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2022 Training Day and Expedition Booking

Please see all the available booking options below, with the dates, locations and cost. 

It is only possible to book the Expedition Ref advertised. We can not offer a pick and mix of different expedition options.

Bronze Award

Bronze participants should select to attend one of the two training days. And then select either a Brentwood, Chelmsford OR Colchester based expedition for their practice and qualifying.

This is mandatory practical training that the participant must complete prior to the expeditions. The training day led my our DofE staff team will be focused on bringing to life expedition skills in a practical hands-on environment. Participants will get to grips with use of the map and compass, first aid scenarios and risk management scenarios. Bring a packed lunch and suitable outdoor clothing and footwear.

Expedition Ref Type Dates Location Duration Price
BDF020722 Bronze Summer Option        
  Practice Expedition 23rd-24th July Chelmsford and surrounding areas 2 days/1 overnight camping £160 inclusive of the practice and qualifying dates
  Qualifying Expedition 13th-14th August Chelmsford and surrounding areas 2 days/1 overnight camping  

Silver Award 

The training day is mandatory practical training that the participant must complete prior to the expeditions. The training day led my our DofE staff team will be focused on bringing to life expedition skills in a practical hands-on environment. Participants will get to grips with use of the map and compass, first aid scenarios and risk management scenarios. Bring a packed lunch and suitable outdoor clothing and footwear.

Autumn Option

SKC221022 Training Day Sunday 4th September 2022 Galleywood Youth Centre, Chelmsford, CM2 8PT 9.30am-4.00pm £15
  Practice Expedition 16th, 17th, 18th September South Downs 3 days/2 overnights camping £120
  Qualifying Expedition 22nd, 23rd, 24th October White Peaks 3 days/2 overnights camping £125

Gold Award

The training day is mandatory practical training that the participant must complete prior to the expeditions. The training day led my our DofE staff team will be focused on bringing to life expedition skills in a practical hands-on environment. Participants will get to grips with use of the map and compass, first aid scenarios and risk management scenarios. Bring a packed lunch and suitable outdoor clothing and footwear.

Option 1 - Full

GSS200822 Training day Sunday 20th March 2022 Galleywood Youth Centre, Chelmsford, CM2 8PT 9.30am-4.00pm £15
  Practice Expedition 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th April Dark Peaks 5 days/4 nights £250
  Qualifying Expedition  20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th August Lake District 5 days/4 nights £300

Option 2

GSS050822 Training Day Saturday 16th July 2022 Galleywood Youth Centre, Chelmsford, CM2 8PT 9.30am-4.00pm £15
  Practice Expedition

22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th July

Brecon Beacons 5 days/4 nights £250
  Qualifying Expedition 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th August Lake District 5 days/4 nights £300

 

 

HRH Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh - 12th April 2021

As the founder of the DofE, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh has helped transform how millions of young people see themselves and see the world around them. Launched in 1956, the DofE offers young people the chance to take on their own challenges, follow their own passions, discover new skills and make a difference in their community.

To celebrate The Duke’s inspiring impact on generations of young people, we’re asking anyone who’s been in the DofE across the decades to help us build a powerful collection of your DofE stories, and inspire the next generation of young people to begin their DofE journey.

https://www.dofe.org/memories/