DofE Gold Practice and Qualifying Expeditions in the Lake District and Peak District – 2022
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.
Choose to complete either your Gold Practice or Gold Qualifying Expedition on any of the following dates.
SUMMER BREAK 2022
19th July – 23rd July | Dark Peak, Peak District
26th July – 30th July | North Lake District
26th July – 30th July | Dark Peak, Peak District
2nd Aug – 6th Aug | North Lake District
9th Aug – 13th Aug | North Lake District
9th Aug – 13th Aug | Dark Peak, Peak District
16th Aug – 20th Aug | Dark Peak, Peak District
23rd Aug – 27th Aug | North Lake District
23rd Aug – 27th Aug | Dark Peak, Peak District
30th Aug – 3rd Sept | North Lake District
30th Aug – 3rd Sept | Dark Peak, Peak District
All programmes run from Tuesday to Saturday.
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 into 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:
• Stove and fuel (1 per tent)
• First aid kit (1 per team)
• Emergency shelters (2 per team)
• Maps and Compass (2 per team)
• All camping fees
• Water purification
• Coloured ‘Team’ rucksack covers
• Training / familiarisation at our Expedition base camp
• GSM Tracking device (1 per team)
• DofE Safety Supervisors / Assessors
£285 per person, per expedition.
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