Silver Practice Expedition

We have completed our Silver Practice Expedition for 2022. Day 1 On the first morning, the weather seemed bright and everyone got away on time after meeting their leaders and having had the initial briefing. One group managed to come back to the start point within about 30 minutes which proved their navigation skills needed… Read More

Kit Night

The Expedition Kit Night was held at the centre last night. There was really good attendance from all bronze and silver direct participants. Martin went through the details of the equipment needed for the expedition, covering both group and personal kit. Peter covered the process of hiring and collection / return of personal and group… Read More

Expedition News – July 2021

CENTRE INFORMATION SHEET July 2021 As we break for the summer we are pleased to confirm that practice expeditions have been completed at all levels, and at Silver the qualifying expeditions took place recently with over 50 of our members successfully completing their qualifying Silver expeditions. In September we will be running Bronze and Gold… Read More

Expedition Update

Bronze Practice : 5-6th June & 26-27th June There will be no camping on the practice expedition, members will return home in the evening. Members of our 2020 cohort who have asked to complete both the Bronze and Silver expeditions must be available for training on 5-6th June. All other members will be split between… Read More

2021 Launch Event

We held a launch event for the 2021 season on Thursday 12th November at 7.30pm. Normally we would hold this event in person at the centre, but due to the current circumstances we held this event remotely. At this event, we covered the following information Introduction DofE Award Sections Expeditions Costs / Registration Process Questions

Expedition Postponement

29th September 2020 We have taken the decision to postpone the practice expeditions planned for October. This has been a difficult decision because on the one hand we are supportive of the re-openingĀ of schools to ensure young people can continue their education, but at the same time we are concerned by the rise in coronavirus… Read More

Expedition Latest

In these challenging times we hope that our DofE members, parents and families are all in good health and adapting to the new ways of living and working. Apologies for the delay in providing an update from our Centre, we have been waiting to see how the easing of lockdown restrictions would impact our plans… Read More