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Duke of Edinburgh's Award with Moorland Adventure

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a fantastic scheme for

young people's personal and social development.

The extracurricular training and expedition admin can be taken as individual days or as a complete package.

Moorland Adventure is an Approved Activity Provider for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and also an AALA registered company.

 

Our DofE coordinator, Jackie Robinson, who fulfilled that role for the Staffordshire Moorlands Youth Service has been involved in the scheme for the past 17 years, her extensive knowledge and enthusiasm is recognised by both the D of E organisation and local schools

Duke of Edinburgh Expedition group walking
Duke of Edinburgh Expedition group on hill summit

We can offer complete bespoke packages to your group be it a school, youth group or other local group. We will work with you to help your groups have the experience of a lifetime while working through the Bronze, Silver and Gold programmes.

 

From training days to full expeditions we pride ourselves on providing exceptional expeditions that not only meet the Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) guidelines but are also fun fulfilling adventures for everyone taking part!

Duke of Edinburgh Expedition group camping
Duke of Edinburgh Expedition group around camp fire

D of E Training Packages

Bronze DofE award

Bronze Level

Expedition Package

£278.00 (inc. VAT)

  • Two Day Training
    Two days classroom based training covering all sections of the expedition training framework as listed by the D of E.
    Practice Expedition route planning
    One day (or two sessions) planning the practice route and checking / allocating kit for the expedition.

  • Two Day / One Night Practice Expedition
    A 2 day, 1 night expedition including additional practical training in a more challenging environment. The group will complete their planned route under the guidance and support of our staff. Each leader will debrief the team and produce a report on their progress at the end of the expedition.
    Qualifying expedition route planning session
    A classroom based discussion with the supervisor to review the route plan for the qualifying expedition prior to submission

  • Two Day / One Night Qualifying Expedition
    A 2 day, 1 night expedition supervised by our qualified staff and assessed by our accredited assessor. Participants will follow the route they have planned and our leaders will supervise them remotely, meeting them on their route to monitor the progress and safety. At the end of the expedition the leaders will conduct a debrief with the group. (See note 1 below).
Silver DofE award

Silver Level

Expedition Package

£315.00 (inc. VAT)

  • Two Day Training
    Two days classroom based training covering all sections of the expedition training framework as listed by the D of E. This can be done at your site or in a residential setting of your choice.
    Practice Expedition route planning
    One day (or two sessions) planning the practice route and checking / allocating kit for the expedition.

  • Two Night / Two Day Practice Expedition
    A 2 day, 2 night expedition including additional practical training in a more challenging environment. The group will complete their planned route under the guidance and support of our staff. Each leader will debrief the team and produce a report on their progress at the end of the expedition
    Qualifying expedition route planning session
    A classroom based discussion with the supervisor to review the route plan for the qualifying expedition prior to submission

  • Three Day / Two Night Qualifying Expedition
    A 3 day, 2 night expedition supervised by our qualified staff and assessed by our accredited assessor. Participants will follow the route they have planned and our leaders will supervise them remotely, meeting them on their route to monitor the progress and safety. At the end of the expedition the leaders will conduct a debrief with the group. (
    See note 1 below).
Gold DofE award

Gold Level

Expedition Package

 £422.00 (inc. VAT)

  • Two Day Training
    Two days classroom based training covering all sections of the expedition training framework as listed by the D of E. This can be done at your site or in a residential setting of your choice.
    Practice Expedition route planning
    One day (or two sessions) planning the practice route and checking / allocating kit for the expedition.

  • Three Day / Two Night Practice Expedition
    A 3 day, 2 night expedition including additional practical training in a more challenging environment. The group will complete their planned route under the guidance and support of our staff. Each leader will debrief the team and produce a report on their progress at the end of the expedition

  • One Day Route Planning Support (qualifying expedition)
    A classroom based day to plan and prepare for the qualifying expedition

  • Four Day / Three Night Qualifying Expedition
    Moorland Adventure staff will meet the group at the start location to help the group settle in and “acclimatize” prior to the expedition starting to ensure that the expedition criteria are not compromised.
    A 4 day, 3 night expedition supervised by our qualified staff and assessed by our accredited assessor. Participants will follow the route they have planned and our leaders will supervise them remotely, meeting them on their route to monitor the progress and safety. At the end of the expedition the leaders will conduct a debrief with the group. (
    See note 1 below).

Notes:

 

  1. Assessors charges are not included in the package costs.
  2. Personal and team kit is available for hire.
  3. Bursaries may be available to help reduce the initial expedition cost

For more information on any of our DofE administration or expedition packages or to book please ring 07870 693816. See our Contact Us page for our full contact details.

D of E Support Packages

The packages we can offer cover both administration and practical skills delivery.

1.1       Administration

1:1.1   Admin in school

            Ordering credits

            Ordering welcome packs

            Organising badges and certs.

            Approving evidence

 

1.1.2:   eDofE Support

            Internal verification

            Recruitment support

            What young people can do

            Support for selecting activities

 

1.1.3    Recruiting

            Question and answer sessions for young people

            Question and answer sessions for parents

 

1.1.4    Presentation evening Organisation

 

1.2       Practical Training

1.2.1    Expeditions

            In school training, At lunchtimes or after school

            Including

  • Basic expedition skills
  • Route planning
  • Kit
  • Emergency procedures

 

1.2.2    Extra curricular training

            Campcraft days

            Expedition skills camp

            Expedition First Aid courses

  • 8 hour Bronze and Silver expedition
  • 16 hours Gold expedition

 

1.2.3    Expedition Admin

            Supervising expeditions

            Assessing expeditions

Duke of Edinburgh Expedition group hill walking

The extracurricular training and expedition admin can be taken as individual days or as a complete package.

For more information on any of our DofE administration or expedition packages or to book please ring 07870 693816. See our Contact Us page for our full contact details.

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