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    Open silver practice expedition with Aldridge Airport


     Open Silver Training & Practice Expedition – Walking

    Where: Peak District

    How long: 5 days

    When: Whitsun Half Term | Tue 29th May - Sat 2nd June 2018

    Cost: £250 including food whilst in the bunkhouse and accommodation

    What’s included?
    • Campsite and Bunkhouse fees
    • Training and supervision by our experienced and qualified staff
    • Group expedition equipment (tents, stoves, first aid kits, maps, compass’)
    • Food whist in the bunkhouse on days 1 and 2
    • Collection from the local train/coach/bus station and transport to the bunkhouse

    What’s not included?
    • Personal expedition equipment i.e. sleeping bags, waterproofs, boots ect (a limited supply of this equipment is available to hire at additional cost)
    • Food for the expedition

    Further information and booking at http://go.walsall.gov.uk/leisure/outdoor-pursuits/individuals/open-dofe-expeditions or Email outdoorpursuits@walsall.gov.uk
     

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    Gold canoe practice with Aldridge Airport


    Open Gold Training & Practice Expedition – Canoe

    Where: River Wye, South Wales

    How long: 5 days

    When: Easter Holidays | Mon 9th - Fri 13th April 2018

    Cost: £250 including food whilst in the bunkhouse and accommodation

    What’s included?
    • Campsite and Bunkhouse fees
    • Training and supervision by our experienced and qualified staff
    • Group expedition equipment (tents, stoves, first aid kits, maps, compass’)
    • Canoes and safety equipment
    • Food whist in the bunkhouse on days 1 and 2
    • Collection from the local train/coach/bus station and transport to the bunkhouse

    What’s not included?
    • Personal expedition equipment i.e. sleeping bags, waterproofs, rucksacks, boots ect (a limited supply of this equipment is available to hire at additional cost)
    • Food for the expedition


    Further information and booking at http://go.walsall.gov.uk/leisure/outdoor-pursuits/individuals/open-dofe-expeditions or Email outdoorpursuits@walsall.gov.uk

     

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    Open Gold Practice expedition with Aldrdige Airport


     Open Gold Training & Practice Expedition – Walking

    Where: Black Mountains, South Wales

    How long: 5 days

    When: Easter Holidays | Mon 9th - Fri 13th April 2018

    Cost: £250 including food whilst in the bunkhouse and accommodation

    What’s included?
    • Campsite and Bunkhouse fees
    • Training and supervision by our experienced and qualified staff
    • Group expedition equipment (tents, stoves, first aid kits, maps, compass’)
    • Food whist in the bunkhouse on days 1 and 2
    • Collection from the local train/coach/bus station and transport to the bunkhouse

    What’s not included?
    • Personal expedition equipment i.e. sleeping bags, waterproofs, rucksacks, boots ect (a limited supply of this equipment is available to hire at additional cost)
    • Food for the expedition

    Further information and booking at http://go.walsall.gov.uk/leisure/outdoor-pursuits/individuals/open-dofe-expeditions or Email outdoorpursuits@walsall.gov.uk
     

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    Open Silver Training and Practice with Aldridge Airport


    Open Silver Training & Practice Expedition – Walking

    Where: Brecon Beacons, South Wales

    How long: 5 days

    When: Easter Holidays | Mon 9th - Fri 13th April 2018

    Cost: £250 including food whilst in the bunkhouse and accommodation

    What’s included?
    • Campsite and Bunkhouse fees
    • Training and supervision by our experienced and qualified staff
    • Group expedition equipment (tents, stoves, first aid kits, maps, compass’)
    • Food whist in the bunkhouse on days 1 and 2
    • Collection from the local train/coach/bus station and transport to the bunkhouse

    What’s not included?
    • Personal expedition equipment i.e. sleeping bags, waterproofs, rucksacks, boots ect (a limited supply of this equipment is available to hire at additional cost)
    • Food for the expedition

    Further information and booking at http://go.walsall.gov.uk/leisure/outdoor-pursuits/individuals/open-dofe-expeditions or Email outdoorpursuits@walsall.gov.uk

     

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    Golf Residential with Hampshire County Council


    Golf Residential
    Dates: 13th - 17th August 2018
    Location: Southampton City Golf Course and Tile Barn Activity Centre
    Cost: £420 for Hampshire Residents
    £450 for Non-Hampshire Residents (Gold participants not living within Hampshire)

    A 5-day golf residential for young people to take part in as their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold residential

    Located in the heart of Southampton, applicants get professional coaching in all aspects of Golf. 5 days of 6 hour group golf coaching including putting, chipping, full swing analysis and full use of the 9 and 18 hole course.

