Continue your Duke of Edinburgh experience with the Silver Award. You have to be at least 15 to take part. Sessions start from autumn 2017.
It costs £149 to take part and includes your welcome pack to get you started.
Volunteer in the community: 6 months
You'll volunteer about 1 hour a week doing something to help you community. For example, For example, you could help your local Scout group, football club or center for people with disabilities.
Do a physical activity: 3 or 6 months
Push your physical boundaries by setting yourself a challenge. You could look to increase your running distance or master your back-hand in tennis. Set yourself a goal and go for it by committing on average one hour a week.
Develop a skill: 3 or 6 months
You have to complete your physical or skills section within 6 months. You decide what you want to focus on.
If you haven’t completed the Bronze Award, you must undertake a further 6 months in either the volunteering or the longer of the physical or skills sections.
Hiking expedition: 3 days /2 nights
Hike the hills and peaks in the beautiful Peak District or Brecon Beacons. As part of a team you’ll plan your route and the equipment and food you’ll need for 3 days and 2 nights. You’ll use your camp craft knowledge, communication, leadership and teamwork skills. The practice and qualifying expedition take place in the spring and summer.
You can take part at venues across Essex:
- Braintree, Carousel Children's Centre
- Brentwood, Hermit Youth Centre
- Chelmsford, Chelmer Gate
- Colchester, Townhouse
- Hadleigh, King John School
- Harlow, Hare Street Youth Centre
- Loughton, Loughton Youth Centre
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