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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

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    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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    First 4 Adventure Open Expeditions 2018


    Open Expeditions in 2018 with First 4 Adventure

    Silver Practice: 19-22 April in the Peak District
    Silver Qualifier: 12-15 July in the Yorkshire Dales
    Gold Practice: 3-7 April in Snowdonia, 23-27 July in the Lake District
    Gold Qualifier: 23-27 July in the Lake District, 21-25 August in the Lake District
    All the above expeditions include:
    • A pre-expedition information pack including information on how to get to the venue and a complete kit list.
    • FREE pick up/drop off at nearest train station
    • Accommodation throughout the expedition which will either be in a campsite or wild camping.
    • Comprehensive training covering all aspects of the DofE syllabus, 
    • On completion of one of your practice expedition, you will have all aspects of training signed off (providing that you meet the required standard).
    • A dedicated instructor for your group throughout the expedition.
    • Accredited Assessors for the qualifying expedition. They are there to ensure you meet the required standards but in a relaxed and supportive environment.
    • An opportunity to meet new people and make new friends
    Costs:
    Silver practice and/or qualifier: £225 per person
    Gold practice and/or qualifier: £275 per person
    **We offer a £25 reduction if you book your practice and qualifier with us.**
    For more information visit our website:
    www.first4adventure.co.uk or email Emma on info@first4adventure.co.uk
     

     

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    Wayahead Training


    If you are unable to attend your own centre’s DofE Gold training & practice expedition then Wayahead Training Ltd are offering an opportunity to complete this with an open group. You'll meet with your instructor in the morning of the advertised start date and will spend the next 2 days training which includes navigation skills, camp craft skills, planning your route and going over our emergency procedures. Day 3 will be the start of your 3 day practice expedition which meets the minimum requirement set by DofE. 

     

    The price includes Mountain Leader Qualified - Supervisor, accredited assessor and campsite fees. 

    We need a minimum of 5 participants for this expedition to run. 

     

    Wayahead Training Ltd provides high quality outdoor education programmes to young people and adults. We hold an AALA license meaning that our procedures and staff qualifications are checked on an annual basis by highly qualified and experienced outdoor professional working on behalf of the health and safety executive.

     

    Dates: 23rd to the 27th October 2017

    Venue: Edale in the Peak District 

    Cost: £260

    Phone: 01298 404002

    Email: mail@wayahead-training.co.uk

    Website: www.wayahead-training.co.uk

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    Wayahead Training


    If you were unable to attend your own centres assessed DofE Bronze expedition then Wayahead Training Ltd are offering an opportunity to complete this with an open group. You'll meet with your instructor in the afternoon of the advertised start date and will spend the rest of that day and evening recapping on navigation skills, planning your route and going over our emergency procedures. The following day will be the start of your 2 day expedition. 

     

    The price includes Mountain Leader Qualified - Supervisor, an accredited assessor and campsite fees. 

    We require a minimum of 5 participants for this expedition to run. 

     

    Wayahead Training Ltd provides high quality outdoor education programmes to young people and adults. We hold an AALA license meaning that our procedures and staff qualifications are checked on an annual basis by highly qualified and experienced outdoor professional working on behalf of the health and safety executive.

     

    Dates: 23rd to the 25th October 2017

    Venue: Edale in the Peak District 

    Cost: £80

    Phone: 01298 404002

    Email: mail@wayahead-training.co.uk

    Website: www.wayahead-training.co.uk

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    Campana Adventures Open Silver Expedition


    Open Silver expeditions

    Expeditions will be based in the New Forest area.

    Training and practice expedition route planning Wednesday 25 October
    Practice expedition Thursday 26 - Saturday 28 October

    Silver training and practice £150

    Assessed expedition route planning Wednesday 25 October
    Assessed expedition Thursday 26 - Saturday 28 October.

    Silver qualifying (assessed) expedition £125

    More information on
    Www.campanaadventures.co.uk
    Or contact us on 07468 588860
     

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    Abernethy Trust - Open Expedition Gold


    An opportunity to do an assessed expedition before the year ends.

