On Site Activities

Air Rifles

Minimum Age: 8

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: Yes. Groups can self instruct. The minimum instructor requirement is NSRA YPS Instructor.

Each young person taking part in air rifle shooting must complete a ‘permission to shoot form’. These are available from The Scouts website.

Archery

Minimum Age: 6

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: Yes. Groups can self instruct. The minimum instructor requirement is Archery GB Instructor. Members of Scouting can instruct youth members if they hold a suitable Scout Permit.

Canoeing

Minimum Age: 8

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: Yes. Groups can self instruct. The minimum instructor requirement is BCU Coach Award. Members of Scouting can instruct youth members if they hold a suitable Scout Permit. The Delph is Class B1 waters.

Gladiator Challenge

Minimum Age: 10

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: Yes. Groups can self instruct. The minimum instructor requirement is ERCA Traditional High Ropes Instructor.

High All Aboard

Minimum Age: 14

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: Yes. Groups can self instruct. The minimum instructor requirement is ERCA Traditional High Ropes Instructor.

Low Ropes

Minimum Age: 6

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: No. Group leaders can self-lead this activity following a short briefing.

Mini Crossbows

Minimum Age: 4

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: No. Group leaders can self-lead this activity following a short briefing.

Monkey Trees

Minimum Age: 8

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: Yes. Groups can self instruct. The minimum instructor requirement is ERCA Traditional High Ropes Instructor.

Orienteering

Minimum Age: 6

Maximum Group Size: 50. Young people should follow the course in groups of at least four. Older youths and adults can be in smaller numbers. Younger children should be accompanied by an adult.

Instructor Required: No. Group leaders can self-lead this activity following a short briefing.

Pond Dipping

Minimum Age: 5

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: No. Group leaders can self-lead this activity following a short briefing.

Rafting

Minimum Age:8

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: Yes. Groups are welcome to self instruct but must provide their own buoyancy aids and helmets and hold a BCU Coach Award or higher plus additional training or a Scout permit.

Tomahawks

Minimum Age: 6

Maximum Group Size: 12

Instructor Required: Yes. Groups wishing to self-instruct must show evidence of competence in this activity. At Tawd Vale we only accept a certificate of attendance of an axe throwing course as such evidence.