Campfires - the KCC Camp Fire Management Award (CFMA) (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation Resources Unavailable 
Event code SCH 20/127 
Event description Credit worthy - The aim of the course is to provide participants with the skills required for building and supervising group camp fires, and understanding how fire can be used as a tool for learning and development. The course will comprise of practical sessions covering the art of camp fire craft, the building, lighting, maintaining and management of different types of open fires.

Participants that complete this course are accredited with the Camp Fire Management Award; a Kent County Council accredited and recognised qualification when seeking employer's approval for fire based activities.

Please note: a CURRENT FIRST AID certificate will be required to validate this award.

This course is led by Clair Hobson and Scott Woolsgrove from EarthCraftUK. They are highly qualified and experienced Forest School and Bushcraft practitioners and trainers, working with Primary, Secondary and Special Needs Schools. Courses are based at their ancient woodland site near Mount Ephraim Gardens, Faversham.

NB: This course will take place entirely outside and participants will need to bring appropriate clothing and footwear. Participants will also need to bring a packed lunch.

"The practical elements were excellent, loved the fire building! I will now happily carry out fire lighting and campfire cooking activities at school!" - Deal Parochial Primary School 
Training objectives Learning outcomes:
- To introduce the benefits of camp fire activities.
- Choosing suitable locations. Safety considerations for
different ages and abilities.
- The fire circle - safety, structure and group management.
- Choice and types of fires, and fire lighting skills.
- Wood fuel choices and burning.
- Campfire activities and group interaction.
- Health and hygiene issues relating to simple camp fire
- The environment, sustainability and conservation. 
Key stages
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Subject areas Outdoor Learning
Target audience
All Teaching Staff / Learning Support Assistant / Newly Qualified Teachers / PRU Manager / Trainee Teachers / Youth workers
target audience
Qualification level
EarthcraftUK Forest Training Area - Mount Ephraim Gardens, Hernhill, Faversham, Kent, ME13 9TX
Location Canterbury
Training Provider The Education People - Outdoor Learning Division
Admin contact Joanne Clay (
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 13
Funding information 20% VAT will be added at the point of invoice.
Start date Friday 19 June 2020
Times 09:30 - 17:00
Number of sessions 1