WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR PACKAGES?

All of our DofE packages include the following:

FULL PLANNING & ORGANISATIONAL SUPPORT

  • Free, pre-expedition, in-school presentation by Sam Sykes, if required
  • Green and EVC forms completed and sent to DofE, where required
  • Venues, pick-up and drop-off points and transfers
  • Full itineraries
  • Camp fees included
  • Organisation of campsite, practice routes and training logistics
  • Participant kit lists
  • Qualified instructors in loco parentis for all participants (so no school staff needed)
  • Pre-expedition advice to help you prepare and provide information for parents
  • Fully qualified, experienced assessors to ensure participants fulfil award criteria
  • Emergency back-up throughout the expedition

REASSURANCE PROVIDED BY OUR EXPERIENCE, QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS & EXEMPLARY SAFETY SYSTEMS

  • Over 40 years’ experience of running DofE expeditions
  • A key priority from the very beginning, our systems are now widely regarded as the best in the industry
  • At least one ML-qualified instructor per group, with over half of our team having higher qualifications such as IML, MIA, MIC or BMG

ALL GROUP KIT

  • Tents
  • Stoves and cooker sets (including cooker fuel)
  • Rucksacks
  • Maps and compasses
  • Waterproof liners
  • First aid kits

ALL AREAS OF THE DofE SYLLABUS COVERED

  • Navigation
  • First aid
  • Communication skills
  • Route cards
  • Bag packing
  • Kit inspection and discussion
  • 20 conditions and aims covered
  • Qualifying route planned

ALL QUALIFYING EXPEDITIONS INCLUDE

  • A qualified assessor
  • Individual assessor reports
  • Observation of presentation to complete expedition section and fulfil all criteria

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