17 July - 21 July 2017 Age range: 8 - 11 yrs Book 2-5 days

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17 July - 21 July 2017 Age range: 8 - 11 yrs Book 2-5 days

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Please note that our sibling, multi-week and group discounts are applied at checkout.
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Warning! This mission is not for the faint hearted! It is not for the flakers, the slackers, the quitters or the poor team players. 

Do you have the guts to survive in extreme circumstances? Do you have what it takes to spend days living outside, following orders, avoiding detection, even enduring interrogation? If so then get ready to brace yourself for the Hive’s toughest mission to date!

To succeed in this mission, first you will need to undergo training. Working as part of a Unit, your very first challenge will be a survival test… If you can demonstrate you have what it takes to be part of the team, you will then be expected to master vital survival skills over the course of 3 days. Natural navigation, mental strength, concealment in the outdoors, survival in extreme environments, rescue in the wild, cooperation: these skills will make all the difference between success and failure when it comes to your live challenge!

The final two days of the mission will see your Unit tested to the limit…  Trusted to make your own decisions, you will be watched carefully by the Unit Leads, as you respond to a series of increasingly difficult scenarios, whilst avoiding detection from our Special Forces Operator.

This is no walk in the park! You will need to demonstrate a high level of survival skills, using all of your resilience and cunning to beat the game. At no point will you be required to go inside, everything must be done in the great outdoors. Are you brave enough to take the challenge? Can you muster up the skills, resources and determination to make it as one of the Hive’s top Special Forces Operators?

Whilst completely safe, this mission is designed as an adventurous training programme.  It combines some of the more advanced elements of campcraft together with the excitement of an army-inspired scenario. It offers a fully immersive experience that is designed for campers who are keen to stretch and challenge themselves. 


MISSION FACT FILE


TYPE OF MISSION
Project-based mission

RECOMMENDED AGE RANGE
8 - 11 (Years 4 - 6). Because of the nature of this mission and the specific skills and activities involved, it is only suitable for children 8 or older. If you have any question about this or if you are unsure and would like to talk through with us, please free to call or email the team. We'll be very happy to advise.

ACTIVITIES & SKILLS
Camp setting | Team building | Fitness training | First Aid | Campcraft skills, including fire making, hand signals, foraging and water purification  | Navigation, GPS and compass skills | Drone use |  Covert action | Extraction | Mission planning | Ambush |  

TECHNOLOGY ★★★
The Hive uses a rating system to illustrate how much and how technology is used on each mission. This mission has 3 stars out of 3: this means that t it is challenging and bespoke to specific tasks. In this instance, this involves the advanced use of GPS, drones, nature cams, webcams and radio communication. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES
In addition to solid campcraft and survival skills, this mission focuses particularly on nurturing leadership, initiative, decision making and resilience.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE
Please get in touch to request a sample mission schedule. You can email team@thehive-kids.com or call our bookings line on 020 3435 6848.

FACILITATION
We will provide personal details as soon as the facilitation team is finalised, but can confirm that the Lead Facilitator will be a practising Bushcraft Expert, supported by one Outdoor Practitioner. We operate a ratio of 1:8. All facilitators are DBS checked and all our sites include fully qualified First Aiders. 

MISSION DURATION
Five day mission, with a minimum booking of 2 days. Unfortunately because of the way this mission is set up, we are unable to accept children for just one day on this mission.  

DAILY TIMES
9.30am - 4.30pm (extended care is also available from 8.30am to 6pm - an additional charge applies).

PRICES
The price for this five-day mission starts at £140 per child for 2 days. The mission can booked for 2 days or more. The daily price decreases as more days are booked. We also offer sibling, multi-week and group discounts. Please click here for further information. Discounts are applied at checkout.

HIVE T-SHIRT
One free Hive T-Shirt is given to each child on this mission. Replacements will be charged for at a rate of £8 per T-shirt.