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    Multi-activity residential with School Camp


    Multi Activity Residential 13th-17th August 2018 with School Camp Ltd
    Adventurous Multi Activity Residential with School Camp ltd, overall our residential courses are rated excellent by 87% of attendees.
    Come and join other award participants for a multi activity residential. This exhilarating 5 day residential will see you scaling mountains, riding valleys, paddling water and climbing rock faces. Whatever your current skills our instructors will ensure you get the challenge you want whilst experiencing a range of outdoor activities that are certainly not for kids! Join our enthusiastic 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: https://www.schoolcamp.co.uk/coursetypes/gold-dofe-residential-courses/
     

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    Multi-activity residential with School Camp


    Multi Activity Residential 6th-10th August 2018 with School Camp Ltd
    Adventurous Multi Activity Residential with School Camp ltd, overall our residential courses are rated excellent by 87% of attendees.
    Come and join other award participants for a multi activity residential. This exhilarating 5 day residential will see you scaling mountains, riding valleys, paddling water and climbing rock faces. Whatever your current skills our instructors will ensure you get the challenge you want whilst experiencing a range of outdoor activities that are certainly not for kids! Join our enthusiastic 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 6th to Friday 10th 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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    Multi-activity residential with School Camp


    Multi Activity Residential 30th July - 3rd August 2018 with School Camp Ltd
    Adventurous Multi Activity Residential with School Camp ltd, overall our residential courses are rated excellent by 87% of attendees.
    Come and join other award participants for a multi activity residential. This exhilarating 5 day residential will see you scaling mountains, riding valleys, paddling water and climbing rock faces. Whatever your current skills our instructors will ensure you get the challenge you want whilst experiencing a range of outdoor activities that are certainly not for kids! Join our enthusiastic 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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    Multi-activity residential with School Camp


    Multi Activity Residential 9th-13th April 2018 with School Camp Ltd
    Adventurous Multi Activity Residential with School Camp ltd, overall our residential courses are rated excellent by 87% of attendees.
    Come and join other award participants for a multi activity residential. This exhilarating 5 day residential will see you scaling mountains, riding valleys, paddling water and climbing rock faces. Whatever your current skills our instructors will ensure you get the challenge you want whilst experiencing a range of outdoor activities that are certainly not for kids! Join our enthusiastic 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 9th to Friday 13th April 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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    Combined Gold expedition and residential with Adventure Expeditions


     Isle of Arran: Combined Residential & Gold Qualifying Expedition: Wildlife and Conservation, 10th - 21st August 2018

    Join us on the beautiful Isle of Arran to complete a Gold residential this August. Now in our fifth year of running these combined residential and Qualifying Expeditions – we complete the John Muir conservation award as well as meeting requirements for your Gold DofE residential followed by your Gold DofE Qualifying Expedition.
    Residential: 10th – 15th August 2018
    During the week we will live from a comfortable bunkhouse while going in search of eagles, otters, whales and a whole range of unique wildlife, working with local conservation bodies to complete projects that ensure sustainability on the island and contribute to national surveys. Ideal if you love wildlife, would like to explore somewhere unique or have an interest in environmental or conservation issues. 6 days, all food and accommodation included.
    DofE Gold Qualifying Expedition: 15th - 21st August 2018
    Come together with like-minded individuals and choose your route as a team, making your expedition challenging or chilled to suit you. An unforgettable expedition on an island only a couple of hours from Glasgow but guaranteed to make you feel like you’re overseas!
    Combined Residential & Gold Qualifying Expedition £625.00. Click here for full details.

