5 DAY PRACTICE OR 5 DAY ASSESSMENT
Welcome to our Open Gold DofE Kayaking Expedition
Doing your DofE Gold expeditions is an experience that you will never forget. Below are the details of the expedition being offered. This expedition can be used as a Gold DofE Kayak practice or qualifying.
It is a requirement of this expedition that you have completed the required training for this mode of transport & DofE level. We may ask for proof of this training for our records.
PRACTICE or ASSESSMENT
This is a 5 day 4 night assessed expedition to the River Severn. If you have completed your practice expedition in kayak then you will be able to use this as your DofE Gold Kayak qualifying expedition. If this is to be your assessment then during the assessment you will be overseen by an external assessor accredited to the DofE. They will be ensuring you and your group adhere to the 20 conditions – we will ask for proof of your practice expedition.
Dates: 2nd – 6th April
Cost: £350 Inclusive of VAT.
Day 1: Travel & Acclimatisation – Meet Ironbridge
Day 2: Expedition – Kayaking
Day 3: Expedition – Kayaking
Day 4: Expedition – Kayaking
Day 5: Expedition – Kayaking and Travel Home – Finish Gloucester
2nd – 6th April 2018
Once you have booked you will be sent a link to our online medical and consent form and ‘Expedition Preparation Guide’. In this guide it has all the timings, locations, kit lists, food requirements and all specific details for the expedition.
You must also see your DofE Coordinator/Manager to enrol in the Gold DofE award – there will be an additional cost for this (approx £30).
Deposit payment is £175, full balance is due by the 1st March 2018.
WHAT DOES THIS INCLUDE?
- 5 day 4 night expedition (River Severn)
- Campsite fees
- Kayak hire
- Kit hire – tent, sleeping bag, roll mat, Trangia, rucksack & navigation equipment
- Expedition Preparation Guide
WHAT DOES THIS NOT INCLUDE?
- All meals/food
- Transport to the expedition venue