders. Boxford Spinney. Event Leader: Roger Dann.   

Adventurous activity 1st aid course: November 2019 – Sat 30th to Sun 1 st for Explorers, Network & Leaders. Bradfield Park. Event Leader: Malcolm Bell

Leader training and hill walking: February 2020 – Sat 8 th to 9 th (travelling to the venue area Fri 7 th evening). weekend in the Yorkshire Dales based at Curly Hill, Ilkley for Explorers, Network & Leaders. Event Leader & Admin: TBC.

Leader Training & Assessment: March 2020 – Sat 21st to Sun 22nd (travelling to the venue area Fri 20th evening). weekend at the Rhyd Ddu bunkhouse in Snowdonia. For Network & Leaders and Explorers on invitation on demonstrating expertise on other CMAT events. Event Leader & Admin: TBC.

Mountain Awareness Course: November 2020 – Sun 22nd for Explorers, Network & Leaders. Boxford Spinney. Event Leader: Roger Dann.

Adventurous activity 1st aid course: December 2020 – Sat 5 th to Sun 6 th for Explorers, Network & Leaders. Bradfield Park. Event Leader: Malcolm Bell.