This site will not work properly without cookies

Please ensure they are enabled, and click on Home

Login Jump Or Search 

#Skills4Leaders - Refresh Your Programme


We would like to invite you to #Skills4Leaders a FREE event at Lower Grange Farm on Sunday the 29th September 2019 from 10am to 3pm.

#Skills4Leaders is open to Young Leaders, Explorers, Network, adult volunteers, helpers & Trustees - in fact anyone who is involved can come along on the Sunday.

#Skills4Leaders will provide you with the tools, training and resources to deliver a challenging, relevant and rewarding programme for all sections.

Whether your programme could benefit from some back to basic skills or some new skills or you just need some new fresh ideas then this event is for you.

Tea and coffee available all weekend and please bring a packed lunch with you for Sunday.

Latest Update - 27th September 6pm

On arrival please visit Check In (bring your tickets for fast entry, to save you doing it when you arrive), car share if possible. Got a question please read the FAQs below.


  • Beavers Team will be there for your Questions and Answers and will have details on many things to help you run your colony
  • Cubs have great things planned including Campfire Cake in an Orange, Cub Escape Room, 50 things to do with a toilet roll, Makaton Happy Birthday, Big brother diary chair and more. The team will be there to answer any questions
  • Scouts are running many sessions including Backwards Cooking Sessions, Lamps and Stoves, Map and Compass, Woggles and Bracelets, Trangias and Trangia cooking, Backwoods cooking, Knots and Rope work, Games Galor, Map and compass and the team will be there for Q and A
  • Explorers - Hot Pop Pop Boats, mobile escape room, scavenger hunt, glow sports, wood work and much more. The team will be there to talk too
  • Lower Grange Farm Activities - Find out what they can offer you
  • The DC Support team will be on hand to validate any training (please remember to bring your training evidence with you)
  • Activity Permits
  • Find out all about KIJ
  • Top Awards, DofE
  • County Commissioner - Q & A - Chance to talk to Dean
  • Media Team will be there to advise on Social Media usage, Press Coverage, Print Centre, Media Badges, County Radio Set, see the equipment and be there to answer any questions
  • Introduction to OSM - There will be two sessions 11am till noon and 1pm to 2pm
  • Introduction to Tomahawk - There will be throwing sessions throughout the day
  • International Trips - Find out from Alan Noake all about the up and comming trips and what is being planned
  • Growth and Development - Adult Recruitment & Youth Recruitment and Q & A. There will be two sessions 10am till 11am and 2pm till 3pm
  • and much more


What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?

There will be parking available on site, we would advise you to share cars if you can. Please print an extra copy of your ticket to place on your windscreen.

What can I bring into the event?

If you are camping then a tent and what you would normally bring with you when camping overnight.

Do I need to wear my uniform?

It is up to you whether you wear your uniform on Sunday or not.

Who do I contact if I have a question?

Please use this form to contact us and we will reply as soon as we can.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please bring your tickets with you or use the app so we can scan you onto the site to know who has attended. Please print an extra copy of your ticket to place on your windscreen if you are a driver.

Is lunch provided on Sunday?

Tea and Coffee will be available all weekend but please bring a packed lunch with you on Sunday.

Can I cancel my booking?

Yes, log into the booking site using the link provided in the emails. Click on your ticket and there is an option to cancel you booking.

I have booked Sunday and have now changed my mind and want to come from the Saturday night.

Cancel your booking, see above, and register again.

I have booked from the Saturday and have now changed my mind and just want to come to the #Skills4Leaders event.

Cancel your booking, see above, and register again.

I have not received my tickets from the booking system.

Please email us with your full name, details and the email address and we will confirm the email address and resend the tickets.

Can I bring my children to the Sunday event?

Yes, you can bring your children to the Sunday event. You will be able to register them when you arrive. Please note there are no actives planned for them so they will have to stay with you at all times.

Last updated 51 weeks ago