Duke of Edinburgh Award – Bronze Programme

SchoolsThe Bronze DofE programme has 4 sections, Volunteering, Physical, Skills and Expedition. You need be at least 14 years old to start a Bronze programme.  As an approved DofE activity provider we run full training, practice and final assessment for the Expedition element of the Award.  We run open dates for individuals and bespoke packages for school & youth groups.  Our expeditions are on foot, bike, canoe and sea kayak.

For school & youth group packages please contact us directly.

 

 

 

 

Bronze DofE Award

Mode What is involved? Cost
Training & Practice Foot, Bike, Canoe or Sea Kayak Four day course includes 2 days of training followed by a 2 day & 1 night practice expedition. £275.00
Qualifying Foot, Bike, Canoe or Sea Kayak Two day & 1 night qualifying expedition carried out in the same mode of transport as your training.  Full supervision & assessment throughout the journey is provided and final report given in accordance with DofE guidelines.
  • £125.00

2017 Dates for Training, Practice & Qualifying Expeditions

Training & Practice Foot, Bike, Canoe or Sea Kayak July 6th – 9th
Qualifying Foot, Bike, Canoe or Sea Kayak July 25th – 26th
Qualifying Foot, Bike, Canoe or Sea Kayak Sept 16th – 17th

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Tailor-made courses

    • We can organise training, practice Journeys & qualifying expeditions for groups of 4 or more on dates that suit your requirements.
    • Additional skills training days in open canoe, sea kayak, mountain bike or navigation skills are available at a cost of £59 per day. Group discounts available (please ask).

Notes

  • Qualifying expeditions should be booked no less than 4 weeks before your expedition start date, to allow time to process green forms.
  • There should ideally be at least 2 weeks between your practice and qualifying expedition.
  • Candidates must have prior experience in their chosen mode of transport (Active can provide this training in canoes or sea kayaks if required).

What we can provide

  • Pre-trip information and advice on routes, camp sites, access information, kit lists etc.
  • Self Catering centre accommodation.
  • Expedition meals from £16 per day.
  • Group equipment (see below).
  • DofE accredited supervisors and assessors for the practice & qualifying expeditions.
  • Additional skills training days prior to qualifying journeys (please ask).

Equipment

We can provide the following group kit if required:

  • Tents
  • Inflatable camping mats
  • Stoves, cutlery and crockery
  • Expedition rucksacks or dry bags (dependent on mode of travel)
  • Group first aid kits
  • Maps & compasses
  • Technical & safety kit such as buoyancy aids & helmets (dependent on mode of travel)
  • Waterproofs and boots

For school & youth group packages please contact us direct for further information and a quotation.