     

    Dates: 24th - 27th October 2017

     

    Location: Abernethy Barcaple

     

    Cost: £200

     

    For more information please visit  http://abernethy.org.uk/about-us/individuals-families/dofe-expeditions/

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    Bold Adventures - GOLD Open Expedition - Foot - Bolsterstone and Peak District Area


    Based out of the rural Bolsterstone village, expedition routes cross the picturesque Yorkshire countryside and Peak District National Park with a combination of farmland, wooded valleys and open moorland offering ideal navigation and walking practice. Our experienced leaders offer second-to-none tips and advice on all topics including map reading and campcraft, refreshing all the skills you need to succeed with the Award. Remote-style campsites boost your independence in spectacular countryside, taking in forests, rivers and hills - beautiful views without the crowds! All camping accommodation, mentoring, guidance, support and personal feedback report are included in the price. BOLD Adventures have your best interests and success at our heart. Be BOLD: Stretch your comfort zones and raise your abilities to complete the Award, leaving you fulfilled with your achievement and empowered for life.

     

    Qualifying (Northumberland Wilderness) – Monday 30th October – Friday 3rd November – Now taking bookings

    Practice – Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th March

    Practice – Friday 30th March – Sunday 1st April

    Practice – Friday 13th – Sunday 15th April

    Practice – Saturday 5th – Monday 7th May

    Practice – Saturday 26th – Monday 28th May

    Practice – Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th July 

    Qualifying (Northumberland Wilderness) – Monday 23rd – Friday 27th July

     

    Cost: Practice £180.00 – Qualifying £250.00

    Information: http://boldadventures.co.uk/dofe-expeditions/

    Email info@boldadventures.co.uk or Call 0114 268 6669

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    Bold Adventures - SILVER Open Expedition - Foot - Bolsterstone and Peak District Area


    Based out of the rural village of Bolsterstone, expedition routes take in the picturesque Yorkshire countryside and Peak District National Park with a combination of farmland, wooded valleys and open moorland offering great navigation and walking experience. Our highly experienced leaders offer second-to-none tips and advice on all topics including map reading and campcraft, giving you all the skills you need to complete the Award. Spend the night at our favourite local campsites in magnificent surroundings, taking in deciduous forests, rivers, reservoirs and hilltops - beautiful views away from the crowds! BOLD Adventures have your best interests and success at our heart. Be BOLD: Stretch your comfort zones and raise your abilities to complete the Award, leaving you fulfilled with your achievement and empowered for life. All camping accommodation, mentoring, guidance, support and a personalised Assessor's report are included in the price.

     

    Qualifying (Northumberland Coast) – Thursday 26th – Sunday 29th October – Now taking bookings

    Practice – Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th March

    Practice – Friday 30th March – Sunday 1st April

    Practice – Friday 13th – Sunday 15th April

    Practice or Qualifying – Saturday 5th – Monday 7th May 

    Practice or Qualifying  – Saturday 26th – Monday 28th May 

    Qualifying – Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th July

    Qualifying (Northumberland Coast) – Thursday 19th – Sunday 22nd July – Now taking bookings

     

    Cost: Practice £130.00 – Qualifying £180.00

    Informationhttp://boldadventures.co.uk/dofe-expeditions/

    Email info@boldadventures.co.uk or Call 0114 268 6669

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    BOLD Adventures - BRONZE Open Expedition - Foot - Bolsterstone and Peak District Area


    Based out of the rural village of Bolsterstone, expedition routes take in the picturesque Yorkshire countryside and Peak District National Park with a combination of farmland, wooded valleys and open moorland offering ideal navigation and walking practice. Our highly experienced leaders offer second-to-none tips and advice on all topics including map reading and campcraft, giving you all the skills you need to complete the Award. Spend the night at our favourite quiet local campsites in spectacular countryside, taking in green forests, rivers, reservoirs and hilltops - beautiful views without the crowds! BOLD Adventures have your best interests and success at our heart. Be BOLD: Stretch your comfort zones and raise your abilities to complete the Award, leaving you fulfilled with your achievement and empowered for life. All camping accommodation, mentoring, guidance, support and a personalised feedback report are included in the price.

     

    Practice – Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th March

    Practice – Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th May

    Qualifying – Saturday 16th – Sunday 17th June

    Qualifying – Saturday 30th June – Sunday 1st July

     

    Cost: Practice £90.00 – Qualifying £99.00

    Information: http://boldadventures.co.uk/dofe-expeditions/

    Email info@boldadventures.co.uk or Call 0114 268 6669

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    Bold Adventures - OPEN Silver Qualifying Expedition - 'Northumberland Coast'


    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.