    Itinerary for the week to include

    All golfing skills, games and competitions, opportunities to practice on the driving range and daily paly on the courses

    For a booking form please contact Emma Meekums on: emma.meekums@hants.gov.uk or call: 01962 891640
    For more information, please go to: http://www3.hants.gov.uk/dofe-homepage.htm

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    Anglia Adventures


    Bronze, Silver and Gold canoe expeditions in East Anglia

     

    Available for groups and open expeditions for individuals, why travel two days to get to wild country when our empty Fenland & East Anglian waterways are on your doorstep! Open Gold expedition training, practice and assessment all inclusive fee of £575 (just bring food and get here).

     

    Open dates for individuals or small canoe teams 2018:

     

    Bronze & Silver training 2-3 June, practice 25-26 July with assess 1-3 Aug 2018 (Bronze 2-3 Aug).

     

    Gold training 12-13 May OR 2-3 June.

     

    Gold Practice 28-30 May OR 9-11 June.

     

    Gold assess 15 July-19 July OR 5-9 Aug 2018.

     

    We can also support larger groups with your own dates, for example a Gold canoe expedition programme with a single point of contact for a group of 24 starts at £440 per person for the whole expedition section, training, practice and assessment signed off. All top quality lightweight canoes, safety kit, laminated maps, personalised team planning support & giant dry bags provided.  Have a look at pics and videos from the 2017 season on our Facebook & Instagram pages.

     

    Contact: ian@angliaadventures.co.uk

    www.angliaadventures.co.uk

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    Challenge Expeditions


    Gold Qualifying Expeditions
     


    Where: Snowdonia
     
    When: 26th - 29th July 18
     

    Cost: £200

     

    Participants will arrive on the morning of the 26th and the final expedition checks will be completed. This will include a kit check and any relevant last minute training. Young people will be allocated expedition groups and a route planning exercise completed for the following 4 day 3 night expedition. Groups will then begin their assessed expedition travelling through the Snowdonia National Park. This expedition will be supported by our DofE instructors who will support and supervise the expedition throughout the duration to ensure you can complete the the qualifying expedition for your expedition section of your Award. This expedition will be unsupported and supervised via checkpoints and remote supervision.

     

    Note: All participants need to provide their own personal kit and food for the entire expedition. Group kit such as tents, stoves, fuel, maps and compasses are provided. Participants also need to arrange their own transport to and from the expedition area. A full itinerary will be provided upon request.

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    Challenge Expeditions


    Gold Practice Expedition


     
    Where: 
    Lake District
     
    When: 
    09th - 12th April 18
     

    Cost: £200

     

    Participants will arrive on the morning of the 09th and the final expedition checks will be completed. This will include a kit check and any relevant last minute training. Young people will be allocated expedition groups and a route planning exercise completed for the following 4 day 3 night expedition. Groups will then begin their practice expedition travelling through the Lake District National Park. This expedition will be supported by our DofE instructors who will work through the DofE training framework throughout the expedition to ensure you can prepare for the qualifying expedition in the future.

     

    Note: All participants need to provide their own personal kit and food for the entire expedition. Group kit such as tents, stoves, fuel, maps and compasses are provided. Participants also need to arrange their own transport to and from the expedition area. A full itinerary will be provided upon request.

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    Challenge Expeditions


    Silver Practice Expedition


     
    Where: Peak District
     
    When: 27th - 29th April 2018
     

    Cost: £140

     

    Participants will arrive late afternoon of the 27th and the final expedition checks will be completed. This will include a full kit check and any relevant training. Young people will be allocated expedition groups and a route planning exercise completed for the following 2 day 2 night expedition. Groups will then the following day begin their practice expedition travelling through the Dark Peaks. This expedition will be supported by our DofE instructors who will work through the DofE training framework throughout the weekend to ensure you can prepare for the qualifying expedition in the future.

     

    Note: All participants need to provide their own personal kit and food for the entire expedition. Group kit such as tents, stoves, fuel, maps and compasses are provided. Participants also need to arrange their own transport to and from the expedition area. A full itinerary will be provided upon request. 

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    Challenge Expeditions


    Silver Qualifying Expedition
     


    Where:
     Peak District
     
    When: 21st - 23rd July 2018
     

    Cost: £140

     

    Participants will arrive in the morning of the 21st and the final expedition checks will be completed. This will include a kit check and relevant last minute preparations. Young people will be allocated expedition groups and a route planning exercise completed for the following 3 day 2 night expedition. Groups will then begin their assessed expedition travelling through the Dark Peaks. This expedition will be supported by our DofE instructors who will support and supervise the expedition throughout the weekend to ensure you can complete the the qualifying expedition for your expedition section of your Award. This expedition will be unsupported and supervised via checkpoints and remote supervision.

