DUKE of EDINBURGH’S AWARD – OVERSEAS EXPEDITIONS

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“I really can’t stress enough how impressed we have been with not only Sam Sykes of Sam Sykes Ltd but the WHOLE team…Fabulous experience.”

Cooper school, Oxfordshire

Overseas DofE Award Expeditions from Sam Sykes Ltd.

Iceland

Iceland

Experience the magical contrasts of Iceland’s majestic scenery on this chance-of-a-lifetime expedition

Spain

Spain

For a country so accessible to us, Spain’s remote Picos Mountains, with its towering ranges, will provide an experience like no other.

Morocco

Morocco

Combining cultural experiences with geographical challenges, our Morocco expedition will provide an unforgettable experience.

France

France

The French Alps are one of the most exciting and inspiring settings for completion of a Gold qualifying expedition you will never forget.

Slovakia

Slovakia

The Low Tatras’ mountainous landscape provides a stunning environment to challenge participants and an escape from some of Europe’s more common destinations.

ICELAND

Experience the magical constrasts of Iceland’s majestic scenery on this chance-of-a-lifetime expedition.

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Spain Overseas Expedition

SPAIN

For a country so accessible to us, Spain’s remote Picos Mountains, with its towering ranges, will provide an experience like no other.

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MOROCCO

Combining cultural experiences with geographical challenges, our Morocco expedition will provide an unforgettable experience.

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FRANCE

The French Alps are one of the most exciting and inspiring settings for completion of a Gold qualifying expedition you will never forget.

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Slovakia Overseas Expedition

SLOVAKIA

The Low Tatras’ mountainous landscape provides a stunning environment to challenge participants and an escape from some of Europe’s more common destinations.

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If venturing beyond the UK on overseas Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions appeals to you, our experienced team can organise a range of full packages in places such as France, Spain, Iceland, Morocco and Slovakia.

This includes a UK-based training and practice expedition followed by an overseas qualifying expedition in a range of simply stunning locations.

If you have already completed your Gold training and practice expedition, but want an international qualifying expedition, we can help. Our qualifying expedition-only options include route planning with a qualified IML at a convenient location, completion of all paperwork, logistics and kit hire. Prices start from as little as £750 per participant.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Full UK-based training and practice expedition 
  • Full overseas qualifying expedition
  • All in-country food
  • All in-country camp fees
  • Fuel for stoves
  • In-country support during expedition

WHAT’S EXCLUDED:

  • Travel to and from the UK
  • Travel insurance
Bronze DofE Documentary

Bronze DofE Documentary

In November a group of school children from inner-city Manchester, set off to the Lake District to begin their Duke of Edinburgh adventure. For many it was their first time in the countryside.