Gold Duke Of Edinburgh's Award Go For Gold!
Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award participants must complete:
– a 5 day, 4 night residential course
– a 4 day, 3 night expedition
– 12 months volunteering
– physical and skills sections, one for 6 months and the other for 12 months
For each section (volunteering, physical and skills) an average of 1 hour per week is expected.
Individuals can start working towards their Gold award from 16 years old.
Gold Residential Courses
To complete the Residential section of your Gold DofE we can design a fully inclusive activity residential. You’ll challenge yourself doing a range of adventurous activities such as climbing, canoeing, caving, cycling, zip wire plus much more!
19th – 23rd August 2019
Our prices for the Gold Residential includes food, accessible accommodation & a full programme of activities
£360 Per Participant
£140 Per Carer
*A minimum of 5 individuals are required for the open residential to run.
Bendrigg Open Expedition
We run training, practice and qualifying courses for individuals to complete their Expedition.
Training & Practice
21st – 26th July 2019
26th – 30th August 2019
You must be available for both dates
The cost below is for both dates
£600 per participant
£30 per night per carer
Bendrigg Group Expedition
Please get in touch with us if you are a group who would like to book an Expedition (minimum of 5 participants).
The DofE are very supportive towards those with additional needs and in return this allows us to adapt expeditions to make it achievable for all.
A minimum of 4 individuals are required for both parts of the expedition to run.
A minimum of 5 individuals are required for the open residential to run.
16-17 year old’s must be accompanied by an adult.
If you would like to be informed when next years dates are released please contact us.
All awards must be completed by the participant’s 25th birthday.
For further information about any of our DofE Courses please contact us.
For information about DofE awards, unrelated to Bendrigg Courses please contact DofE directly.