Aviation Skills days
For Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers
April 2017 (Sorry - fully booked) and Saturday 30th September 2017
09:45 – 15:15
Museum runs a series of days which will cover the requirements of various stages
of the Air Activities Badges. We can cover all of stage 1 (aimed at Beavers),
stage 2 (aimed at Beavers or Cubs), most of Stage 3 (aimed at Cubs or
Scouts) and large parts of stages 4-6 (aimed at Scouts or
Attendees will learn about
many aspects of aviation and gain access to several areas normally off limits to
visitors. Museum staff will lead activities based on 30 minute slots, those
taking part will move around those activities in groups of 7-12. Please note
that places are limited and pre-booking is essential.
Please note the following
The museum has very few CRB checked staff so it is important that
each group present has a CRB adult
Participants will need to bring a packed lunch. Hot and cold
drinks as well as cake, biscuits and sweets are available in the NAAFI.
There is no cost for this activity, but the museum depends on
donations in order to continue its work.
The museum has a souvenir shop which has items with a wide range
The museum is limited as to how many participants it can take on
any day, so please be fairly accurate with your estimates so that we can
accommodate as many as possible.
It may be necessary to create groups of
Beavers/Cubs/Scouts from more than one Scout Group.
At the end of the day Beavers and Cubs
will have qualified for the respective badge, the museum do not supply the
badges (if you bring them we are happy to present them if you like).
are usually heavily booked and we have to turn people away
so please be accurate with your numbers to avoid others
Each group can
only take part in one stage on the day.
If you would like to take part in one of these days could you please email:
with the following information:
Name of group
Number of Beavers expected
Number of Cubs expected
Number of Scouts expected
Number of Leaders/Adults expected
We regret that
it is very difficult to organise special days for individual groups outside this
framework, for which we would need a minimum of 50 visitors.