BPE DofE Open Golds – Walking Expeditions

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014

DofE Walking

Open Gold Expedition in the Yorkshire Dales

NEW DATE – Training/Practice: Tuesday 2nd – Saturday 6th August 2016: Yorkshire Dales
NEW DATE – Qualifying: Saturday 22nd – Wednesday 26th October 2016: Derbyshire Peak District

Price per expedition: £330 per person

There are a limited number of spaces, allocated on a first come, first served basis. The status of each of the expeditions will be reviewed 6 weeks prior to each expedition and a decision made as to whether we have enough applicants to form a team.

Review Date for August Training & Practice Expedition: Mon 25th July 2016. 4 places remaining.

October Qualifying Expedition: Bookings already received, and this expedition is guaranteed to take place.

What’s included?

  • Training and supervision by our qualified, friendly and experienced DofE Expedition Leaders.
  • Accredited Assessor on Qualifying Expeditions.
  • Inclusive use of group equipment – tents, stoves, safety equipment, maps and map cases.
  • Pre-expedition & training base and all camp sites.
  • Completion of all DofE Notification Forms.
  • Assessor Report at the end of your expedition.

What you need to provide

  • Personal equipment – we will provide you with a kit list.
  • Your own food and fuel.

Pre-requisites and important information

  • Minimum Age 16 years; Maximum age 24 years.
  • Applicants must be registered as a Gold Participant with DofE.
  • A minimum number of 6 participants registered by the review date for each expedition is required for that expedition to take place.
  • A completed BPE Registration & Medical Consent Form along with your £150 deposit is required to secure your place on any expedition.
  • Deposits are non-refundable if you have to withdraw from the expedition. However, if we have to cancel the expedition for any reason, then we will make every effort to provide an alternative expedition, or provide a full refund.
  • If you are using one of our Open Gold Expeditions as your Qualifying Expedition, and you haven’t previously attended on of our expeditions, you must provide details of your Training & Practice Expeditions. This must be sent through along with your Registration & Medical Consent Form.

Information Pack and Application Forms

Our detailed Walking Information Pack contains comprehensive information about these expeditions, including a full kit list for participants, and what to expect on an Open Gold Expedition. Specific location details will be sent out in the Joining Instructions to registered participants a month before each expedition.

To apply, simply download our Open Expedition Registration & Medical Consent Form, complete and return it to us with your £150 deposit to secure your place.

BPE Registration & Medical Consent Form