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Koco Community Resource Centre,, Spon End,, Coventry CV31 3JQ, UK

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Setting Up Camp

WHAT: To set up camp with provided equipment in a safe environment.

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

  • Communication

  • Knowledge of tying knots

  • Awareness of your surroundings

  • Understanding of conditions outside

  • Making a safe space in your working environment

  • Team work

  • Encouragement 

  • Health and Safety

Creating fire by using the technique of fire by friction.

Fire by Friction

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

  • Health and Saftey

  • Protective Equipment

  • Team work

  • Perseverance 

Talking Circle

Principles of the Talking Circle:

The Facilitator will guide the participants through the principles of

the talking piece and the etiquette of the circle;

The person with the talking piece is the only one that speaks

Be spontaneous with your words and don’t plan what you’re going to say

Be succinct with your speech

Speak from the heart

Actively Listen

The talking piece will move in the direction of the sun

Benefits of the Talking circle:

  • All young people feel heard

  • Young people know that their ideas and opinions are valued

  • Promotes Equality within the group

  • Helps create focus

  • Creates a safe space for discussion

  • Respecting each other

  • Promotes Reflection

  • Creates a sense of belonging

  • Increases group cohesion and community

  • Building confidence to speak in front of people

  • Creates Empathy

  • Heightened awareness of self and others

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Principles of the Talking Circle:

The Facilitator will guide the participants through the principles of

the talking piece and the etiquette of the circle;

The person with the talking piece is the only one that speaks

Be spontaneous with your words and don’t plan what you’re going to say

Be succinct with your speech

Speak from the heart

Actively Listen

The talking piece will move in the direction of the sun

Benefits of the Talking circle:

  • All young people feel heard

  • Young people know that their ideas and opinions are valued

  • Promotes Equality within the group

  • Helps create focus

  • Creates a safe space for discussion

  • Respecting each other

  • Promotes Reflection

  • Creates a sense of belonging

  • Increases group cohesion and community

  • Building confidence to speak in front of people

  • Creates Empathy

  • Heightened awareness of self and others