Two Free places on gold DofE expedition programme. October BEL training and October Gold Expedition

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DofE Professionals Newsletter September 18



Lupine LogoHi Everyone

We've come to our year end and worked out that we can give away 2 free places on our 2017,ten day, gold expedition programme. Also a last call out for people to attend our October BEL course and Gold DofE Assessment.


Two Free places on DofE expedition programme

We've done our year end calculations and this year feel that we can offer 2 free places to individuals on a low incomes on our full 10 day gold expedition programme.

 To qualify you must fulfil one of the following criteria;

  • In receipt of the Job seekers allowance or working tax credits
  • Live in a household that is in receipt of Housing Benefit or Local Housing Allowance
  • Live in local authority care or have left local authority care in the last 24 months
  • Working over 18 hours a week in a voluntary position in a socially or environmentally useful project

The closing date for applications is 1 May 2017 and full details of requirements can be found on this page.


Level 3 in Basic Expedition Leadership (BEL) - 22-27 October 2016

The Level 3 Certificate in Basic Expedition Leadership (BEL) is a nationally recognised qualification that trains and qualifies teachers, youth workers and others to lead people on overnight expeditions in lowland countryside.

We are running a 6 day training course from Malham Tarn Field Studies Centre on 22-27 October 2016 on which we still have some spaces.

The cost of the course (instruction only) is £380 but we can arrange full board at Malham Tarn field studies centre for only £585 your accommodation as well if you wish.

For more details give us a bell on the phone number below or take a look at our web page on the subject.

 You could even look at our blog report of the last training here.


October 2016 Open Gold Expedition

If you have any participants who couldn't make, or had to drop out of, their Gold Expedition this year then we have an open expedition running this October in Yorkshire. The cost is £219 and the dates are 24-28 October 2016. Visit our Open Expeditions page for more information.


Other services we offer
Full DofE expeditions
Supervisor and / or Assessor only cover for DofE expeditions
Basic Expedition Leadership (BEL)
Geography and Biology field trips (ML cover for your programme)
DofE Residentials
Hill Skills and Mountain Skills courses (for over 14's)
Year group activity camps
Yorkshire 3 Peaks and other mountain challenges
Rock Climbing sessions




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