Open Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions

 

Open Expeditions are for individuals looking to do Silver expeditions independently. Get in touch below if you're interested in getting involved or would like more information.

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What do our
D of E expedition
packages 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 & training resources

    • Tents

    • Trangias

    • Roll mats

    • Compasses

    • Maps

    • Group first aid kits

    • Emergency phones

    • Camping fees

    • Emergency transport

What experience do our staff have and how qualified are they?
  • 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

What support do we provide at the basecamp?
  • 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 contact with parents, next of kin, the expedition leader & supervisors

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

  • Leader & supervisors will carry first aid kits.

Silver Expeditions

Practice : New Forest​

26th - 28th May 2020

14th - 16th April 2020

Qualifying : South Downs

27th - 29th July 2020

17th - 19th August 2020

£180 per Silver expedition

£300 when practice & qualifying

 booked together. Transport is included from the London area.

Contact us about

Silver D of E Expeditions

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