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Holiday Leadership & Camp Craft Certificates

Holiday Leadership Certificate

The Holiday Leadership Certificate is a requirement for all Officers leading a camp or holiday of any overnight stay. Holiday Leadership certificates last for a period of 5 years and can be renewed for periods of 5 years. 

Course Description

The following modules reflect the National Standards of Sports, Recreational and Allied Occupations (SPRITO) National Training Organisation. 

During the course participants will complete a number of modules, and by the end of the course will be able to:

  • Contribute to a safe environment
  • Contribute to effective working relationships
  • Prepare to lead a holiday
  • Administer finance and information
  • Look after participants who are away from home
  • Enable those with disabilities to take part
  • Contribute to holiday activities
  • Support the protection of children from abuse

The certificate lasts for a period of 5 years and is kept live by completing a log sheet and having undertaken at least one holiday during the 5 years. Log sheets can be downloaded from Forms page.

Camp Craft Certificate

At least one officer attending a canvas camp must hold a current Camp Craft Certificate. The certificate lasts for a period of 5 years and is kept live by attending at least one canvas camp within the five year period and undertaking a responsible role at the camp. Log sheets can be downloaded from Forms page.

Courses Available

Holiday Leadership

Date: 23rd February 2020
Location: Pollock Pavilion
Organiser: Edinburgh, Leith & District Battalion
Contact: Pamela McKay - 0131 551 1200

Holiday Leadership

Date: 29th February 2020
Location: Felden Lodge
Organiser: England and Wales Region
Contact: Graham Weston - 01442 288558
Details: Cost £20.00

Holiday Leadership

Date: Saturday 21st March 2020
Location: St Giles Methodist Church, Addison Drive, LINCOLN.
Organiser: Grimsby and District Battalion
Contact: iain Betts - 07850139999
Details: This is essential training for any leader who wishes to lead a BB camp or holiday of at least one night or more. The cost of this training is £5.00 including lunch. For further information and or booking forms please contact Iain Betts

Holiday Leadership and Campcraft

Date: Saturday 4th April 2020
Location: South Woodham Evangelical Church
Organiser: East Anglia District
Contact: Jane Holden - 01245 328673
Details: Holiday Leadership and Campcraft combined in one long day

Camp Craft

Date: 18th April 2020
Location: Felden Lodge
Organiser: England and Wales Region
Contact: Graham Weston - 01442 288558
Details: Cost £20.00

Camp Craft

Date: 19th April 2020
Location: TBC
Organiser: Dundee & Angus Battalion
Contact: Kay Husband - 01382 542208

Holiday Leadership

Date: 2nd May 2020
Location: Carters Lane Baptist Church, Halesowen
Organiser: West Midland District
Contact: James Need - 01216631421
Details: 1 day combined course which will enable leaders to gain both qualifications.


Date: 18 MARCH 2020
Contact: DAVID OWENS - 01772 685000

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