Gold Expeditions 2017 - expression of interest
20th - 21st January 2017
Our Open Gold / QSA programme is designed for Explorers and Scout Network members aged 16-25 to complete the Expedition section of their Gold DofE and/or Queen's Scout Award. Usually people will have completed a Bronze or Silver expedition before attending this one, however, if you are a direct entrant to Gold please let us know so we can ensure you can cover the basic expedition skills before you attend the training and practice week.
Theory Training and Planning event: - 21st & 22nd January 2017
Hopehill Scout Campsite, Wrotham Road, Meopham, Kent.
A 2 day, 1 night event to sort teams, supervisors, paperwork andtheory training needed for the expedition.
Week 1: Expedition Training & Practice - 11th to 17th April 2017.
Location Rydal Hall Campsite (Lake District) - Cost
approximately £120 including. travel, group equipment and supervision.
Tue - arrive, training & short navigation exercise
plan practice expedition and further navigation training
Thu - day hike with navigation; plan final expedition
Fri, Sat, Sun -unaccompanied Practice Hike
Week 2: Qualifying Expedition - Thu 24 - Mon 28 August 2017
Location to be confirmed
approximately £120 including. travel, group equipment, supervision & assessment.
Thu - arrive & acclimatise, navigation practice
Fri - Mon - Qualifying Expedition
Please note that this is an expression of interest - there will be a second application form which includes medical information and consent to take part.
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