Continue your Duke of Edinburgh's experience with the Silver Award. You can register for the Silver Award if you are currently in the academic year that you turn 15 years old (year 10).
Silver Award Registration
Registration for the Silver Award costs £149.
This registers you as a participant on The DofE Award which gives you a eDofE number and welcome pack so you can begin recording your activities. Registration also includes weekly expedition training sessions which run from November through to July* the following year. *Approximate training season
Volunteer in the community: 6 months
You'll volunteer about 1 hour a week doing something to help your community. 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
Hiking expedition: 3 days /2 nights
- Award registration: £149
- Training day: indicative cost £15
- Practice expedition: indicative cost £120
- Qualifying expedition: indicative cost £150
Costs can vary at the time of booking due to the mode of transport, staff numbers and campsite costs.
You can take part at venues across Essex:
- Braintree, Carousel Children's Centre
- Brentwood, Hermit Youth Centre
- Chelmsford, Chelmer Gate
- Chelmsford, Galleywood Youth Centre
- Colchester, Townhouse
- Hadleigh, King John School
- Harlow, Hare Street Youth Centre
- Loughton, Loughton Youth Centre
Get in touch
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