DofE Approved Activity Providers (AAPs) offer a range of services to support DofE groups to deliver expeditions.

All our AAPs offer opportunities that meet the sectional requirements, provide training, supervision, assessment, and reports on eDofE.

Take a look at how eight of our DofE Approved Activity Providers for the Expedition section would like to support DofE Leaders and volunteers, like you.

For even more opportunities from our AAPs, please visit our Opportunity Finder.


DofE Coordinators’ Top Pick! Our custom-built, streamlined processes give you back time. Which means less stress, and more fun for everyone, including you!

Start now for a transformative adventure! Act fast – we take on only four new schools per term, ensuring quality.


East Coast Outdoors CIC

Helping clients in London, Essex, and the East of England with the expedition section at all levels. Our talented instructor team assist any participant to take part in the DofE challenge.




Excel Outdoors Ltd

Excel Outdoors is devoted to excellence. With 25 years’ experience delivering DofE, a committed team and fantastic customer feedback; we are dedicated to providing you with a high quality service and outstanding packages tailored for your centre.



Sam Sykes

Powered by over 50 years of family experience, we work with leading schools in the UK and overseas to deliver exceptional expeditions.

‘The Rolls Royce of expedition providers’ – WHGS Manchester
‘Overall fantastic experience!’ – Eaton Square
‘Excellent as Always!’ – Queen Annes School Caversham
‘The Sam Sykes team have been incredible’ – Coopers Coburn


Wildside Outdoors specialise in running Bronze, Silver and Gold DofE expeditions for schools and other centres. We are AAP and AALA accredited.

We focus on building the resilience and well-being of young people, aiming to inspire growth through adventure. Our client feedback is continually excellent. Contact us to learn more.


Zest for Adventure
  • Bronze, Silver and Gold expeditions
  • Qualified, experienced and enthusiastic leaders
  • Professional and well-planned programmes
  • Inspiring, enjoyable and great-value adventures



Proud to offer bespoke packages for expedition training and/or assessment at locations to suit our clients. Specialising in Walking and Canoeing expeditions as well as combined packages. Contact us now for a tailor-made quote.

What will you get out of the experience?

Cyfeillgarwch, antur a hwyl – Friendship, adventure, laughter!

Chase Training Solutions

Foremost provider of DofE expeditions. 45 years’ experience; a genuine ‘second-to-none’ knowledge of the Expedition section and wider DofE programme; supporting tens of 1000’s of young people from UK schools and youth organisations with fun, positive, safe, and memorable expeditions.