Silver DofE Expedition

DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S AWARD SILVER EXPEDITION PACKAGE

4 DAYS

TRAINING & PRACTICE

3 DAYS

QUALIFYING

15+

FOR AGES

LOCATION

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FROM £338pp + VAT

WITH A SAM SYKES CONTRACT

High School For Girls - Believe, Achieve, Thrive

“I had not realised what a difference it would make having an expert with us who took away the stress and worry of looking after Duke of Edinburgh award groups.”

Anthea Young – HSFG Gloucester

Combine practical skills with adventure on our Silver expedition package.

FULL DETAILS OF OUR SILVER PACKAGE ARE CONTAINED BELOW

TRAINING & PRACTICE: 4 DAYS

DAY 1 • TRAINING:
  • Put up tents
  • Cover basic map skills
  • Afternoon walk
  • Stove demo
  • Assessment route cards
DAY 2 • PRACTICE:
  • Breakfast, then depart with day sack
  • Day walk
  • Build on group skills and navigate more difficult terrain
  • First aid skills
  • Discuss Countryside Code
DAY 3+4 • PRACTICE:
  • Depart with full kit
  • Day walk
  • Remote supervision and check pointing
  • Debrief by group leader

QUALIFYING: 3 DAYS

DAY 1 • QUALIFYING:
  • Meet group
  • Check kit and bag pack
  • Agree daily check points and assessor meet locations
  • Group complete planned route
  • Cooking and evening supervision by our staff
DAY 2 • QUALIFYING
  • Agree day check points and assessor meet locations
  • Group down camp
  • Group complete planned route
  • Cooking and evening supervision by our staff
DAY 3 • QUALIFYING
  • Agree day check points and assessor meet locations
  • Group down camp
  • Group complete planned route
  • Assessor debrief and group presentation

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