     

    Note: All participants need to provide their own personal kit and food for the entire expedition. Group kit such as tents, stoves, fuel, maps and compasses are provided. Participants also need to arrange their own transport to and from the expedition area. A full itinerary will be provided upon request.

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    Challenge Expeditions


    Bronze Qualifying Expedition
     


    Where: Peak District
     
    When: 07th - 08th July 2018
     

    Cost: £100

     

    Participants will arrive on the morning of the 07th and the final expedition checks will be completed. This will include a kit check and any relevant last minute training. Young people will be allocated expedition groups and a brief route planning exercise completed for the following 2 day 1 night expedition. Groups will then begin their Assessed expedition travelling through the White Peaks. This expedition will be supported by our DofE instructors who will support and supervise the expedition throughout the weekend to ensure you can complete the the qualifying expedition for your expedition section of your Award. This expedition will be unsupported and supervised via checkpoints and remote supervision.

     

    Note: All participants need to provide their own personal kit and food for the entire expedition. Group kit such as tents, stoves, fuel, maps and compasses are provided. Participants also need to arrange their own transport to and from the expedition area. A full itinerary will be provided upon request. 

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    Challenge Expeditions


    Bronze Practice Expedition
     


    Where:
     Peak District
     
    When: 21st - 22nd April 2018
     

    Cost: £100

     

    Participants will arrive on the morning of the 21st and the final expedition checks will be completed. This will include a kit check and any relevant training. Young people will be allocated expedition groups and a brief route planning exercise completed for the following 2 day 1 night expedition. Groups will then begin their practice expedition travelling through the Dark Peaks. This expedition will be supported by our DofE instructors who will work through the DofE training framework throughout the weekend to ensure you can prepare for the qualifying expedition in the future. Sections of this expedition will be unsupported and supervised via checkpoints and remote supervision.

     

    Note: All participants need to provide their own personal kit and food for the entire expedition. Group kit such as tents, stoves, fuel, maps and compasses are provided. Participants also need to arrange their own transport to and from the expedition area. A full itinerary will be provided upon request.

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    Aspen Outdoors Ltd


    2018 Open Gold Qualifying Expedtion - Isle of Arran

     

    We will be running two qualifying expeditions to the Isle of Arran in 2018. Choose from dates in August or September The five day Open Gold qualifying expedition includes an acclimitization day followed by the 4 day final expedition. Includes assessment and cost of ferry to and from Arran. See our website for more information and to book.  

     

    Dates: 6th to 10th of August 2018; 3rd to 7th of September 2018

    Cost: £210

    Contact: alastair@aspenoutdoors.co.uk or 07427326697

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    Aspen Outdoors Ltd


    2018 Open Gold Training and Practice Expedtion - Perthshire

     

    We will be running two practice expeditions to Perthshire in 2018. Choose from dates in June or July. The package includes training in navigation, campcraft and team work and incorporates a four day practice expedition. See our website for more information and to book.  

     

    Dates: 25th to 29th of June 2018; or, 9th to 13th of July 2018

    Cost: £160

    Contact: alastair@aspenoutdoors.co.uk or 07427326697

    77,70,69,59,54,48,45,41,7

    12 week cookery for beginners


    The Food Hub Cookery School at Kenton Hall Estate

    Our beginners cooking course aims to take you from enthusiastic novice to a competent cook. By the end of the course you will have confidence in the kitchen and be ready to share your new skills with family and friends. This course will take place every Wednesday evening over a 12-week period. Each week there will be a different theme such as fruit and vegetables, meat, fish, dairy, baking. You will learn techniques and skills to create delicious and nutritious meals. Each course will begin with a short demonstration followed by a hands on cookery session and then you will eat what you cook for supper.

    This course may count for the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Award in the 'skills' section.

    The course will run from 6.30pm until 8pm and includes practical and demonstration cookery sessions, supper and refreshments. All the ingredients, equipment and the recipes will be provided.

    £240 per person for the 12 week course working out at £20 per class.

    For dates and more information contact Emily on 01728 862062 or email thefoodhub@kentonhallestate.co.uk

    Volunteering at Farplace animal charity


    Opportunity to volunteer in a large retail unit and gain experience and training in one of the UK’s largest charity shops.

    Volunteers with Farplace undertake a variety of tasks in the shops, from helping to sort donated goods, to serving members of the public with the direction and support of a senior member of staff. They also receive full training to help them undertake their role to best effect. In the office they help out with any administration and marketing tasks. Guidance and training can also be provided.

    Farplace shops and office are open Monday to Saturday between 09:00am and 17:00pm and occasional Sundays 10:00am and 16:00pm. Most volunteers help with either a morning or afternoon shift.  

    We could also provide travel expenses.

    Please complete the application form here and email it to administrator@farplace.org.uk, speak to John Carr or Tim Rodgers on 01524 842796, or call into one of the charity's shops for more information.

