What they'll learn
DofE Gold Training and Practice Expedition
This a 6 day programme which includes training sessions on essential canoe and expedition skills and safety with our qualified instructors before heading out onto the water for your supervised practice expedition.
The final day focusses on preparing you for your qualifying expedition by planning your route ready for submission to the DofE.
DofE Gold Qualifying Expedition
A 5 day programme. Following a days familiarisation and refresher of canoe skills you will begin your qualifying expedition. Throughout this process our supervisors and assessors will be keeping a close eye on your progress and checking your skills in line with the Gold Award.
NB – It is a DofE requirement that Training and Practice expeditions need to take place at a different time and location than the Qualifying expedition. e.g. One in the Wales and the other in France.