Kent DofE are delighted to offer Gold Award participants the opportunity to undertake their Gold DofE Expeditions with us in Wales during the summer of 2023.
We combine your Expedition Training & Practice Expedition into a 5-day programme consisting of 2 days training and a 3-day, 2-night Expedition. You will be camping at our base camp during the training and at different remote sites during the Practice Expedition.
Your assessed Expedition will also be a 5-day programme. Day 1 will be an acclimatisation and route planning day before you head off on expedition for 4 days, 3 nights where you will camp at different remote sites each night.
We are able to accommodate participants needing to undertake their Training & Practice or Assessed on all expedition dates.
We are offering the following dates for Wild Country Expeditions in 2023: –
• 24th – 28th July 2023 – Brecon Beacons
• 21st – 25th August 2023 – Snowdonia
The cost of each event is £205 per participant.
Expedition Kit can be borrowed from us at no additional cost.
For participants living in Kent, we can offer the opportunity for you to travel to and from the expedition area with us on the day before / day after the expedition for an additional cost of £80 per expedition. This includes the cost of two extra night’s camp fees.
As this is an OPEN Expedition, we welcome both individuals and groups of young people t join us. Where groups of friends apply together, we will do our best to ensure you are kept in an expedition team together.
For more information, or to book, please e-mail us at [email protected] and we will be delighted to assist you further.
We look forward to seeing you on Expedition!