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Upcoming events

Adult Training: Module 1 and 3: Getting Started
13th March 2018 19:00 - 21:00

Adult Training: County Training Weekend
17th 9:00 - 18th March 2018 17:00

Adult Training - Module 14: Supporting Young People
21st March 2018 19:00 - 22:00

Adult Training - First Response Full Course
24th March 2018 10:00 - 16:00

Adult Training Module 11: Administration
3rd April 2018 19:00 - 21:00

Young Leaders - Module F Making Scouting Accessible
25th April 2018 19:30 - 21:00

Adult Training - Module 15: Promoting Positive Behaviour
17th May 2018 19:00 - 22:00

Adult Training - First Response Refresher
19th May 2018 13:00 - 15:00

Adult Training: First Response Refresher
19th May 2018 16:00 - 18:00

Young Leaders - Module G&H Programme Plans
23rd May 2018 19:30 - 21:00

Adult Training: First Response FULL Course
9th June 2018 10:00 - 16:00

Adult Training - Module 12b: Programme Planning
14th June 2018 19:00 - 22:00

Young Leaders - Module I: What did they say?
27th June 2018 19:30 - 21:00

Explorers: Serbia Explorer Belt
27th July - 8th August 2018

Adult Training: First Response Refresher
22nd September 2018 9:00 - 11:00

Adult Training: First Response Refresher
22nd September 2018 12:00 - 14:00

Adult Training: First Response FULL Course
20th October 2018 10:00 - 16:00

Adult Training: First Response Refresher
10th November 2018 9:00 - 11:00

Adult Training: First Response Refresher
10th November 2018 12:00 - 14:00

Duke Of Edinburgh Award

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What is The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award?

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a voluntary, non-competitive programme of practical, cultural and adventurous activities, designed to support the personal and social development of young people aged 14-25, regardless of gender, background or ability. It offers an individual challenge and encourages young people to undertake exciting, constructive, challenging and enjoyable activities in their free time.

It is a five-Section Programme with three progressive levels:

  • Bronze (for those aged 14 and over)
  • Silver (for those aged 15 and over) and
  • Gold (for those aged 16 and over).

The sections involve:

  • Service (helping other people in the local community)
  • Expeditions (training for, planning and completing a journey on foot or horseback, by boat or cycle)
  • Skills (covering almost any hobby, skill or interest)
  • Physical Recreation (sport, dance and fitness)
  • Residential Project (Gold Award only) (a purposeful enterprise with people not previously known to the participant)

DofE leader is Terry Shipp. email desc@swindonnorthscouts.org.uk

Swindon North Explorers DofE Group (closed group)

Related Documents

Guide to completing the Chief Scouts and D of E awards

DofE Enrolment Form 2017


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