Take on a fundraising challenge for the DofE

The DofE Challenge is your chance to push yourself out of your comfort zone and raise money for the DofE Charity. Everyone’s invited to take part, no matter what your age or ability.
Register to achieve something you’ve always wanted to do but never quite managed. Or get your family, friends or colleagues together for a team challenge: creating a truly memorable shared experience.

Choose your challenge

Jump out a plane, learn to knit, run 5km or bake 60 cakes in 60 days. It doesn’t matter what you do: as long as you find it a challenge, it counts. Registration is free and you can choose to buy a limited-edition DofE Challenge 2019 t-shirt.

Achieve your goal!

We’ve got lots of materials to help you with your fundraising, including a guide packed with hints and tips; sponsorship form and poster template. Complete your challenge, raise at least £60 for the DofE charity and you’ll earn your exclusive DofE Challenge pin and certificate.

Change a life

Jon was a young offender who was offered the chance to do his DofE while in prison. Through the programme he discovered a passion for cooking and now runs his own catering company. By supporting the DofE, you’ll enable more young people like Jon start their journey toward self-discovery, self-belief and success.

Challenge ideas


Royal Parks Half Marathon
Secure your place in the iconic Royal Parks Half Marathon on the 13th October 2019 by contacting Anna at [email protected] or 020 7798 2886


60 cakes for 60 years
Sarah baked 60 cakes from 60 recipe books. Her children, who do the DofE through the Scouts, were grateful recipients of the results.


Three peaks in 33 hours
Robert took on the hardest physical challenge he had ever attempted: climbing the Welsh Three Peaks (Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen-Y-Fan) over one weekend.


Skydiving Grandma
Alma enjoyed an exhilarating experience jumping out of an airplane at 12,000 ft as part of her family's team challenge.


Boat building
John built a traditional Greenland skin-on frame kayak and used it for a 4-day sea expedition.


Palace to Palace
A team from RSM travelled by foot, bike and boat from Hampton Court Palace to Buckingham Palace via Kensington Palace: a challenging 12-mile route through London.