     

    Dates: Thurs 26th - Sun 29th October 2017

     

    Location: Northumberland, NE England

     

    Cost: £180

     

    For more information please contact us on;

    Tel: 0114 268 6669

    E-Mail: info@boldadventures.co.uk 

     

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

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    BOLD Adventures - OPEN Gold Qualifying Expedition - Northumberland in Solitude


    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.

     

    Dates: 30th Ocotber - 3rd November 2017

     

    Location: Northumberland

     

    Cost: £250

     

    For more information please contact us on:

    Tel: 0114 268 6669

    E-Mail: info@boldadventures.co.uk 

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

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    Wildside Expeditions


    Silver Expedition

     

    Date: 23rd - 25th September 2017

     

    Location: Wales

     

    Cost: £140

     

    For more information please contact us on;

    Tel: 07752485041

    E-mail: djcroasdale@btinternet.com 

    Web: www.wildsideexpeditions.co.uk 

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    Lupine Adventure Co-operative - Open Gold Expedition


    Dates:29 October – 2 November 2018

    Location: Yorkshire Dales

    Cost:£245 (or £220 if booked before 28th August 2018)

    Mode of Travel: Foot

     

    Join with others to complete your practice or assessed DofE gold expedition. In the weeks before the event we'll all get in touch over email and everyone will take a part in route planning over email. If you are booking on a qualifier then your group will have at agree on an aim as well. You'll meet with your instructor in the afternoon of the advertised start date and will spend the afternoon and evening getting into the swing of things with a navigation refresher, review of the route and going over our emergency procedures. You will then turn in for the night ready to start the 4 day expedition the next day.

     

    The price includes Mountain Leader qualified Supervision and all campsite fees.

    All gold open award groups are given the means to call the emergency services via satellite (i.e. not relying on mobile phone signal) by way of a personal locator beacon or a Spot 3 tracker with SOS button

     

    Lupine Adventure Co-operative is a not for profit company providing outdoor education and recreation to young people and adults. We hold an AALA license meaning that our procedures and staff qualifications are checked on an annual basis by highly qualified and experienced outdoor professional working on behalf of the health and safety executive.

     

    For more information on our open award expeditions please visit our website or contact us at lupine@lupineadventure.co.uk or on 0113 4103712

    www.lupineadventure.co.uk

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    Lupine Adventure Co-operative - Open Gold Expedition


    Dates:20-24 August 2018

    Location: Lake District

    Cost: £245 (£220 if booked before 1 June 2018)

    Mode of Travel: Foot

     

    Join with others to complete your practice or assessed DofE gold expedition. In the weeks before the event we'll all get in touch over email and everyone will take a part in route planning over email. If you are booking on a qualifier then your group will have at agree on an aim as well. You'll meet with your instructor in the afternoon of the advertised start date and will spend the afternoon and evening getting into the swing of things with a navigation refresher, review of the route and going over our emergency procedures. You will then turn in for the night ready to start the 4 day expedition the next day.

     

    The price includes Mountain Leader qualified Supervision and all campsite fees.

    All gold open award groups are given the means to call the emergency services via satellite (i.e. not relying on mobile phone signal) by way of a personal locator beacon or a Spot 3 tracker with SOS button

     

    Lupine Adventure Co-operative is a not for profit company providing outdoor education and recreation to young people and adults. We hold an AALA license meaning that our procedures and staff qualifications are checked on an annual basis by highly qualified and experienced outdoor professional working on behalf of the health and safety executive.

     

    For more information on our open award expeditions please visit our website or contact us at lupine@lupineadventure.co.uk or on 0113 4103712

    www.lupineadventure.co.uk

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    Lupine Adventure Co-operative - Open Gold Practice Expedition


    Dates:28-31 July 2018

    Location: Yorkshire Dales

    Cost:£165

    Mode of Travel: Foot

     

    Join with others to complete your practice DofE gold expedition. In the weeks before the event we'll all get in touch over email and everyone will take a part in route planning over email. You'll meet with your instructor in the afternoon of the advertised start date and will spend the afternoon and evening getting into the swing of things with a navigation refresher, review of the route and going over our emergency procedures. You will then turn in for the night ready to start the 3 day practice expedition the next day.

     

    The price includes Mountain Leader qualified Supervision and all campsite fees.