     

    Open Gold canoe expeditions with School Camp


     School Camp Ltd - GOLD CANOE Expeditions 2018 - opportunities for small groups (and individuals). If you have a group of 6 or more then it may be possible to arrange your own dates!
    Dates and venues already planned:
    Training and Practice expedition on the River Severn 31st March – 5th April 2018 (2 days training, 4 days practice expedition)
    Training and Practice expedition on the River Severn 16th July – 21st July 2018 (2 days training, 4 days practice expedition)
    Qualifying expeditions on the River Wye – 20th – 24th August (4 days expedition + prep day)
    £350 per expedition or £630 for both expeditions when booked together. (Please see our website for details)
    What’s included:
    • Pre-Expedition information pack with advice, kit lists and all the information you need for your expedition.
    • Campsite fees included, and some food on training phase.
    • All Equipment - Canoes, Paddles, safety equipment, watertight barrels, tents, stoves, maps, compasses.
    • Training and supervision from our experienced, professional and friendly instructors.
    • Friendly office support available Monday to Friday 9am – 4.30pm.
    For more information or to receive a copy of the information pack please head to our website http://www.schoolcamp.co.uk/coursetypes/dofe-walking-or-canoeing-expedition/
    or call one of our team on 01639 710348.
    School Camp Limited is a well-established company working with schools and local authorities across the UK, we are big enough to meet your needs but small enough to care.

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    Canoe and kayak residential with School Camp


    Canoe and Kayak (BCU certified) Residential 13th-17th August 2018 with School Camp Ltd
    Overall our residential courses are rated excellent by 87% of attendees.
    Join us for an opportunity to gain your BCU / Canoe England 2 star award. Learn or develop your canoe and kayak skills, become more water confident, and get the opportunity to be assessed for a BCU one or two star award. During the course, you will take a trip down the Brecon canal, explore local reservoirs and have an opportunity to try climbing. Why not come and join our Level 3 kayak and canoe instructors for a week of challenge and adventure. Course cost includes all activity equipment, instruction, indoor accommodation and food. In fact, all you need to do is to get to us or meet us at the local train station. Visit our website to request an information pack on this course. This course is not for kids (ages 16+)
    Dates - Monday 13th to Friday 17th August 2018 (other dates available please visit our website)
    Location: Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales
    Cost: £295 - *Beat any price rise and book now.
    Phone: 01639 710348 / Email:info@schoolcamp.co.uk / Website: http://www.schoolcamp.co.uk/duke_of_edinburgh_award_res.html
     

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    Canoe and kayak residential with School Camp


     Canoe and Kayak (BCU certified) Residential 30th July - 3rd August 2018 with School Camp Ltd
    Overall our residential courses are rated excellent by 87% of attendees.
    Join us for an opportunity to gain your BCU / Canoe England 2 star award. Learn or develop your canoe and kayak skills, become more water confident, and get the opportunity to be assessed for a BCU one or two star award. During the course, you will take a trip down the Brecon canal, explore local reservoirs and have an opportunity to try climbing. Why not come and join our Level 3 kayak and canoe instructors for a week of challenge and adventure. Course cost includes all activity equipment, instruction, indoor accommodation and food. In fact, all you need to do is to get to us or meet us at the local train station. Visit our website to request an information pack on this course. This course is not for kids (ages 16+)
    Dates - Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August 2018 (other dates available please visit our website)
    Location: Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales
    Cost: £295 - *Beat any price rise and book now.
    Phone: 01639 710348 / Email:info@schoolcamp.co.uk / Website:http://www.schoolcamp.co.uk/duke_of_edinburgh_award_res.html

     

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    Climbing residential with School Camp


    Climbing Residential 6th-10th August 2018 with School Camp Ltd
    Overall our residential courses are rated excellent by 87% of attendees.
    Join other award participants for a week of climbing in some of South Wales best climbing locations. Whether you are a beginner or want to develop your outdoor climbing and understand more about outdoor (trad) climbing then this is certainly the residential for you. Whatever your current climbing ability, our enthusiastic instructors will take you to new heights in breath taking venues including sea cliffs. You will also have the chance to get wet and head out and do some gorge walking in south wales waterfall country. Course cost includes all activity equipment, instruction, indoor accommodation and food. In fact, all you need to do is to get to us or meet us at the local train station. Visit our website to request an information pack on this course. This course is not for kids (ages 16+)
    Dates - Monday 6th to Friday 10th August 2018
    Location: Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales
    Cost: £295 - *Beat any price rise and book now.
    Phone: 01639 710348 / Email:info@schoolcamp.co.uk / Website: http://www.schoolcamp.co.uk/duke_of_edinburgh_award_res.html
     

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