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September 2012

Beaver Sleepover

29 September 2012 @ 1:30 pm - 30 September 2012 @ 12:00 am
£17.00

This overnight event will give beavers the opportunity to enjoy a night away from home in our high quality indoor accommodation. Activities will include craft, wide game, campfire, orienteering, crossbows and challenge course. This event is aimed at beavers who have not attended a sleepover before. Leaders must attend with their beavers. Please contact the site for further details and a form. This event is now full.

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November 2012

Scout Forester Badge

16 November 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 18 November 2012 @ 3:00 pm
£35.00

This course takes place at Cranham over a whole weekend. Accommodation is indoors and all meals, etc are provided. Activities include felling, pruning, ditching, planting, and tree identification. It is therefore a physically demanding course so is only open to Scouts aged 12 and over. Further details are available here Forester Badge Letter and Form The course is now FULL.  

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January 2013

Service Weekend

12 January 2013 @ 9:00 am - 13 January 2013 @ 5:00 pm
FREE

The plan is to do a large amount of work on decorating the main building, a part of which will include refurbishing the dining room. Accommodation will be provided in the main building and crew cabin, and catering will be provided. A large thank you meal will be included on the Saturday evening to honour the voluntary support to the centre over the last 12 months. Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of…

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February 2013

Service Weekend

22 February 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 24 February 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£5.00

During the weekend we are planning to do some fencing (not the sword or rapier kind!). Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of 2 working days are required). Explorer Scouts can use this as part of their Activity Centre Service badge (a minimum of 10 working days are required). Volunteers are welcome to arrive and depart at any time during the weekend.

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March 2013

Service Weekend

15 March 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 17 March 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£5.00

During the weekend we are planning to do some coppicing in the Grove. Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of 2 working days are required). Explorer Scouts can use this as part of their Activity Centre Service badge (a minimum of 10 working days are required). Volunteers are welcome to arrive and depart at any time during the weekend.

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April 2013

Rifle Instructor Course

6 April 2013 @ 9:00 am - 7 April 2013 @ 5:00 pm
£78.00

The standard course for "taster" sessions in air rifle shooting is the National Smallbore Rifle Association Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor's Diploma. This equips candidates to run have-a-go sessions in air rifle shooting and also to take young people for introduction to shooting over a longer period. The course lasts for two days and indoor accomodation is available in our main building. Catering can be provided at an additional cost of £10.00 per person and will include lunch on both days, evening meal…

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Traditional Skills Camp

12 April 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 14 April 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£27.00

Aimed at Scouts and leaders who would like to expand their knowledge, this weekend camp will include a range of traditional scouting skills. These will include pitching and using patrol tents, fire lighting and cooking all meals on a fire, proper use of knivee, axes and saws, campfire, pioneering, and so on. All equipment and tuition will be provided by experienced leaders. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it with payment to the…

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Service Weekend

19 April 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 21 April 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£5.00

During the weekend we will be giving the site its annual spring clean in preparation for the main camping season. Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of 2 working days are required). Explorer Scouts can use this as part of their Activity Centre Service badge (a minimum of 10 working days are required). Volunteers are welcome to arrive and depart at any time during the weekend.

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May 2013

Beaver Adventure Badge

11 May 2013
£4.00

This day will allow beavers to achieve their Adventure activity badge. They will take part in a range of activities in Daniels Grove including challenge course, dam building, trails and making and sailing model boats. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it with payment to the centre: Courses 2013 form

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Service Weekend

17 May 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 19 May 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£5.00

During the weekend we will be doing some dry stone walling. Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of 2 working days are required). Explorer Scouts can use this as part of their Activity Centre Service badge (a minimum of 10 working days are required). Volunteers are welcome to arrive and depart at any time during the weekend.

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June 2013

Cub Naturalist Badge

8 June 2013
£4.00

The course at Cranham will cover four aspects of the Naturalist badge (only three are required to achieve the badge). It will be based in the Grove, but will include studies of grassland, woodland and the stream. Packs are welcome, or Cubs can attend on their own or in small groups. If any leaders or parents would like to volunteer to help with the badge they would be welcome. To apply for this course please download and complete the form…

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Sevice Weekend

14 June 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 16 June 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£5.00

During the weekend we will be treating all of the exterior timber on the buildings. Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of 2 working days are required). Explorer Scouts can use this as part of their Activity Centre Service badge (a minimum of 10 working days are required). Volunteers are welcome to arrive and depart at any time during the weekend.

