Training & Development

Bear & Lapor deliver a range of training & development courses.

Specific courses

  • Outdoor Maths

    This one day course will demonstrate how the outdoors provides opportunities for making children see that mathematics is real and relevant.

    Activities relate to the KS2 programme of study, including:

    • Measuring, using & applying knowledge & skills
    • Shape, position, direction & compass work
    • Problem solving
    • Co-ordinates and Grids
    • Sorting diagrams & tables.

    Target Audience

    • Teachers, Teaching Assistants & Practitioners
    • Maths Coordinators
    • Outdoor Coordinators
    • Outdoor Learning Practitioners.

    Location: Joseph Eaton Centre, Blackhills Scout Campsite, Cullingworth, BD16 1UB

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    Please contact for planned dates

    More info:

    Outdoor-Maths-17.pdf


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  • Den & Shelter Building

    This one day course enables you to experience a range of skills and techniques for building dens & shelters.

    It includes:

    • How dens and shelters can be used & adapted in supporting the delivery of your curriculum
    • How to minimize risks
    • What equipment & resources are needed
    • Skills to support the building different shelters and dens

    Target Audience

    • Teachers, Teaching Assistants & Practitioners
    • Outdoor Coordinators
    • Outdoor Learning Practitioners
    • Forest School Practitioners

    Location

    Joseph Eaton Centre, Blackhills Scout Campsite, Cullingworth, BD16 1UB

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    Please contact for planned dates

    More info:

    Den-Shelter-Building-17.pdf


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  • Campfires & Dens

    This one day course will introduce delegates to creating & managing fires, plus basic camp cooking.

    The content includes:

    • Planning for fires and locating fires
    • Reducing and managing risks
    • Building different types of campfires
    • Lighting campfires
    • Maintaining campfires
    • Planning and preparation of food outdoors
    • Camp cooking & time to eat the fruits of our labour!


    Location: Joseph Eaton Centre, Blackhills Scout Campsite, Cottingley, BD16 1UB

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    Please contact for planned dates

    More info:

    Campfires-Cooking-17a.pdf


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  • Orienteering & Navigation

    This one day course takes delegates through a series of activities exploring various aspects of navigation and how to use and teach it. It includes: .

      Participants will:

      • Direction, and where it comes from
      • The 8 points of the compass and an introduction to how degrees and bearings
      • Create simple 2D shapes using a compass and accurate measurements.
      • Use of satellite photography, exploring maps, sketch mapping & symbols.
      • Understand and apply the use of grid references.


      Location: Joseph Eaton Centre, Blackhills Scout Campsite, Cottingley, BD16 1UB

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      Please contact for planned dates

      More info:

      Orienteering-Navigation-17.pdf


      Click here to contact or make a booking.

  • Awesome Outdoor Art

    This one day course will enable delegates to explore natural materials to create art on the outdoor canvas.

    It includes:

    • Big art projects
    • Using natural materials
    • Linking stories in to art works
    • Using tools to work wood and create simple art works.

    Target Audience

    • Teachers, Teaching Assistants & Practitioners.
    • Outdoor coordinators.
    • Outdoor Learning Practitioners.
    • Forest School Practitioners.

    Location: Eaton Training Centre, Blackhills Scout campsites, Cottingley, Bradford, BD16 1UB.

    More info:

    Awesome-Outdoor-Art-17.pdf


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Upcoming events

Future Courses


Outdoor Art
- Ideas and Approaches in delivering Art in the Great Outdoors
- YAS
- TBC

Skills Development
- Knotting & Cordage, plus Knifes and Tent Peg Making
- 9th Bradford North Scouts
- 8 January

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