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    Combined expedition and residential with Adventure Expeditions


     Isle of Arran Residential : Wildlife and Conservation

    Join us on the beautiful Isle of Arran to complete a Gold residential this August. Now in our fifth year of running these residentials. Join us for 6 days on Arran and feel like you have been overseas – we complete the John Muir conservation award as well as meeting requirements for your Gold DofE residential.
    The Residentials will take place on the following dates:
    • Fri 27th July – Wed 1st August 2018, Environmental, Conservation & Wildlife, Isle of Arran
    • Fri 3rd - Wed 8th August 2018, Environmental, Conservation & Wildlife, Isle of Arran
    • Fri 10th – Wed 15th August 2018, Environmental, Conservation & Wildlife, Isle of Arran
    During the week we will live from a comfortable bunkhouse while going in search of eagles, otters, whales and a whole range of unique wildlife, working with local conservation bodies to complete projects that ensure sustainability on the island and contribute to national surveys. Ideal if you love wildlife, would like to explore somewhere unique or have an interest in environmental or conservation issues. Can be combined with a Gold DofE Qualifying expedition and equally open to non-DofE participants. 6 days, all food and accommodation included, £375.00. Click here for full details.
     

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    Residential opportunity with Adventure Expeditions


     Outdoor Activities and Qualifications (future outdoor instructor development) - Peak District
    The Residentials will take place on the following dates:
    • Mon 23rd – Sun 29th July 2018, Outdoor Activities and Qualifications (future outdoor instructor development), Peak District , (including two days spent in Snowdonia or Lake District);
    • Mon 30th July – Sun 5th August 2018, Outdoor Activities and Qualifications (future outdoor instructor development), Peak District, (including two days spent in Snowdonia or Lake District);
    • Mon 29th October – Sun 4th November 2018, Peak District, Outdoor Activities and Conservation Work
    This residential is based in the heart of the Peak District National Park and sets an exciting itinerary for young people who are interested in the outdoors - whether that is developing their own skills for future adventures or thinking of a career as an outdoor instructor. The course is run by experienced Mountaineering Instructors who have many years of delivering courses in the outdoors at the highest level and believe that fun, quality training can inspire young people for many years to come. The itinerary has been deliberately set with both enjoyment and the quality of the experience gained in mind. Over the seven days we incorporate a range of activities including the following:
    • Introduction to Mountain Leadership;
    • National Navigation Award Scheme;
    • ITC certified outdoor first aid training;
    • Rock climbing;
    • Abseiling;
    • Weaselling;
    • A Tyrolean Traverse;
    • Mountain Biking;
    • Bushcraft and Outdoor Land Management with The National Trust.
    During the residential, the emphasis is on skill development and learning so at the end of the week, participants can walk away with not only some certificates for their CVs, but skills to begin their own independent adventures and experience to build on for the future. We sit down with everyone at the beginning of the residential to ascertain their own goals and wishes for the week and build this into the itinerary to make things as tailored as possible to individuals. Accommodation is in a local bunkhouse with the cost including breakfasts, evening meals and packed lunches each day, hire of all equipment, qualified, experienced and friendly instructors. This week is all about fun in the outdoors so be ready to be inspired!
    £375.00. Click here for full details.

    77,71,70,60,46,41,26,12

    Sam Sykes _ Blackpool Zoo Residential


    For something a little different, in conjunction with Blackpool Zoo, we offer our unique 5-night specialist zoo keeper’s residential.

     

    This fun and engaging opportunity is ideal for anyone with a passion for animals and conservation, or anyone looking to study a related area.

     

    For more information please follow the link below;

    https://samsykesltd.co.uk/course/sam-sykes-blackpool-zoo-residential-july-2017/

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    BOLD Adventures


    Mountain Skills GOLD Residential

     

    Take your expedition skills to the next level! Delivered by highly qualified and experienced Mountain Leaders, spend a week learning security on steep slopes and discover how to get the best out of a rope by making harnesses, setting up secure anchors and utilising knots in a variety of ways. With plenty of chances to get out on our local Peak District rock and hillside, other mountain skills including climbing techniques, group leadership, advanced navigation and coping with adverse conditions will build confidence for your outdoor future. Rope tensioned river crossings, a challenging series of abseils and an exciting Tyrolean traverse top off the week. Soon you’ll be ready to scale hills, mountain or rock face like never before.

