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Kent Scouts DofE

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

Wed - 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

Cost 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.

If you have any queries, please email pat.duncumb@kentscouts.org.uk

Useful links

Main DofE website

Kent Scouts

Kent Explorer Scouts

Kent Network

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