Service to others

Assisting at a kids’ summer camp

  • Help at an outdoor centre running residentials, helping young people do adventurous activities
  • Be a counsellor at a faith-based summer camp
  • Be a leader at an overseas children’s camp that promotes healthy eating and exercise
  • Help at a Girlguiding or Scout camp, passing on your skills, from orienteering and canoeing to cooking

Helping people with special needs

  • Assist with an Open Gold special needs DofE expedition
  • Help disadvantaged children prepare for, and take part in, the Rio Carnival, Brazil
  • Help deaf/blind adults to enjoy a holiday
  • Be a sighted guide on a holiday organised by the Guide Dogs for the Blind

Overseas community projects

  • Rebuild a school roof in a village in Lesotho
  • Teach basic computer skills and English to school children in Cambodia
  • Help at a Peruvian mountain orphanage, organising activities for the children and providing company
  • Redecorate a community centre in Haiti through a faith-based charity

Residential categories

Find out more about what you can do under the four Residential section category headings:

Service to others

Environment and conservation

Learning

Activity based

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