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DofE Centre - About Us

 

Our Duke of Edinburgh Award Centre was set up in November 2015.  In our first year over 60 young people enrolled and successfully completed their expeditions - they collectively walked the equivalent of Lands End to John O’Groats and back to complete their practice and qualifying expeditions at bronze and silver level.

2017/18 Registration

Registration is now open for the 2017/18 academic year. 

This will be our third year of operation and we will be offering places at Bronze Silver & Gold Award levels 

Training will take place on aThursday night during February - March for those who have not participated in the Award before.

Expedition planning will take place from March onwards on Thursday evenings (7.30-9pm) for Silver groups and Sunday evenings (6.30-8pm) for Bronze planning sessions.  A full timetable of training, planning and expedition weekends will be available at the Open Afternoon.

We have  team who help participants with the eDofE system used to track progress on the skills, physical & volunteerings sections.
 
An initial registration fee is £40 payable when registering and the cost of expeditions is £135 for Bronze, £160 for Silver and £210 for Gold which is payable by the end of March 2018.  In addition a refundable deposit of £15 is required for equipment.

Open Afternoon for interested participants and their parents from 3pm to 7pm on 19th November 2017 at Holy Cross Church Hall, Park Road, Timperley.  Talks will take place at 3.30pm and 5.30pm. 

If you are interested you must pre-register at this link:  https://goo.gl/forms/w3qLinGd5leLdoir1  

To find out more about the work of our centre please refer to our 2016 Annual Report located on the Resources & Policies page: http://www.timperleyparish.org.uk/index.php/dofe/resources

To find out more about the DofE award please visit http://www.dofe.org or watch the video below:

 

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