Expedition Costs

Payment requests will be added to school gateway once the group has chosen the date and must be settled two weeks before the event or participants will not be allowed to attend.

Award Level Requirements:
                        Bronze
  1. 1x Core Skills Weekend
  2. 1x Planning Day
  3. 1x Practice Day Walk
  4. 1x Qualifying Expedition
                         Silver
  1. 1x Core Skills Weekend
  2. 1x Practice Expedition
  3. 1x Qualifying Expedition
                        Gold
  1. 1x Core Skills Weekend
  2. 1x Practice Expedition 
  3. 1x Qualifying Expedition

Silver & Gold prices shown above include:

Walking: the expeditions being staffed by qualified mountain leaders and backup safety personnel, provision of tents and camping equipment, campsite fees and transport from and return to Pate's.

Canoeing: the expeditions being staffed by qualified canoe instructors and backup safety personnel, provision and transport of canoes, river licence and launch fees, provision of tents and camping equipment, campsite fees and transport from and return to Pate's.

Note: these prices are based on a minimum group size of 6; if your group is smaller than this we may need to charge a higher fee per head to ensure our costs are covered

All teams must provide their own food, submitting a meal plan to OED at least one week in advance of the weekend. 

The DofE organisation has published a comprehensive list of FAQs and solutions for participants affected by coronavirus restrictions with information (among other things) about how to start a new activity if you are unable to continue with your original choice and ensure time already spent will count.

Go to https://www.dofe.org/coronavirus/faqs-participants