Open Duke of Edinburgh

Expeditions for individuals

Silver and Gold

8th - 12th July 2019

15th - 19th July 2019

29th July - 2nd August 2019

19th - 23rd August 2019

26th - 30th August 2019

2nd August - 6th September 2019

22nd - 24th July 2019

29th - 31st July 2019

19th - 21st August 2019

26th - 28th August 2019

£300 per Gold expedition

£550 when practice and qualifying booked together

Transport is included from the London area

£180 per Silver expedition

£300 when practice and qualifying booked together

Transport is included from the London area

All of our D of E programmes include:

  • A D of E training day at our 54 acre site

  • Both Practice and Qualifying expeditions

  • Ttransport from the London area

  • Use of our equipment and training resources

  • Tents

  • Trangias

  • Roll mats

  • Compasses

  • Maps

  • Group first aid kits

  • Emergency phones

  • Camping fees

  • Emergency transport

Experienced and qualified staff:


  • Minimum Lowland leader qualified

  • Qualified DofE supervisors

  • Qualified DofE assessors

  • Up to 20 years’ experience working within the DofE programme

  • Years of expedition experience in the UK and around the world

  • Extensive knowledge of all areas where expeditions are delivered

  • Full reconnaissance and risk assessments of areas and route


Basecamp support:

  • Emergency Phones for Groups

  • First aid kits for groups

  • Expedition leader – One member of staff in charge of the ultimate success of the expedition

  • Basecamp coordinator – A member of staff in constant contact with parents or the young person's next of kin, the expedition leader and supervisors when necessary

  • Supervisors – Qualified and experienced Lambourne End staff will be remotely supervising groups ensuring that checkpoints and campsites are reached.

  • Expedition leader and supervisors will be carrying comprehensive first aid kits.

Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning

Manor Road, Lambourne End, Essex, RM4 1NB

t: 020 8500 3047

e: info@lambourne-end.org.uk          w: www.lambourne-end.org.uk

charity number 1105063

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