Action4Youth

Expeditions

Action4Youth are Approved Activity Providers and offer planning, training and expeditions at all 3 award levels. Bronze and Silver are run locally in the Aylesbury and Chilterns area and Gold expeditions are done in rugged country - in both the UK and on mainland Europe. We have a team of highly qualified instructors and assessors as well as a range of equipment available should it be required.

2018 Expeditions programme dates

Please note that you need to be enrolled in the award in order to participate in the expeditions section. Enrolment for the Bronze, Silver and Gold awards can be made on the DofE sign up section of this site.
 
First Aid Training Dates
One day first aid for Golds 4th March
1/2 day first aid 1 17th March
1/2 day first aid 2 22nd April
1/2 day first aid 3 2nd June
1/2 day first aid 4 7th July
1/2 day first aid 5 7th July

Training must take place before your first expedition.

Training 1: 24th/25th March
Training 2: 12th/13th May
Training 3: 22nd/23rd September

 

Bronze Expeditions (Choose a practice expedition followed by another assessed expedition)

Event Expedition Dates Route Planning Dates Kit Check Dates (evening) Presentation
Bronze 1 19th/20th May 22nd April 15th May 7th July
Bronze 2 23rd/24th June 2nd June 16th June 7th July
Bronze 3 14th/15th July 16th June 17th July 21st July
Bronze 4 15th/16th September 11th August 8th September 22nd September
Bronze 5 29th/30th September 8th September 22nd September 3rd November
Bronze 6 27th/28th October 6th October 16th October 3rd November

 

Silver Expeditions (Choose a practice expedition followed by another assessed expedition)

Event Expedition Dates Route Planning Dates Kit Check Dates (evening) Presentation Location
Silver 1 25th/27th July 30th June 21st July 8th September North Wessex Downs
Silver 2 31st August/2nd September 4th August 28th August 8th September New Forest

 

Gold Expeditions (Choose a practice expedition followed by another assessed expedition)

Event Expedition Dates Route Planning Dates Kit Check Dates (evening) Presentation Location
Gold 1 3rd/9th April 3rd March 24th March 12th May Yorkshire Dales
Gold 2 17th/23rd August 7th July 14th August 8th September Snowdonia

Sign up online

Please choose the expedition you would like to sign up for. You will also be given the option to pay securely online.

Payment can be made online via PayPal (choose the relevant button above) or by BACS using the organisation details below:

Bank: Lloyds Bank
Account No.: 00490248
Sort Code:  30-90-38

Alternatively you can attach a cheque payable to Action4Youth and send along with the completed and signed application form to: Action4Youth, 5 Smeaton Close, Aylesbury HP19 8UN

 

Gold Residentials

We will be looking to run an additional activity packed residential weeks in early 2018, locally at our Caldecotte Xperience in Milton Keynes (Feb 2018) - please check back for details.

 

Kit Hire

Should you need kit for your expedition, there is a full range available for hire, at very low cost, from the DofE Kit Store located at Green Park in Aston Clinton, Aylesbury. Please see the attached hire form. Kit hire arrangements should be made directly with the kit store.

Kit Hire form - PDF (299kb)