Silver Open Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions

D of E Silver Award Practise and Qualifying Expeditions

If you have missed your D of E practice or qualifying expedition, through illness, holiday, trip or exam clashes, then Badger Adventures will be running OPEN expeditions on the below dates. Badger Adventures can cater for groups or individuals.

Location

The practice and the qualifying expeditions will be delivered in the Peak District, in some of the countries most beautiful scenery. The expedition will take place in wild country.

There are good public transport links, rail links and bus services to Buxton. Badger Adventures can collect from Buxton Railway Station.

Itinerary For Practise Expedition

Day Trek Description
1 Arrive at the Bunkhouse/Yha/Bunkbarn- Full kit check and food check(nb you will need to have all your food for you expedition) and Route Planning.
2 Execute your first days route, with instructor doing more Navigational Skills, and becoming fully acquainted with Badger adventures emergency procedures, with full rucksacks. Tent and stove demo when you arrive at camp and then cook dinner and set camp up and settle down for the night
3/4 Execute the route that you have planned, with your instructor remotely supervising.
Get to Finish, clean and hand in group kit and then travel home

Itinary for Qualifying Expedition

Day Trek Description
1 Arrive at the Bunkhouse/Yha/Bunkbarn- Full kit check and food check(nb you will need to have all your food for you expedition) and Route Planning.
2,3 & 4 Execute the route that you have planned, with your instructor remotely supervising.
Get to Finish, clean and hand in group kit and then travel home

Whats included?

  • 1 nights accomadation in bunkhouse/yha
  • Camping fees
  • Group equipment (tents, group shelters, stoves, gas, maps, first-aid kits, wild No.2’s kit)
  • Quality supervisors / accredited assessors (all have ML and exped first aid trained)

Not included

  • Transport to the area
  • Accommadation when you finish the exped
  • Food on the Bunkhouse Nights( can be bought at the YHA/ Communal Kitchen)
  • Food for the duration of your Exped
  • Your Personal Equipment
  • Compasses

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practise – £180 pp

2019 Silver D.o.E Practice Dates
  • Monday 15th Apr – Thursday 18th Apr
  • Tuesday 23rd Apr – Friday 26th Apr
  • Monday 15th Jul – Thursday 18th Jul
Practice takes place in the New Forest, Peak District or Yorkshire Dales.

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Qualifying – £180 pp

2019 Silver D.o.E Qualifying Dates
  • Monday 22nd Jul – Thursday 25th Jul
  • Monday 29th Jul – Thursday 1st Aug
  • Monday 26th Aug – Thursday 29th Aug
Qualifying takes place in the Peak District or Yorkshire Dales.

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