THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD

 

We are a Social Enterprise Organisation which is tailored specially to provide Duke of Edinburgh's Expeditions. As an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) we are Licenced to provide Duke of Edinburgh's Training & Expeditions, Bronze & Silver  Awards. 

For young people the Duke of Edinburgh's Award offers a unique opportunity to personal Development and achievement. But arranging the expedition section can be challenging and time consuming, this is where we can help! are friendly staff will provide you with all the Training right though to your Practice & Qualifying Expeditions. We offer ideal packages designed for Schools, youth groups, and provide ideal opportunities for young people with Disabilities & Special Needs. 

We provide to Individuals, bringing them together to form a group (An Open Expedition) All packages are suitable and aligned to the Duke of Edinburgh's  expedition Training framework, to take participants through all the required stages from preparation, Training right through to their Qualifying Expedition. 

We are delighted to offer Walking & Canoeing as part of your Bronze & Sliver Awards for your DofE programme. We have structured below some ideal packages to suit all abilities. If you can’t find a suitable package you are looking for please get in touch.

Please contact your leader to discuss suitability of the course before booking.

 

OUR PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 

Introduction Evening (Optional) 

This will provide an ideal opportunity for Participants, Parents, Teachers or Support workers to meet with their expedition Leader, and ask any questions they may have about the Training and Expedition framework. It will give Leaders the opportunity to give a full introduction of the DofE expedition, and development in the award.


Training Days 

This Pre Training Day will be delivered within surrounding areas of Lincoln, and surrounding areas of the Peak District. This is an ideal opportunity for participants to book onto extra training to work on elements which they feel they need to improve on. 


Classroom Training 

This pre-training classroom is an ideal opportunity for participants to cover any final elements or work over a number of weeks to build all your DofE training framework at your own pace. This section can be delivered in your school or a booked residential environment.  


Pre Expedition & Training 

This section will take place within a Residential environment, in the surrounding area of the Peak District. This Pre Expedition & Training is ideal for lager groups (15 or more participants). The 2 days 1 night will be fully catered, and involve a mixture of classroom and outdoor elements. Leaders will give participants some top tips and advice. This is an ideal opportunity for participants to get used to the outdoor environment and surroundings. We will introduce Participants to some of the basics of expedition life and prepare them for their future goals. (Please speak to Leader for more Information).


Practice Expedition 

An ideal opportunity for participants to practice everything from their Training. Participants will build on their skills & Knowledge in an environment that is suitable for the DofE Level. Their Leader will provide further Training as required through the practice expedition, preparing them for the qualifying expedition.


Qualifying Expedition 

Participants will be assessed against the 20 conditions laid out by the DofE scheme. Leaders will continue monitoring and giving the appropriate guidance and training for progress to the next level of the award. Assessors will assess the teams and de-brief them at the end.


Open Expedition 

We offer opportunities to (Open Expedition) individual participants. The open expedition is ideal for those who could not make School dates or if participants don't have a group to do their expeditions. We offer, Practice Expedition, Qualifying Expedition or both. Participants also have the opportunity to book onto a pre Training day before their expedition. 


 

BRONZE PACKAGE

WALKING EXPEDITION

  • Introduction evening (Optional).
  • One day training
  • Two day/one night Practice expedition
  • Two day/one night qualifying expedition, (which will be arranged for future date)

Price: £295 Per Person 


This Package below is ideal for young people with Disabilities & Special Needs. Teachers or support workers can add additional Training to the package if they wish, please contact your Leader for more information.

  • Introduction evening (Optional).
  • Pre Training Day.
  • Two day/one night Practice Expedition.
  • Pre Training Classroom.
  • Two day/one night Qualifying Expedition.

  Price: £320 Per Person  


What’s included:

  • Information pack with all your need to know about your expedition, which will include full programme, information on how to get to your venue, and complete kit list.  
  • Campsite frees or other accommodation if required for Practice & Qualifying Expeditions
  • Qualified Leader(s) to supervise you throughout your expedition. 

