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Summer Moorland Camping Endorsement Training Course

undefinedThis 2-day Summer Moorland Camping Endorsement training course is intended for those wishing to upgrade their summer moorland walking leader award to enable them to lead overnight expeditions in remote locations on open moorland terrain.

 You will receive training in a range of topics to include the selection and use of lightweight tents and stoves. Additionally group leadership skills relating to the safe operation of a wild (remote) campsite.

The training will partly take place in a classroom environment and will also include an overnight camp on the moors.

This award is part of the South West Moorland Leader (SWML) training scheme and enables holders of the award to operate in areas such as Dartmoor and Brecon Beacons.

It is ideally suited to leaders involved with Ten Tors or Duke of  Edinburgh leadership (D of E).

  • Duration of course: held over 2 days and 1 night
  • Course Location: Delaware Outdoor Education Centre, Drakewalls, PL18 9EH
  • Course dates and cost: Dates are arranged on demand - please express your interest on our booking website, here: Course Code: CLO17

Pre-requisites for this training course

  1. Minimum age of 18
  2. Coastal and Countryside Assessment or Bronze National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) level equivalent skills
  3. Minimum of 2 nights camping including use of lightweight tents and stoves


The following syllabus content builds on the syllabus content of the Summer Moorland Walking Leader, and is intended to build on the knowledge, skills and competence of leaders operating at that level.

Main topics to be covered include:

  • Camp organisation and supervision
  • Food, menus and water hygiene
  • Group management
  • Camp equipment (tents, stoves, sleeping bags etc.)
  • Risk Management in remote locations
  • Access and conservation of the environment

At the end of the course delegates will be given an individual action plan to help guide in further development as a walking leader and to lead them towards a successful Summer moorland camping endorsement assessment.

How to Book

Book on-line: Enter Course Code: CLO17

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