     

    Cost: £250

     

    Dates: 17th - 21st December 2017

     

    For more information please contact us on;

    Web: http://boldadventures.co.uk/product/gold-residential-mountain-skills-sunday-17th-thursday-21st-december-2017/ 

    E-mail: info@boldadventures.co.uk

    Tel: 0114 268 6669

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    BOLD Adventures


    Signature Dish GOLD Residential

     

    Inspired by the success of modern cookery programmes such as Great British Bake Off, BOLD Adventures are offering our unique take on these culinary experiences. This residential is ideal for those with an interest in food and a passion for cooking. Want to learn new skills and kitchen knowledge? Bring your chosen ‘Signature Dish’ recipe, then the magic happens when the group get together to cook their chosen menu, explaining the thought behind it and how they learnt it. You’ll learn exciting new flavours and develop a real appreciation for new dishes with cooking masterclasses from a selection of local chefs expert in Greek, Asian and Traditional English cooking. Cost £250.00 includes all accommodation, meals, mentoring, guidance and the chance to achieve a John Muir Discovery Award. Beautiful rural village venue in the heart of Yorkshire 8 miles NW of the City of Sheffield.

     

    Cost: £250

     

    Dates: 30th October - 3rd November 2017

     

    For more information please contact us on;

    Web:  http://boldadventures.co.uk/product/gold-residential-signature-dish-monday-30th-october-friday-3rd-november-2017/ 

    E-mail: info@boldadventures.co.uk

    Tel: 0114 268 6669

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    BOLD Adventures


    'Northumberland Wilderness' OPEN Gold Qualifying Expedition

     

    This awesome expedition will cross the beautiful Northumberland area using scenic routes with the main focus on solitude and wilderness, beginning at Hadrian’s Wall and taking participants overland to the Scottish border at Carter Bar. You will cross varied terrain featuring areas of moorland and forest with detailed ground features and interesting Roman remains. The route has been highly enjoyed by many previous groups; with self-sufficiency a main theme, this is a really ‘out there’ adventure of discovery and exploration! As you come down off the moorland towards the finish, you will be greeted by the sound of bagpipes drifting over the hills… a truly memorable experience we hope! Transport to and from Sheffield, wild camping and Assessment provided. Whatever you’ve experienced up and until now, BOLD Adventures truly have your best interests and success at heart.


    Cost: £250

     

    Dates: 30th Ocotber - 3rd November 2017


    For more information please contact us on;

    Web: http://boldadventures.co.uk/product/gold-qualifying-in-northumberland/ 

    E-mail: info@boldadventures.co.uk

    Tel: 0114 268 6669

    77,74,73,60,48,45,41

    BOLD Adventures


    'Northumberland Coast' OPEN Silver Qualifying Expedition

     

    This awesome expedition will cross the beautiful Northumberland area using scenic routes beginning at the Northumberland National Park and taking participants overland to the coast and Bamburgh Castle. You will cross varied terrain featuring areas of moorland, forest and beautiful coastline as well as being able to visit famous castles along the way. The route has been highly enjoyed by many previous groups - with one of the most unspoilt coastlines in the country, this is a real adventure of discovery and exploration! Experience the sound of crashing waves at your side, rolling sand dunes and the fresh sea breeze… a truly memorable experience we hope! Transport to and from Sheffield, camping and Assessment provided. Whatever you’ve experienced up and until now, BOLD Adventures truly have your best interests and success at heart.

