The Adventure Element provide friendly and professionally delivered Gold expeditions for all young people. Our Open Expedition Programmes are ideal for those who are not able to attend their own groups or schools expedition dates.
Training / Practice Walking Expeditions
Mon 27th July – Sat 1st August 2020 | Lake District
Mon 3rd August – Sat 8th August 2020 | Lake District
Mon 3rd August – Sat 8th August 2020 | Peak District
Mon 17th August – Sat 22nd August 2020 | Lake District
Mon 24th August – Sat 29th August 2020 | Peak District
Mon 24th August – Sat 29th August 2020 | Lake District
Mon 19th October – Sat 24th October 2020 | Lake District
Mon 19th October – Sat 24th October 2020 | Peak District
Mon 26th October – Sat 30th October 2020 | Lake District
NOTE: If booking both practice and qualifying expeditions, please choose 2 different areas and dates which are at least 2-3 weeks apart.
Time will be spent getting to know your group and being fully trained or being refreshed in all the essential expedition skills. This training/refresher follows the DofE training framework and delivered by our instructors. Therefore, no previous Gold expedition experience is required.
**In order to access our Qualifying expeditions, it is essential to have completed a Practice expedition (with any provider) and to be able to provide us with evidence.**
Route planning sessions are built in to our programmes. Once completed, you will undertake your expedition under the remote supervision of an experienced and qualified instructor.
WHAT THE ADVENTURE ELEMENT WILL PROVIDE:
• Tent (individual tents)
• Stove and fuel (1 per person)
• First aid kit (1 per team)
• Emergency Surviv;a Bags (1 per person)
• Maps and Compass (1 per person)
• All camping fees
• Water purification
• Coloured ‘Team’ rucksack covers
• 2 days training / familiarisation at our Expedition base camp
• DofE Safety Supervisors / Assessors
• GSM Tracking device (1 per team)
• COVID-19 Emergency pouch (1 per person)
£285 per person, per expedition.
ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE