Choose from a range of hiking trips, navigation courses and bushcraft courses.
|Over the coming months we will be running the following National Navigation Award Courses:
Tutor Award Course – Mugdock Country Park, Milngavie. The National Navigation Tutor Award prepares participants to teach National Navigation Award courses. The one day course introduces participants to a different teaching techniques and exercises as part of a structured and stepped approach to teaching navigation. The course provides guidance on how to structure and organise navigation courses. It also provides lots of information on useful navigation resources. Holding the NNA Tutor Award is a pre-requisate to running Bronze, Silver and Gold NNA Award courses. £75 per participant.
The Bronze National Navigation Award course is run over two days and provides an introduction to navigation skills. The course is aimed at beginners and is for all ages. The course will cover:
Upon completing the course you’ll receive a formal qualification and certificate (SCQF level 4). £95 per participant.
The Silver National Navigation Award is a two day course and develops your skills so that can navigate in open country using compass bearings and natural landforms. The course is ideal for participants who are confident in using a map to follow paths and tracks in lowland countryside terrain and want to learn how to navigate off path. The course will cover:
The course sill take place in the Campsie Fells, in the Kilsyth hills on day one and Strathblane hills on day two. £95 per participant.
The Gold National Navigation Award is a three day course. It is a progression from the Silver Award, adding techniques and skills for dealing with complex contour features. The Gold Award is delivered as separate Gold Award training and Gold Award Assessment courses. On completion of the course participants will be able to plan and confidently follow safe routes away from paths and tracks in any open countryside.
The courses cover:
Cost is £150 per participant.
|To book on to these courses click on the Booking form.|
Introduction to Bushcraft Course
|17 July 2020, £85 per participant. Want to learn some bushcraft skills like friction fire, making natural shelters, foraging for food or making natural cordage? Bushcraft is about thriving in wild places and developing a set of skills and knowledge help you do that; using natural resources to sustain you, feed you and keep you warm. Bushcraft helps you develop a much deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural environment. The more you learn the more satisfying it becomes.Typically a one day bushcraft course will cover:
Winston Lodge, Lanarkshire. £85 per person. Booking form.