Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition

Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition

Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition

Anglesey | Cheshire

As an Expedition Approved Activity Provider (AAP), Conway Centres have been successfully delivering Duke of Edinburgh expeditions to schools for over 20 years. The most popular way to complete the expedition section is on foot. Whether it is spending time navigating your way through the Hills & Plains of Cheshire, the Wirral way, the Peak District, Snowdonia National Park or on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey – your young people will be supported to achieve their Bronze, Silver or Gold Award. Our staff are highly qualified Duke of Edinburgh assessors who hold the relevant qualifications, they will support you from the moment you enquire through to when you are back in the classroom.

Camping will take place either at one of our residential centres or a partner venue with all camping and cooking equipment provided within the cost. Are you thinking of running canoe expeditions too? Let our team know who can provide more information!  

Desired Outcomes
  • Young people will be supported to complete either their Bronze, Silver or Gold Expedition – all going towards their Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Young people will build resilience, confidence and their independence skills 
  • Schools and young people will be supported by highly-qualified Duke of Edinburgh assessors
Planning your visit 

Sample Timetable - Bronze

Day 1
Morning Afternoon Evening
Arrive at the centre or designated location, check kit, safety brief for
staff and students, first procedures and overview of expedition along with the
latest weather check
Walk within groups, accompanied by one of our leaders, practising map
skills, lunch en-route, if on training expedition. For those on their qualifying expedition young students will be walking independently in their groups with our staff at designated check points and at hand if needed. Arrive at camp late afternoon, set up camp
Safety briefing of stoves, young people cook own meals and rest your
weary legs, complete any elements of your DofE project! Relax and chill
Day 2
Morning Afternoon Evening
Rise and shine, make own breakfast, pack up tents and rucksacks, weather
check. Continue the journey as planned, with staff supporting where necessary
Arrive at finish mid-afternoon

This timetable will be extended as per the requirement of the award.

Bronze: A minimum of 2 days, 1 night; 6 hours of planned activity each day.

Silver: A minimum of 3 days, 2 nights; 7 hours of planned activity each day.

Gold: A minimum of 4 days, 3 nights; 8 hours of planned activity each day.

The expedition environment for silver and gold will be progressively challenging, this may be through terrain, or length. Expeditions will be planned with the school ensuring that it meets and helps develop the emotional and physical needs of the students, while fulfilling the requirements of the award.

What's included:
  • Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Assessor
  • Camping and cooking equipment
  • Bronze from £169 per person
  • Silver from £329 per person
  • Gold from £469 per person

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