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Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expedition  (Open programme Summer 2023)

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expedition (Open programme Summer 2023)

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expedition (Open programme Summer 2023)


The Mill Adventure Base Approved Activity Provider (AAP) is offering an Open Bronze expedition practice & expedition programme based in Nottinghamshire, and the Peak District National Park. This programme is suitable for students already enrolled as a Bronze DofE participant who are not part of a DofE group at school/club etc.

Participants can access the practice/training expedition or just access the quaffing expedition. 

Why us?

The Mill Adventure base AAP has been delivering DofE expeditions for Nottinghamshire schools and students since 2013. As an approved DofE Expedition provider and part of Nottinghamshire County Council's Notts Outdoors Team, all our staff are highly experienced, qualified, DBS checked & first aid trained. Safe working practices following national guidance, risk assessments, operational procedures and government advice will be followed.

The Expedition Programme

Practice Expeditions

The two-day practice expeditions incorporate a training element and includes practical training in navigation, first aid, rucksack packing, route-planning, tents, stoves, and cooking. There are two options available: either. Nottinghamshire based or Peak District based.

17-18 August 2023 - South Nottinghamshire

Qualifying Expeditions

The two-day qualifying expedition is a remote supervised expedition enabling the participants to meet all the twenty conditions. Again, there are two options; to undertake it in Nottinghamshire, or the Peak District.

30-31 August 2023 - North Nottinghamshire


Camp fees, stoves, stove gas, tents, expedition rucksack, any necessary minibus transport, qualified supervisors and assessors using both direct and remote supervision, maps & compasses and assessor report. Professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

 Not Included

Food, personal equipment, transport to start & finish points, personal items insurance.