Kent DofE are delighted to offer Gold Award participants the opportunity to undertake their Gold DofE Expeditions with us in the Ashdown Forest area during 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 have a number of dates available and will be able to accommodate participants needing to undertake their Training & Practice or Assessed on all dates.
Dates for 2023 are as follows: –
• 1st – 5th April 2023
• 22nd – 26th July 2023
• 21st – 25th August 2023
• 21st – 25th October 2023
All expeditions will be based in the Kent / Ashdown Forest area. The expedition base venue will be Adamswell Scout Campsite, Broom Lane, Langton Green, TN3 9JL.
The cost of each event is £180 per participant.
Expedition Kit can be borrowed from us at no additional cost.
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!