The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Expeditions.

aapLupine Adventure Co-operative are an Approved Activity Provider for the expedition section of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award. We can work with groups that are already established (though a school or youth group) and with individuals who we bring together to form a group (an open expedition).  We can conduct training anywhere in the country, we can supervise and assess groups that you have trained or simply assist you in running your own expeditions by supplying a few extra Mountain Leaders.


Please select one of the two options below for further information.


Schools and Youth Groups
(Established Groups)




 DofE group

Level 3 Basic Expedition Leadership (BEL)

Lupine run a couple of BEL courses each year. This 6 day course and 2 day assessment qualifies the holder to take groups out on walking and camping expeditions in Lowland countryside. Please visit our Basic Expedition Leadership pages for more information. 


'Teaching navigation and conducting remote supervision' training for teachers

We can also run training courses for teachers and youth workers. This two day course will give you a structured approach to teaching navigation skills and instruction on best practice for conducting remote supervision and searching strategies for when you lose a group.



Why Lupine Adventure?

Lupine Adventure Co-operative is a not-for-profit, social enterprise made up of qualified Mountain Leaders and Youth Workers. We are an approved activity provider for the DofE expedition section.We are able to run the whole expedition part of the DofE or simply help with the bits you need help with. We have a pool of equipment that can be used by the participants and can even help the young people or your organisation apply for the funding to pay for it if your budget does not stretch. your social media marketing partner
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Lupine Adventure Co-operative Ltd is registered with The Adventure Activities Licensing Service as licensed to provide specified activities under the following headings:

  • Rock Climbing.
  • Abseiling.
  • Orienteering.
  • Hill Walking & Mountaineering.

To find out more about the Adventure Activities Licensing Service visit their website