     

    Cost: £180

     

    Dates: 26th - 29th October 2017

     

    For more information please contact us on;

    Web: http://boldadventures.co.uk/product/open-expedition-october-2017/ 

    E-mail: info@boldadventures.co.uk

    Tel: 0114 268 6669

    77,73,59,48,45,40,11

    COG Youth Services Ltd


    Leicestershire Bronze Qualify Expedition

     

    Do you need to complete a Practice or Qualify expedition? As a Leicestershire based social enterprise, our aim is to bring you the best quality youth projects at affordable prices. Group kit (tents, stoves and fuel) is part of the price and we can provide individual kit (rucksacks, waterproofs, sleeping bags, first aid kits etc) for an extra cost. You’ll be in safe hands with our team and equipment and we’ll even provide emergency phones so you don’t have to risk your own. You’ll be sent kit lists before the event so that you can pack everything and then we’ll meet at the campsite and do all our route planning the day before the expedition. After a good nights sleep we’ll head out and start your adventure. For just £100 your Bronze expeditions could sorted.

     

    Cost: £100

     

    Dates: 15th - 17th October 2017

     

    For more information please contact us on;

    Web: http://www.therightcog.com

    E-mail: info@therightcog.com

    Tel: 07866633144

    77,73,57,55,48,45,39,12

    Surrey Outdoor Learning & Development Canal Boating April 9-13 2018 River Wey


    We offer Gold Residential programmes on the ‘Angel Blue’, our canal boat, based on The River Wey in Guildford, Surrey.

    Our experienced instructors will be on hand to help you to achieve your greatest potential, step out of your comfort zone and learn new skills whilst you meet new friends en route to completing your Gold award.

    You will get the chance to drive and manoeuvre the boat, as well as learn how to go through locks. You will be both sleeping and cooking as a group on board.

     

    Booking

    £310 is inclusive of all activities, accommodation and meals. Minibus pick up and return to local train stations available, please contact us for more information before booking your train ticket.

    Please visit our website at          www.surreyoutdoorlearning.uk               or contact our bookings department on 01372 378901 or outdoor.learning@surreycc.gov.uk

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    Surrey Outdoor Learning & Development Mountain Biking Feb 12-16 2018 at High Ashurst


    We are offering an action-packed Gold Residential programme at High Ashurst  that is all about mountain biking.

    Our experienced instructors will be on hand to help you to achieve your greatest potential, step out of your comfort zone and learn new skills whilst you meet new friends en route to completing your Gold award.

    The programme will include a range of exciting and challenging rides in the Surrey Hills, as well as tuition on bike maintenance and biking equipment.

    You are welcome to bring your own bike and kit if you wish.  We will provide bikes, helmets, glasses and gloves if you don’t have them.

     

    Accommodation

    You will be staying in one of our new and comfortable 'log cabins'. Each room has an en-suite shower/toilet and has four beds (bunks). There is a lounge and kitchenette for making drinks and toast between meals. Meals are provided in the main hall, a short walk from the cabin.

     

    Booking

    £299 is inclusive of all activities, accommodation and meals. Minibus pick up and return to local train stations available, please contact us for more information before booking your train ticket.

     

    Please visit our website at          www.surreyoutdoorlearning.uk               or contact our bookings department on 01372 378901 or outdoor.learning@surreycc.gov.uk

     

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    Surrey Outdoor Learning & Development Multi-Activity Feb 12-16 2018 at High Ashurst


    Our multi-activity residential lets you try out land based activities while our experienced staff help you step beyond your comfort zone and learn new skills while you meet new friends en route to completing your Gold Award.

    This programme includes a range of exciting and challenging outdoor activities such as mountain biking, climbing, archery and much more!

     

    Accommodation

    You will be staying in one of our new and comfortable 'log cabins'. Each room has an en-suite shower/toilet and has four beds (bunks). There is a lounge and kitchenette for making drinks and toast between meals. Meals are provided in the main hall, a short walk from the cabin.

     

    Booking

    £299 is inclusive of all activities, accommodation and meals. Minibus pick up and return to local train stations available, please contact us for more information before booking your train ticket.

