Silver DofE Expedition

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SILVER DofE
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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Start Your Adventure

Start Your Adventure

Six DofE participants share their experiences of their own personal DofE journeys whilst expressing their thoughts on their best and worst moments and proving that the DofE really is a chance to explore your potential and have fun!

20 conditions of the DofE Expedition

20 conditions of the DofE Expedition

This is a handy summary for everyone about to do their DofE qualifying expedition. Please talk to your DofE Leader or Expedition Supervisor if you have any questions or need further advice.

Motivation

Motivation

What our customers believe motivates the Sam Sykes team.

Download our 2016 catalogue

Download our 2016 catalogue

Download our brochure. There are three awards: BRONZE, SILVER and GOLD. At Sam Sykes Ltd each participant from the outset is encouraged to achieve their Gold.