Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Channel Adventure provides training and assessment for expeditions at Bronze, Silver and Gold level. This can include all elements of the Expedition section. Whether you have a single group or a number of groups who require training and supervision we can tailor a package to suit your needs. Channel Adventure are able to provide walking, cycling and paddle-sports expeditions at all three levels of the Award.

Channel Adventure is an Approved Activity Provider and can provide training and expedition support anywhere in the UK. The D of E experience should be an enjoyable and educational one, developing skills and confidence whilst all throughout being safe and well supported. We work to give participants a deeper understanding and respect for the outdoor environment and learn about the long-term benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle.

Bronze Expedition Package

Bronze Expedition for 14 or more students, an example programme can look like:

  • Introductory meeting with parents and young people – a chance for parents and young people to meet the team, ask questions and find out more.
  • Training Day 1 – a foundation day based at school, focusing on a variety of essential skills.
  • Training Day 2 – a brilliant day based on the Quantock Hills AONB.
  • Practice expedition – time to put skills into action! This two day adventure on the Mendip Hills AONB will see the participants working in their expedition teams, preparing for the upcoming qualifying venture.
  • Qualifying venture – this two day expedition in Exmoor National Park will be an opportunity for the participants to put their knowledge, skills and enthusiasm into action on a remotely supervised expedition, which forms one of the four elements of the Duke of Edinburgh’s award.

Price per head £225

Silver Expedition Package

Silver Expedition for 14 or more students, example package can look like:

    • Introductory meeting with parents and young people – a chance for parents and young people to meet the team, ask questions and find out more.
    • Training Day 1 – A school based day which will include: preparatory map & compass skills, camp craft, cooking & hygiene and the countryside code.
    • Training Day 2 – based in the Quantock Hills AONB.
    • Practice expedition – this three-day adventure will be based in Exmoor National Park and will be an excellent opportunity for the participants to familiarise themselves with the moorland environment ahead of their qualifying venture.
    • Qualifying venture – for most participants the three-day qualifying venture is the highlight of the award, with this in mind we head to the beautiful Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park. From here the participants will be totally self sufficient relying on themselves and their team mates.

Price per had £295

Gold Expedition Package

Gold Expedition for 14 or more students, an example programme can look like:

  •  Introductory meeting with parents and young people – a chance for parents and young people to meet the team, ask questions and find out more.
  • Training Day 1 – A school based day which will include: preparatory map & compass skills, camp craft, cooking & hygiene and the countryside code.
  • Training Day 2 – based in the Quantock Hills AONB.
  • Practice expedition – this four-day adventure will be based in the beautiful Black Mountains and is an excellent opportunity for the participants to familiarise themselves with the mountain environment ahead of their qualifying venture.
  • Qualifying venture – for most participants the five day qualifying venture is the highlight of the award, with this in mind we head to the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park. Day 1 is a travel and preparation day and then from day 2 the participants will be totally self-sufficient for the four-day expedition relying on themselves and their team mates – with us there for logistical and safety support.

Price per head £395

Information

 The above example packages are for walking expeditions

Contact

If you are interested in anything that we offer, would like to book or have any questions regarding how we can work with your school please get in contact.

Phone: 01643 708715
Email: adventure@channelgroup.co.uk

 

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For details on our full schools offer please visit the schools page.