    Please visit our website at          www.surreyoutdoorlearning.uk               or contact our bookings department on 01372 378901 or outdoor.learning@surreycc.gov.uk

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    The Adventure Element Ltd


    The Adventure Element provide professionally delivered and supervised expeditions for all young people. Our comprehensive ‘Open Award Expeditions’ are ideal for making the expedition process challenging whilst enjoyable and achievable.

     

    GOLD OPEN EXPEDITIONS 2018 - ON FOOT

     

    26th March - 31st March 2018 | Keswick, North Lake District

    2nd - 7th April 2018 | Keswick, North Lake District

    9th April - 14th April 2018 | Peak District

    28th May - 2nd June 2018 | Keswick, North Lake District

    9th - 14th July 2018 | Ambleside, South Lake District 

    23rd - 28th July 2018 | Keswick, North Lake District

    6th - 11th August 2018 | Peak District

    22nd - 27th October 2018 | Keswick, North Lake District

    29th October - 3rd November 2018 | Keswick, North Lake District 

     

    Time will be spent getting to know your group and being trained in all the essential skills from our base in a local hostel or bunkhouse. Following this you will undertake your expedition under the remote supervision of an experienced and qualified instructor.

    Your expedition will be fully supported. As part of our packages you will receive:

     

    - Bunkhouse or YHA accommodation inc. Breakfast and evening meals

    - Camping fees

    - Free use of group equipment.

    - Tents

    - Gas Trangia stoves and fuel

    - Group First aid kits

    - Maps and Compass

    - Group shelters

    - Comprehensive training by highly experienced and qualified staff

    - Full Safety Supervision

    - GPS Tracking on all teams


    COST

    £270 per person, per expedition.

    For a 10% discount (£54), book both your Practice and Qualifying expedition.
     

    FOR MORE INFORMATION AND FULL DETAILS:
    www.theadventureelement.co.uk
    info@theadventureelement.co.uk 
    01768 800212

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    Orchards Cookery School Residentials


    New dates for 2018 booking now

    Orchards Cookery is a multi-award winning cookery school (including Cookery school of the Year, Best English Cookery School…) that specialises in training and recruiting Chalet Cooks, but also offers an Off to University Course and a Dinner Party Course. The courses are intensive (with more than 100 different dishes covered on a 5 day course) and are lots of fun, each day concluding with a dinner party. 

    Over 140 DofE candidates come through the school each year to complete their Residential section. 

    The Orchards is family run and is situated on a farm in the heart of England near Stratford-upon-Avon. Class sizes are small with 8 students in a kitchen with the fun of up to 48 young people staying at the school. 

    Orchards Cookery also helps its students with recruitment enabling young people to gain paid employment in ski chalets, private houses, shooting, hunting and fishing lodges, holiday villas and yachts etc. 

    For further information please call Isabel on 01789 490 259 or see: www.orchardscookery.co.uk

     

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    Open Gold expeditions with H5 Adventure


     H5 Adventure OPEN Gold Training & Practice Expeditions

    BRECON BEACONS: Opportunity for individuals and small groups to join a Gold Training Day & Practice Expedition. Dates: 19th to 23rd & 24th to 28th October 2017.
    Cost: £245pp which includes: campsite fees, use of group equipment, training & support from our friendly & professional Mountain Leader Instructors, AALA license and a comprehensive Information Pack.
    For more information or to book click here or email office@h5adventure.com 01793 731 068

    77,73,60,54,48,45,41,8

    Open Gold Expeditions with H5 Adventure


    H5 Adventure OPEN Gold Qualifying Expeditions
    BRECON BEACONS: Opportunity for individuals and small groups to join a Gold Qualifying Expedition. Dates: 19th to 23rd & 24th to 28th October 2017.
    Cost: £245pp which includes: campsite fees, use of group equipment, training & support from our friendly & professional Mountain Leader Instructors, AALA license and a comprehensive Information Pack.
    For more information or to book click here or email office@h5adventure.com 01793 731 068

     

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