Duke of Edinburgh Award
Your D of E programme is a real adventure. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from. You just need to be aged between 14 and 24.
You can do D of E programmes at three levels:
- Bronze (aged 14+)
- Silver (aged 15+)
- Gold (aged 16+)
*Currently we run both the Bronze and Silver Award via The Hub You achieve an Award by completing a personal programme of activities in four sections:
Volunteering: Undertaking service to individuals or the community.
Physical: Improving in an area of sport, dance or fitness activities.
Skills: Developing practical and social skills as well as personal interests.
Expedition: Planning, training for and completion of an adventurous journey in the UK or abroad.
Bronze Award Requirements
|3 months||3 months||3 months||Plan, train for and complete a 2 day, 1 night expedition|
All participants must undertake a further 3 months in the Volunteering, Physical or Skills section.
Silver Award Requirements
|Volunteering||Physical & Skills||Expedition|
|6 months||One section for 6 months and the other section for 3 months||Plan, train for and complete a 3 day, 2 night expedition|
Direct entrants must undertake a further 6 months in the Volunteering or the longer of the Physical or Skills sections.
There is a massive choice of activities that count towards D of E programmes. You can select practically any activity you want – as long as it’s legal and morally acceptable.