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Sam Sykes Ltd – Open Silver DofE Expeditions – Peak/Lake Districts – April, July & August 2024

Join us on a training & practice and/or qualifying Open Silver DofE Expedition in the Peak District or Lake District. Take in breathtaking views over the fells and hills and make new teammates, friends and memories that will last a lifetime. You will receive full training and support from our highly experienced instructors in small groups of 7 participants, to 1 instructor.

Our Instructors cover a number of topics throughout the expedition including expedition requirements of the DofE, equipment choice, rucksack packing and fitting, food, first aid, emergency procedures, in depth navigation and compass training, route planning and weather, hygiene, camp-craft, the Countryside Code, teamwork, communication and leadership, practice expedition debrief and action plan, and expedition aims and presentations.

All instructors working with the participants have National Governing Body qualifications, an enhanced DBS background check and an outdoor first aid qualification. Every group will have an assessor and an Expedition Manager overseeing all instructors, participants, safety and logistics.

We provide tents, sleeping mats, stoves, gas, pans, first aid kits, maps, compasses and large rucksacks, assessor reports and campsite fees are also included.
You just need to bring personal clothing, walking boots, waterproofs, sleeping bag, food and personal items etc.

Course date:
Training & Practice -
8th-10th April 2024,
21st-23rd July 2024 or
26th-28th August 2024.

Qualifier -
21st-23rd July 2024 or
26th-28th August 2024
Course location:
Lake District / Peak District
Course fee:

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