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Join other like-minded individuals in the UK to complete your Practice and / or Qualifying expedition.
Our friendly instructors are there to welcome you and support you in both getting to know your team and completing each stage of your expedition.
Information packs are sent out in advance so that you can fully prepare.
If you’ve left school and are considering completing your DofE, this podcast may be of interest…
A fantastic DofE Gold Horseback Expedition
Your expedition will take you straight out into the hills and will offer a real sense of true adventure.
This 5-day DofE Gold Zoo Keepers residential combines theory with practical, hands-on experience section at the zoo, focusing on key transferable skills to take away
We run Open Expedition packages that will help you complete the DofE expedition section of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Training and Practice: 22 – 26 July Assessment: 19 – 23 August Choosing to complete a Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award on horseback presents...
At Sam Sykes Ltd we offer open DofE expeditions for individuals and small groups to complete their award in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
Making sure your rucksack fits | Organising your kit & keeping it dry with small dry bags inside your larger bag | Squeeze out any air as you pack & fill the...
To better enjoy your DofE Expedition - Bring filling, healthy, and most importantly, tasty meals. The following are some of our recommended meal ideas for:...
What kit do you need to bring on a DofE Expedition? Our video gives DofE expedition participants a break down of the 'Personal Kit' they'll need to pack
This is a handy summary for everyone about to do their DofE qualifying expedition. Talk to your DofE Leader if you have any questions or need further advice
Talking to schools, colleges, businesses and charities, when it comes to proving you’ve got what it takes, participation in the DofE simply cannot be beaten