DofE Stories.

Many young people find achieving a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award life-changing; many discover their talents, broaden their life experiences and make lasting friendships along the way.

Read some inspiring stories from our DofE participants and Leaders here.

DofE story

Raphael

The DofE gave Raphael the confidence and determination to prove that he could do everything his friends could do.
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DofE story

Nancy

Nancy grew up in Peckham, the only girl among five boys. Watch how the DofE helped her in her career.
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DofE story

Sam

Sam grew up in Hackney, and started his DofE at school. Watch how doing his Gold DofE changed him.
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DofE story

Emily Mailes

Emily was part of the first young mums group to take their children on expedition with them.
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