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Beaver Sleepover – Camping

22 June 2013 @ 10:00 am - 23 June 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£17.00

Open exclusively to Beavers who are aged seven or who have taken part in at least one other sleepover. Accommodation will be in tents and the programme will include a range of adventurous and exciting activities. Beavers must be accompanied by a leader. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it with payment to the centre: Courses 2013 form

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July 2013

BioBlitz

5 July 2013 @ 10:00 am - 6 July 2013 @ 2:00 pm

A BioBlitz is an exciting event where naturalists, students, school children, youth organisations  and members of the public come together to explore and record the local wildlife. Our BioBlitz will take place in Buckholt Wood and on Cranham Common. Both sites are part of the Cotswold Commons and Beechwoods National Nature Reserve and are managed by Natural England's Gloucestershire NNR Team. Activities during the event will include, a fungus foray, bat walk, bird walk, quizes and a local history walk. Members of…

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Service Weekend

12 July 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 14 July 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£5.00

During the weekend we will be working towards eradicating the Himalayan balsam on site. Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of 2 working days are required). Explorer Scouts can use this as part of their Activity Centre Service badge (a minimum of 10 working days are required). Volunteers are welcome to arrive and depart at any time during the weekend.

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August 2013

Service Weekend

30 August 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 1 September 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£5.00

During the weekend you will be involved in a range of projects that assist in the smooth running of a busy activity centre. Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of 2 working days are required). Explorer Scouts can use this as part of their Activity Centre Service badge (a minimum of 10 working days are required). Volunteers are welcome to arrive and depart at any time during the weekend.

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One Day First Aid Course

31 August 2013 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
FREE

This one day, British Red Cross course covers bleeding, breaks, choking, burns, unconscious casualties, CPR (including child), poisoning, heart conditions, strokes, head injuries, diabetes, epilepsy and asthma. This course is for adults who hold scouting roles across Gloucestershire. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it to the centre: Adult Courses form

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September 2013

Explorers First Aid Course

1 September 2013 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
FREE

This one day, British Red Cross course covers bleeding, breaks, choking, burns, unconscious casualties, CPR, poisoning, heart conditions, strokes, head injuries, diabetes, epilepsy and asthma. The course qualifies explorers for Emergency Aid 4 and Young Leader Module K. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it with payment to the centre: Courses 2013 form Please note: Only two places remaining

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Stroud Festival of Nature

6 September 2013 @ 9:00 am - 7 September 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Stratford Park, Stroud

This year, Cranham Scout Centre will be running a stand at the Stroud Festival of Nature in September. As part of the stand, we will be running our new activity - tree climbing. Please come and see us, have a chat and look at what we are up to. For further information about the event, visit www.stroudnature.co.uk

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Service Weekend

27 September 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 29 September 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£5.00

During the weekend you will be involved in a range of projects that assist in the smooth running of a busy activity centre. Scouts can use this as part of their Campsite Service badge (a minimum of 2 working days are required). Explorer Scouts can use this as part of their Activity Centre Service badge (a minimum of 10 working days are required). Volunteers are welcome to arrive and depart at any time during the weekend.

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October 2013

Cub Navigator Badge

5 October 2013
£4.00

This badge will take place at the centre, and Cubs will have the opportunity to make maps, create instructions, set and follow trails. Packs are welcome, or Cubs can attend on their own or in small groups. If any leaders or parents would like to volunteer to help with the badge they would be welcome. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it with payment to the centre: Courses 2013 form

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Explorers First Aid Course

12 October 2013 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
FREE

This one day, British Red Cross course covers bleeding, breaks, choking, burns, unconscious casualties, CPR, poisoning, heart conditions, strokes, head injuries, diabetes, epilepsy and asthma. The course qualifies explorers for Emergency Aid 4 and Young Leader Module K. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it with payment to the centre: Courses 2013 form

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One Day First Aid Course

13 October 2013 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
FREE

This one day, British Red Cross course covers bleeding, breaks, choking, burns, unconscious casualties, CPR (including child), poisoning, heart conditions, strokes, head injuries, diabetes, epilepsy and asthma. This course is for adults who hold scouting roles across Gloucestershire. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it to the centre: Adult Courses form

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Monkey Hardware Tree Climbing Instructor and Installer Course

14 October 2013 @ 9:00 am - 16 October 2013 @ 5:00 pm
£150

Monkey Hardware Tree Climbing Instructor Course (2 days) & Monkey Hardware Tree Climbing Installer Course (1 day) The aim of this training is to qualify for independent installation and instruction of the Monkey Hardware Tree Climbing System.  This course is being conducted by an ERCA qualified trainer, and will be endorsed by Vertex Training. Self catering indoor accommodation is also available at no extra charge. To apply for this course, please send a cheque for £150 made payable to 'Gloucestershire…

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Scout Forester Badge

25 October 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 27 October 2013 @ 4:00 pm
£35.50

This course takes place at Cranham over a whole weekend. Accommodation is indoors and all meals, etc are provided. Activities include felling, pruning, ditching, planting, and tree identification. It is therefore a physically demanding course so is only open to Scouts aged 12 and over. To apply for this course please download and complete the form and return it with payment to the centre: Courses 2013 form

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