Applying or renewing an Adventurous Activities Permit
All applications and renewals are now handled online. Click here to access the system. You can also access the process for applicants, the process for assessors and the process for DCs. For any queries, please contact email@example.com
Funding for Activity Training
Financial support is available to adults interested in gaining permits in some adventurous activity areas. More information is available here.
Leading Adventurous Activities
You can track the progress of your application or add further evidence or information by returning to 'Activity permits' and clicking on 'My permits'. Clicking on the relevant permit will bring up a page with an edit button.
Those who cannot log onto this website as a member of Berkshire Scouting (e.g. they do not have access to the internet, are not yet on Compass or are from another County) will need to complete a copy of the standard application form and either post together with copies of any relevant qualifications and a log of all recent relevant experience to the County Administrator, Berkshire County Scout Office, Sindlesham Court, Mole Road, Sindlesham, Wokingham RG41 5EA (telephone 0118 978 8292) or e-mail it all to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hillwalking Training Programme
Advanced first Aid training for adventurous activitiesFor all those who want or need advanced first aid we run a programme of 16 hour Outdoor Pursuits courses at well below commercial rates. See the activity training page.
County Activity Units
We are developing a number of County Activity Units to provide specialised support for leaders interested in giving their young people experiences of different adventurous activities as part of a balanced programme. You can find out more about them on their webpages:
Recent & Forthcoming Events
County Dragon Boat Regatta Sunday 2nd July 2017
County Queens Scout and D of E Gold Expedition
If your unit doesn't have enough Explorers/Scout Network members considering doing their Queens Scout Award Expedition/D of E Gold Expedition over the next year or so to enable you put together a team of your own, why not consider joining the County Expedition for 2017.
Training will start in the Autumn of this year will a block of 6 evening sessions on the 13th & 27th of September and the 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th of October (with extra sessions if applicants need it).
The practice expedition will be on the 14-17th of April (Easter) 2017.
The QSA/Gold Expeditions themselves will be over the August bank holiday (25-28 August) 2017.
We have allowed plenty of time between the the training and the expeditions for candidates to consolidate what they have learnt and for them to get together to plan their expeditions and notify everything in good time.
For further information please contact Activities team - hillwalking.