6The Residential course fee includes.Full board, sole occupancy accommodationincluding a cookedbreakfast, picnic lunch, home made cakes and an evening meal. Vegetarian and other dietary options are available. Up to 10 hours tuition a day, including a session after the evening meal, plus relaxing breaks for meals and refreshments. Tea and coffee making facilities available throughout the day. Use of Centre resources including library, laboratory, workrooms, studios and the Centre grounds. Centre-organised transport during the course (other than boat trips) and most admission fees. Pre course information plus domestic and travel arrangement. Insurance to cover cancellation, personal belongings, personal accident, legal liability and medical emergency/emergency travel expenseFSC Non-residential course fees atresidential Centres include. All the above except breakfast and accommodationWhat's included within the fee?With FSC courses there are NO hidden extras. We have over 65 years' experiencein organising courses and pride ourselves in providing excellence in tuition,safety and value for money.How to book. Call the FSC Centre of your choice (see contact details on the back cover). Office hours are 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday. Use the website to make your booking. Detailed booking information andbooking form are provided from page47 of this brochure.Our Commitment to QualityThe FSC has over 65 years of experienceand it is the expertise gained over thistime that enables us to offer you aprofessional and caring service. Eachcourse has been carefully planned toprovide a learning opportunityirrespective of previous experience.Courses are delivered either by FSCstaff or associate tutors all of whomhave been selected for their knowledgeof the subject and their enthusiasm. AllCentre staff offer a warm welcome tomake sure your stay is comfortable andthat you enjoy the FSC experience -increasing your understanding,knowledge and skills in the company oflike-minded people and, above all,having fun!What are FSC Centres like?The FSC runs Field Centres in some ofthe finest locations in the UK, all chosenfor the richness and diversity of theirsurroundings. Each Centre has its ownunique character; most are historicbuildings. Original buildings have beenadapted and extended so that they havethe full range of services that visitorsneed. We would stress that an FSCCentre is not a hotel. However, thebuildings do have lots of character and afriendly atmosphere.What's theaccommodation like?All Centres provide simple,comfortable, sole occupancyaccommodationalthough sharedbedrooms are also available on request,at a discounted rate. Most bedroomshave wash hand basins, with toilet andshower facilities close by. PrestonMontford, Dale Fort, Slapton Ley,Malham Tarn, Flatford Mill andDerrygonnelly have some purpose-builtaccommodation with twin rooms anden-suite facilities available. People with disabilitiesThe FSC positively welcomes guestswith disabilities provided they canmanage independently or areaccompanied by a friend or relative onthe same course, able to assist them. OurCentre staff will help you decide on thesuitability of each course. Blencathra,Dale Fort, Kindrogan, Malham Tarn,Margam Park, Preston Montford,Derrygonnelly and Slapton Ley havepurpose-built accommodation andfacilities for people with wheelchairs.Please contact us to discuss yourrequirements.The course information is also availableon the website which has beendesigned in line with the latest W3Caccessibility guidelines. Large printindividual course leaflets are alsoavailable from the Centres on request.How do I reach FSC Centres?All Centres are readily accessible. Noneare more than 40 minutes from a railwaystation and some are much closer. Fulllocational details will be forwardedwhen you book. Photos from left to right:Family Course atJuniper HallChris McGaw; Malham Tarn bedroomMalham Tarn.
7and theEnvironmentThe FSC has a commitment to environmentalresponsibility, demonstrated by the majority ofCentres having achieved the Eco-Centre Awardwhich covers all aspects of a Centre's operation. We believe there is a need to set challenging targets toreduce our carbon emissions and waste. We aredeveloping new ways to monitor and improveenvironmental performance. We are taking active stepsto reduce energy consumption with energy savingmeasures such as improving insulation in historicbuildings and using low energy light bulbs.Lift sharingWhy not try and reduce your own carbon footprint bycar sharing when travelling to and from our centres?Search online for "lift sharing schemes" to find moreinformation. Book and Pay OnlineThe new-look FSC website now offers you thechance to book and pay for courses online. Thismeans no need to write cheques or phone us tomake payment. Plus you can book your coursesany time that suits you - day or night!Simply browse courses on our website and onceyou have selected one or more, add them to yourbasket and pay with your credit or debit cardthrough our secure online system. Deposits can also be paid online where applicable.Full terms and conditions of booking can be foundon page 47 of this brochure. To start booking online today visit www.field-studies-council.org/naturalhistoryAlso availablefrom the FSCFamily holiday courses 2012Experience stunning scenery,fantastic wildlife and excitingactivities with the whole family.Arts courses 2012Art, craft, photography and localhistory courses for all levels.If you would like to find out moreabout our family holiday coursesor arts courses please request abrochure via the website: www.field-studies-council.org or phone 0845 345 4071FSC