Duke of Edinburgh Award – Silver Programme
In order to complete the Silver Expedition section you must complete a programme of training followed by a suitable practice expedition to develop your skills. Modes of transport available for the training programmes are Canoe, Mountain Bike, Sea Kayaking & Walking. On completion of your practice journey you need to plan and undertake a 3 day qualifying expedition.
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.
Silver DofE Award
|Mode||What is involved?||Cost|
|Training & Practice||Canoe or Sea Kayak||The expedition section involves planning and training for a 2 day expedition. We offer a 4 day course that includes 1 day’s of skills training and practice, this can be on foot, Bike, Canoe or Sea Kayak. We will then spend 3 days and 2 nights on a practice expedition. Further training may be included during the practice expedition to ensure that you are fully prepared for your qualifying expedition.||£275|
|Qualifying||Canoe or Sea Kayak||The 3 day & 2 night qualifying expedition will be carried out using the same mode of transport as your training. Full supervision and assessment will be provided throughout the journey and a final report given in accordance with DofE guidelines.||£210|
2017 Dates for Training, Practice & Qualifying Expeditions
|Training & Practice||Sea Kayak||Aug 1st – 4th|
|Qualifying||Sea Kayak||Aug 19th – 21st|
|Qualifying||Foot, Bike, Sea Kayak or Canoe||Sept 15th – 17th|
2018 Dates for Training, Practice & Qualifying Expeditions
|Training & Practice||Foot, Bike, Sea Kayak or Canoe||July 18th – 21st|
|Qualifying||Foot, Bike, Sea Kayak or Canoe||Aug 8th – 11th|
- Click here to make a Booking Enquiry
- 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).
What we can provide
|We can provide the following group kit if required:
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