New Leaders Skills Weekend

The GLMW New Leaders Skills weekend aims to provide leaders some time to learn and practice some core practical Scouting skills such as fire lighting, pioneering and map reading.

 

Here are some images of the course run in March 2022 :  Images from New Leaders Skills Weekend

 

This page includes some resources that may help when running some of the activities in section meetings.

 

Typical Section Meeting formats

Typical Beaver Colony Meetings

Typical Cub Scout Section Meetings

 

Firelighting

Firelighting activities projects may contribute towards the Outdoor Challenge Awards.

Fire lighting notes

Generic Risk assessment Fire lighting

Pioneering

Pioneering projects may contribute towards the Outdoor Challenge Awards as well as specific Pioneering Activity Badges.

Pioneering instructions

Generic Risk Assessment Pioneering

Maps and Compass

Maps and Compass activities  may contribute towards the Outdoor Challenge and Expedition Challenge  Awards as well as specific Activity Badges (such as Map Reader or Navigation).

Map and Compass Session Notes

Campfires

Participating in Campfire activities may contribute towards the Creative Challenge and Outdoor Challenge Awards.

Camp fire notes

Generic Risk Assessment Campfire

Knife, Axe and Saw

Participating in Knife, Axe and Saw activities projects may contribute towards the Outdoor Challenge Awards as well as Survival Skills Activity badges.

Knife Axe & Saw notes

Generic Risk Assessment Knife, Axe and Saw

Tent Pitching

Pitching tents and understanding campsite layouts may contribute towards the Outdoor Challenge.

Tent Pitching notes

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls