2020 Training schedule

It is very important that you attend the sessions. You need to be at the Amplify Youth Room for 6.30pm prompt. You are required to attend for the full two hours.

We need everyone to be on their best behaviour during the training. We will not hesitate to call parents to collect you if you misbehave.

Bronze Training

Thursday 5th March 6.30pm – 8.30pm

First Aid. Emergency procedures

Thursday 12th March 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Trangias, tents and campcraft

Sunday 15th March – Navigation day hike 10.30am – 3pm

Mandatory attendance required.

Thursday 19th March 6.30pm-7pm

Parents meeting

Thursday 19th March 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Map and compass Mandatory attendance

Thursday 26th March 6.30pm – 8.30pm 

Map and compass (Kit hand out) Mandatory attendance

Consent form must be handed in before trip.

Expedition-Consent-Form-Bronze 2020

Bronze Expedition dates: (See bottom of page for kit list)

Practice expedition – Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th April 2020 – Croston to Ashurst Beacon

Qualifying Expedition – Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd May 2020 – Rivington

Silver/Gold Training

Please meet at the following Thursday evenings:

TBC soon

You are required at St Anne’s Parish Centre on May 23rd/24th for your expedition training weekend. Please meet at the Youth room for 2pm.

Saturday 

First Aid (1 hour)

Planning your menus and doing a ready steady cook challenge on a Trangia for tea.  (1 hour planning, 1 hour shopping, 1 hour cooking)

Putting up tents (to sleep in overnight)

Planning your route (two hours)

Free time (movie etc)

Sunday

Cooking a breakfast on a Trangia

Clearing site

Navigation exercise

You should be finished at noon.

You will need £10 in cash. Bring walking boots and a small overnight bag, sleeping bag, wash kit, waterproof clothing

Consent form must be handed in before trip.

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Silver/Gold Expedition dates: (See below for kit list)

Silver

Friday Evening 5th June – Sunday 7th June 2020 – Borrowdale

Friday 17th July – Sunday 19th July 2020 – Malham

Gold

Friday Evening 5th June – Sunday 7th June 2020 – Borrowdale

Thursday 16th July – Sunday 19th July 2020 – Malham

Kit List

You will need to bring the following for your expedition:

CLOTHING
  • 1 pair of walking boots (broken in)
  • 2 pairs of walking socks
  • 1-2 t-shirts
  • Thermal t-shirt (optional)
  • 1 fleece tops or similar
  • 2 walking trousers (warm, NOT jeans)
  • Underwear
  • Nightwear
  • (optional for campsite use) Flip-flops/trainers/sandals etc.
  • Warm hat &/or sunhat (as appropriate)
  • 1 pair gloves
  • 1 pair shorts (if appropriate)
  • Sunblock (if appropriate)
  • Waterproof over-trousers
  • Jacket/coat (waterproof & windproof)
  • (optional) 1 pair gaiters

PERSONAL KIT

  • Sleeping bag
  • Waterproof compression stuff sack (5/10/15 litre) or bin bags
  • Head torch and spare batteries
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Expedition food (including emergency rations)
  • Water bottle
  • Knife, fork, spoon or Spork
  • Plate/bowl
  • Mug
  • Box of matches (in waterproof container)
  • Wash kit/personal hygiene items
  • Towel
  • Small quantity of money for phone boxes 20p/50p
  • Notebook and pen/pencil
  • Watch
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent

We supply tents, Trangia, gas, maps and compasses. We can also supply rucksacks and roll mats.