DofE Open Gold Qualifying Expedition 5-day

£315.00

Making DofE expeditiona fantastic, rewarding journey.
At just £315 (inc VAT) these expeditions offer great value for money. 

Multiple dates for 2022

April 10 – 14  Elan Valley/Cambrian Mountains (mid-Wales)
June 1-5  Brecon Beacons (Black Mountains)
August 8 – 12 Elan Valley/Cambrian Mountains (mid-Wales)
October 24-28  Brecon Beacons (Black Mountains

The qualifying expedition comprises a pre-expedition day where you’ll meet your assessor and other participants and prepare for your expedition.  There then follows a 4 day expedition in ‘wild country’ during which you’ll be assessed according to the 20 conditions as set out by the DofE award.

 

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Description

Making DofE expeditiona fantastic, rewarding journey.

The qualifying expedition comprises a pre-expedition day where you’ll meet your assessor and other participants and prepare for your expedition.  There then follows a 4 day expedition in ‘wild country’ during which you’ll be assessed according to the 20 conditions as set out by the DofE award.

An example of a Gold qualifying expedition will look something like this:

Day 1 – Pre Expedition Day.  

  • Arrive late morning at specified campsite. 
  • Meet your assessor and other participants; kit checks; set up camp.
  • Short acclimatisation walk.
  • Cook your dinner on camping stove. 
  • Overnight camp at campsite. 

Days 2,3,4 and 5 – Qualifying Expedition. 

  • Participants assessed according to the 20 conditions and remotely supervised by Learn Outdoors staff. 
  • Camping will be on two quiet campsites and a wild camp. 
  • Finish with assessor debrief.
  • You’ll have the opportunity access refreshments at a visitor centre or shops/eating establishments according to location.

Additional information

Date

April 10 – 14 – Qualifying, June 1 – 5 – Qualifying, August 8 – 12 – Qualifying, October 24 – 28 – Qualifying