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Duke of Edinburgh Silver Walking or Cycling Expedition (Open programme Summer 2023)

Duke of Edinburgh Silver Cycling Expedition (Open Programme Autumn2023)

Duke of Edinburgh Silver Cycling Expedition (Open Programme Autumn2023)

Introduction

The Mill Adventure Base AAP is planning an Open Silver expedition training & expedition programme in the Peak District. This programme is suitable for students already enrolled as a Silver DofE participant and who have already completed their Bronze award.

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 Councils 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.

Skills training day

Day only event building on skills learned from completing the Bronze award and advance briefing information with kit list and training worksheets, a day of training in navigation, first aid, rucksack packing and route-planning.

Training and expedition programme (3 day & 2 nights)

A three-day programme that consists of a half day walk, tents and stove training and overnight camp; followed directly by a remotely supervised two-day practice expedition.

Final expedition (3 day & 2 nights)

Three-day remotely supervised and assessed final expedition.

Dates Available - All £110.00 per person

·      Cycling practice expedition 21 - 23 October 2023 

·       Cycling qualifying expedition 27-29 October 2023

Included

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.