Your DofE expedition, your adventure
Successfully completing a DofE programme involves planning, training and finishing your DofE expedition. As Approved Activity Providers, Action4Youth can help with all the essential planning, required training and fulfilment of expeditions at all 3 award levels for 14-24 year olds.
Bronze and Silver are run locally in the Aylesbury and Chilterns area and Gold expeditions are done in rugged country – such as Snowdonia, Brecons, The Dales and The Lake District. We have a team of highly qualified instructors and assessors. Remember, your DofE expedition is always your adventure.
Action4Youth can provide FREE expedition places for participants who may not otherwise be able to take part in the award, ensuring that ALL young people can take full advantage of the benefits, fun and rewarding experience of the DofE Award.
To find out more about free expedition places – call 0300 003 0998 or email [email protected]
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2021 Expedition Programme
|BRONZE WALKING EXPEDITION TWO||Practice||31st July-1st August||£150||Register Here|
|Walk Final: Buckinghamshire||14th & 15th August|
|SILVER WALKING EXPEDITION ONE||Training & Practice||2nd-4th April||£250||Register Here|
|Walk Final: Chilterns & Cambridgeshire||4th-6th June|
|SILVER WALKING EXPEDITION||Training||4th September||£250||Register Here|
|Assessed Walk||23-25th October|
|SILVER WALKING EXPEDITION FOR WADDESDON SCHOOL PUPILS ONLY||Training||17th April||£225||Register Here|
|Assessed Walk||29th-31st May|
|GOLD WALKING EXPEDITION ONE||Training & Practice||24th-27th July||£550||Register Here|
|Walk Final: Peaks & Lakes||21st-25th August|
|SILVER CANOEING EXPEDITION ONE||Practice & Training||1st-4th April||£320||Register Here|
|Canoe Final: Buckinghamshire & Cambridgeshire||4th-6th June|
|BRONZE||Training weekend||12-13 September||£200||Register Here|
|Qualifying expedition||10-11 October|
|BRONZE CANOEING EXPEDITION||Qualifying Expedition||24-28 August||£250||Register Here|
|SILVER||Training||4 & 5 April||£300||Register Here|
|Practice Expedition||3-5 July|
|Qualifying Expedition||24-26 July|
|SILVER CANOEING EXPEDITION||Qualifying Expedition||10-18 August||£350||Register Here|
|SILVER CANOEING EXPEDITION||Qualifying Expedition||25-27 September||£350||Register Here|
|GOLD||Training||4 & 5 April||£600||Register Here|
|Practice Expedition||23-28 May|
|Qualifying Expedition||1-6 August|
Bronze, Silver & Gold DofE Expeditions
Qualifying expeditions leading to successfully completing a DofE Bronze, Silver or Gold Award
What’s included in our DofE expedition packages?
All of our packages are fully inclusive and have no additional costs.
The DofE Expedition Kit List is your essential checklist when preparing the kit you need for your DofE expedition. All DofE Recommended Kit is tried and tested, so you know it’s fit for expedition.
Why do The Duke of Edinburgh's Award?
The DofE is all about going the extra mile – gaining new skills, pushing yourself physically, helping others and exploring new territories.
The Duke of Edinburgh programme gives young people aged 14-24, the opportunity to develop themselves in scenarios they would not normally experience. The fun but challenging expeditions take young people out of their comfort zones, whilst building confidence, teamwork, life skills and friendships.
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