  • Accredited assessors for your qualifying expedition, who will help you feel relaxed and encourage you towards completing you expedition.

  • Comprehensive training, covering all aspects of the DofE syllabus.    

  • free use of maps & compasses 

  • An opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. 

You need to arrange:

  • Transport to and from the training and expeditions. (We will give you advice on the easiest way to get to the start, including public transport).
  • All personal & Expedition equipment, we will give you the best guidance on what you need and discounts on buying any kit you require. 

  • Expedition food, for Training, Practice and Qualifying expeditions.

  • You mite want to bring some money in case you need to buy anything else on expedition. 

 

SILVER PACKAGE WALKING EXPEDITION 

Introduction evening (Optional).

Pre training day.

Three days/two nights Practice expedition.

Three days/two nights qualifying expedition. (which will be arranged for future date).


  Package Price £395 Per Person 


This Package below is ideal for young people with Disabilities & Special Needs. Teachers or support workers can add additional Training to the package if they wish, please contact your Leader for more information.

  • Introduction evening (Optional).
  • Pre training Day.
  • Three days/two nights Practice Expedition.
  • Pre training classroom
  • Three days/two nights Qualifying Expedition. (which will be arranged for future date).

 Package Price £420 Per Person 


What’s included:

  • Information pack with all your need to know about your expedition, which will include full programme, information on how to get to your venue, and complete kit list.  
  • Campsite frees or other accommodation if required for Practice & Qualifying Expeditions
  • Qualified Leader(s) to supervise you throughout your expedition. 

  • Accredited assessors for your qualifying expedition, who will help you feel relaxed and encourage you towards completing you expedition.

  • Comprehensive training, covering all aspects of the DofE syllabus.    

  • free use of maps & compasses 

  • An opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. 

You need to arrange:

  • Transport to and from the training and expeditions. (We will give you advice on the easiest way to get to the start, including public transport).
  • All personal & Expedition equipment, we will give you the best guidance on what you need and discounts on buying any kit you require. 

  • Expedition food, for Training, Practice and Qualifying expeditions.

  • You might want to bring some money in case you need to buy anything else on expedition. 

 


 

OPEN EXPEDITIONS

In order to complete the Bronze or Sliver Expedition Levels you will need at least 5 participants, Maximum of 7, you will need to complete a programme of I day Training, followed Practice & Qualifying Expeditions.

 

OPEN BRONZE WALKING EXPEDITION

  • Two days/one night Practice Expedition.
  • Two days/one night Qualifying Expedition.

  • Price for Practice Expedition: £150 Per Person
  • Price for Qualifying Expedition: £180 Per Person
  • Price for Practice & Qualifying Expedition: £270 Per Person 

 OPEN SILVER WALKING EXPEDITION

  • Three days/Two night Practice Expedition
  • Three days/Two night Qualifying Expedition 

  • Price for Practice Expedition: £190 Per Person
  • Price for Qualifying Expedition: £250 Per Person
  • Price for Practice & Qualifying Expedition: £380 Per Person

What’s included:

  • Information pack with all your need to know about your expedition, which will include full programme, information on how to get to your venue, and complete kit list.  
  • Campsite frees or other accommodation if required for Practice & Qualifying Expeditions
  • Qualified Leader(s) to supervise you throughout your expedition. 

  • Accredited assessors for your qualifying expedition, who will help you feel relaxed and encourage you towards completing you expedition.

  • Comprehensive training, covering all aspects of the DofE syllabus.    

  • free use of maps & compasses 

  • An opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. 

You need to arrange:

  • Transport to and from the training and expeditions. (We will give you advice on the easiest way to get to the start, including public transport).
  • All personal & Expedition equipment, we will give you the best guidance on what you need and discounts on buying any kit you require. 

  • Expedition food, for Training, Practice and Qualifying expeditions.

  • You mite want to bring some money in case you need to buy anything else on expedition. 

 


 

CONTACT

Email: davidrobinson@reachoutadventures.org.uk

Tel: 07909090871