Gold DofE Canoe Qualifier Expeditions
Gold DofE open Qualifier expeditions canoeing – we run multiple trips every year. This consists of four days and three nights of a qualifier expedition run by our fully qualified coaches, instructors and DofE supervisors/assessors.
Gold DofE Canoeing Qualifier Expeditions
Gold DofE open canoeing qualifier expeditions in Scotland. Active run a number of training, practice and qualifying DofE open expeditions in Scotland for Gold DofE candidates throughout the year. We run open dates for individuals and bespoke packages for school and youth groups. Active Outdoor Pursuits have over 20 years experience and a proven track record facilitating and supporting groups and individuals achieve The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Our aim as an Approved Activity Provider is to deliver quality, exciting and adventurous expedition training, supervision and assessments throughout Scotland.
2023 Gold DofE Open Canoeing Qualifying Expedition Dates:
- July 31st – Aug 3rd 2023
- Aug 7th – 10th 2023
- Aug 21st – 24th 2023
- Oct 23rd – 26th 2023
We can organise Gold DofE canoeing training, practice expeditions and qualifying expeditions for groups of 4 or more on dates that suit your requirements. So if you don't see dates on the calendar which work for you, and you have a group of 4 or more, please drop us an email () or call us on 01540 210 000.
- Candidates should have appropriate training in a canoe, and they must have completed a practice expedition (also in a canoe).
- We can provide additional canoe skills training days - contact us to find out more.
- Active can also provide Gold DofE Canoe practice expeditions, these are available to book on our website.
- Participants should arrive at Cairngorms Adventure Centre by 10:00 on the first day of the expedition.
We can provide the following group kit if required for your gold DofE open canoeing qualifier expeditions in Scotland:
- Inflatable camping mats
- Stoves, cutlery and crockery
- Dry bags or barrels
- Technical & safety kit such as buoyancy aids, paddles & helmets,
- Waterproofs and boots