    All gold open award groups are given the means to call the emergency services via satellite (i.e. not relying on mobile phone signal) by way of a personal locator beacon or a Spot 3 tracker with SOS button

     

    Lupine Adventure Co-operative is a not for profit company providing outdoor education and recreation to young people and adults. We hold an AALA license meaning that our procedures and staff qualifications are checked on an annual basis by highly qualified and experienced outdoor professional working on behalf of the health and safety executive.

     

    For more information on our open award expeditions please visit our website or contact us at lupine@lupineadventure.co.uk or on 0113 4103712

    www.lupineadventure.co.uk

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    Lupine Adventure Co-operative - Open Gold Training, Practice and Assessed Expedition


    Dates: Training and Practice Expedition: 26-31 July 2018   Assessed Expedition: See other listings

    Location: Yorkshire Dales

    Cost: £556 (£499 if booked before 1 June 2018)

    Mode of Travel: Foot

     

    This is a full package of Training, Practice expedition and Assessed expedition. We run a 3 day training event immediately followed by a 3 day practice expedition. You will then come back in August or October to complete the assessed expedition. The fee includes training, practice and Assessed. If you want to just to just one part then get in touch for a price.

     

    The price includes Mountain Leader qualified Supervision and all campsite fees.

    All gold open award groups are given the means to call the emergency services via satellite (i.e. not relying on mobile phone signal) by way of a personal locator beacon or a Spot 3 tracker with SOS button

     

    Lupine Adventure Co-operative is a not for profit company providing outdoor education and recreation to young people and adults. We hold an AALA license meaning that our procedures and staff qualifications are checked on an annual basis by highly qualified and experienced outdoor professional working on behalf of the health and safety executive.

     

    For more information on our open award expeditions please visit our website or contact us at lupine@lupineadventure.co.uk or on 0113 4103712

    www.lupineadventure.co.uk

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    Lupine Adventure Co-operative - Open Gold Expedition


    Dates: 2-6 April 2018

    Location: Yorkshire Dales

    Cost: £245 (£220 if booked before 1st February 2018)

    Mode of Travel: Foot

     

    Join with others to complete your practice or assessed DofE gold expedition. In the weeks before the event we'll all get in touch over email and everyone will take a part in route planning over email. If you are booking on a qualifier then your group will have at agree on an aim as well. You'll meet with your instructor in the afternoon of the advertised start date and will spend the afternoon and evening getting into the swing of things with a navigation refresher, review of the route and going over our emergency procedures. You will then turn in for the night ready to start the 4 day expedition the next day.

     

    The price includes Mountain Leader qualified Supervision and all campsite fees.

    All gold open award groups are given the means to call the emergency services via satellite (i.e. not relying on mobile phone signal) by way of a personal locator beacon or a Spot 3 tracker with SOS button

     

    Lupine Adventure Co-operative is a not for profit company providing outdoor education and recreation to young people and adults. We hold an AALA license meaning that our procedures and staff qualifications are checked on an annual basis by highly qualified and experienced outdoor professional working on behalf of the health and safety executive.

     

    For more information on our open award expeditions please visit our website or contact us at lupine@lupineadventure.co.uk or on 0113 4103712

    www.lupineadventure.co.uk

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    Wye Canoes Open Expeditions


    Open Canoeing Expeditions with Wye Canoes

    Silver Open Canoe

    Training 2/3 April River Wye, Practice 4/5/6 April 2018 River Severn.

    Qualifying 28-30 August 2018 River Wye.


    Gold Open Canoe

    Training 2/3 April River Wye, Practice 4/5/6 April 2018 River Severn.

    Qualifying 27-30 August 2018 River Wye.

    For more information, please see  http://www.wyecanoes.com/activities/d-of-e-award-scheme/dofe-open-award-programmes/

     

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    Mountain Ash Expeditions Open Bronze


    Open bronze walking qualifying expedition.
    Did you miss your qualifying expedition?
    Mountain Ash Expeditions is pleased to be able to offer places on an open award bronze walking expedition on the weekend of the 7th-8th October. The expedition will take place in the countryside just outside Blandford, Dorset. We will supply supervisors and an assessor and we can help with team kit where necessary. A minimum number of 6 participants is required for this expedition to proceed. The price per person is £95.
    Please call or email for further details.
    Mark 07711843879
    info@mountainashexpeditions.com
     

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