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DofE/The Senior Section Training/Walking Weekend 2018

March 24, 2018 - March 25, 2018

What? This weekend will cover most of the DofE expedition training needed for Bronze, Silver and Gold levels.
When? 24-25 March 2018
Where? TBA
Who for? DofE participants, members of The Senior Section, DofE Leaders
How much? TBA


The weekend will include training on navigation skills, route planning, map reading, food and cooking. You will also have time to socialise and make new friends. Walks will be tailored to Bronze, Silver and Gold levels as required and there may be an opportunity to plan further expeditions. You will need to bring a packed lunch for Saturday and make your own way to and from the venue.

This is the first stage of the three expedition events for those hoping to complete the expedition section. Practice expeditions for Bronze/Silver will take place on 20-22 July 2018 and Gold on 20-23 July 2018.  Assessment expeditions for Bronze will take place on 31 August – 1 September 2018, Silver on 30 August – 1 September 2018 and Gold on 28 August – 1 September 2018.   More in-depth information can be found on this DofE Scheme Information Sheet.

This event is open to members of The Senior Section and DofE Award participants. DofE participants should be registered for the award before attending this event. Leaders running DofE units may also apply to shadow groups and gain experience in running the expedition section of the DofE Award.

Further information will be sent to participants nearer the time of the event.

How to apply

Bookings are not yet open for this event but if you want to be notified when they do open please complete our expression of interest form and we will contact you again in due course.

Bookings will be taken on our website, through our online booking form.

If you have any questions regarding this event please contact the Region office by emailing  Alternatively, give us a call on 01904 676076.


March 24, 2018
March 25, 2018
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