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August: Cairngorm expeditions

Extreme weather has caused severe damage to several routes in the Cairngorms. For any groups going to the Cairngorms for their expedition please follow the link below for updates on river crossings, route changes and advice.

Don’t miss out!

Everyone’s just getting back into the swing of things after the summer holidays and we have a lot of things in the pipeline for everyone involved in DofE. We have three big events coming up that we thought you might like to know more about...

Looking for a Gold Residential?

residentialWe have our famous DofE Leadership residential coming up the 13 to 17 October. A week of great times, lots of learning and your very own personalised hoodie – all for only £200. Visit our Leadership page to find out more and to sign up.

Working with ASN participants?

We’re hosting Get Out There! a day long conference dedicated to how to run Expeditions for additional support needs participants. The DofE is achievable by all and we want to help you put that into practice, so if you’re wondering how you can get started, how to support particular needs or just what the options are, then find out more on our events page.

New to Expeditions?

expedition leadersWe have a Festival for that! Join us the 30 January to 1 February 2015 (yes, 2015!) for #ExpedFest15. It’s a great intro to planning, training for and running the Expedition section. For only £80 you can get in on all the latest expedition tip, tricks and guidance. Don’t miss it! To register visit the events page.


Commonwealth Flotilla Success!

The Commonwealth Flotilla successfully sailed into Glasgow’s Pacific Quay on Saturday, 26th July with DofE Trustee HRH The Earl of Wessex on board.

HRH The Earl of Wessex at the Flotilla

The over 250 vessels to participate contained some DofE supporters and a lot of fun! A big hand goes to our friends at RYA Scotland for organising such a superb show of support for the Commonwealth Games! You can see more photos and get more of the story on our Storify of the event.


 For more stories please visit our news archive.

Contact us

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Rosebery House
9 Haymarket Terrace
EH12 5EZ
phone: 0131 343 0920

How to get to Rosebery House

DofE Scotland staff contacts page

Start your DofE or become a volunteer by getting going to the Find a DofE Contact page

Find Approved Activity Providers in Scotland

DofE Leadership Residential

Sign up for the next DofE Leadership Residential, 13 to 17 October at Fordell Firs near Dunfermline.
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