Silver Open Expedition : Saturday 24th October to Monday 26th October 2020
We offer an open silver package which allows you to complete either your Practice or Qualifying Expedition for the silver award. This is ideal if you don’t have a group to do your expedition with or can’t make your schools dates. We offer training based in Basildon, Essex, followed by a 3 day expedition.
Practice expedition:- This is for young people that haven’t carried out a silver expedition before. You will carry out some training in Basildon on Tuesday 6th October and Tuesday 20th October- 7pm till 9pm which is compulsory.
Qualifying Expedition:- This is designed for young people that have already completed a Silver expedition and the training framework. You must attend Tuesday 20th October- 7pm till 9pm for Route planning and equipment collection which is compulsory.
Dates:- You are paying for:-
Tuesday 6th October- Expedition training (Practice only)
Tuesday 20th October- Practice and Qualifying Expedition training/ Route planning/ Equipment
Expedition to Northdowns: 24th-26th October 2020
Pre-expedition information pack given out in Training.
Camping fees for the practice expedition or qualifying expedition.
Free use of group equipment. Tents, Trangia stoves, maps, compass and fuel.
Comprehensive training covering all aspects of the DofE syllabus.
Supervision throughout the expedition.
Accredited Assessors for the qualifying expedition
What’s not included:
Transport to and from the expedition
Transport can be purchased separate to the cost at £35 per expedition if needed.
Consent form :-
After booking on and paying for your expedition you MUST send us a consent form 6 weeks before the event. We can not take young people without a consent form. Please email it over to [email protected]. Failure to attend the Training/ Route planning session will result in you not being able to attend the expedition.
Once you book on you can email us for the expedition paperwork and Consent form.
Any questions, please feel free to contact us.