Duke Of Edinburgh Award
There are three awards, Bronze for those over 14, Silver for those over 15 and Gold for those over 16. You can enter at any level but must complete before your 25th birthday. For each award you have to complete four different sections as follows:
You choose one form of service such asFirst Aid, Fire Service, Care for Animals or Environmental work.
As part of a group you plan and complete a self supported journey in the countryside or on water.
You develop a personal skill or interest and choose from some 200 activities.
You take part in some form of organised physical recreation or sport and achieve individual progress.
For the Gold Award you also have to do a Residential Project The Award is not competitive. It provides an enjoyable challenging and rewarding programme of personal development. The Award offers a wide choice of
activities and disabled young people as well as able bodied find it possible
to qualify for the Awards with little or no variation in the conditions. The regional office for Yorkshire and the North East is:
Yorkshire and Humber Region, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award:
The Yorkshire Waterways Museum
Dutch River Side
Tel: 01405 780580