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Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

 

We are now an Approved Activity Provider for the expedition section of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.  We will be providing expedition training in both Walking and Canoeing expeditions. 

They are great fun to do and are recognised by universities and employers.  It provides them with new experiences, develops skills they may not have know they had and enjoyment of the outdoors at the same time.

Starting out with the prepration and training, then the practice and finally the expedition and presentation section being signed off by our DofE assessors. Our experienced instructors/assessors will organise everything taking the pressure off the teachers/youth workers, group leaders etc.

 

We can run all of these over a number of weekends, school holidays or during the week whichever suites you best.  We are very flexible with how we run it, if you want us to come to your school for the preparation and training stage we can do this, and then run the final expedition in your area or in beautiful Pembrokeshire, we can tailor our programme to suit you.

What we can offer.

  • We can offer expeditions in walking and canoeing at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels                                                                       
  • A comprehensive professional training package
  • Practice expeditions
  • Qualifying expeditions
  • Basic First Aid Training
  • Winter training
  • Combined D of E and residential trips

Why come with us?

  • AALA approved centre – your safety is our highest concern.
  • Qualified and knowledgeable instructors
  • Accredited assessors and supervisors
  • A top quality training package covering:
    • Navigation skills
    • Compass skills
    • Map skills
    • First Aid & emergency procedures Training
    • Camp craft and hygiene
    • Equipment and much much more!
    • Canoe training covering:
      • Flat water skills
      • White water skills                                                                                                              
      • Rescue skills                                                                                                
      • With an outcome to gain 2* canoe/kayak and possibly 3*canoe.
      • Successful candidates will be signed off for their presentation & expedition by our assessors                        
      • Winter training while staying at the Sealyham Mansion
      • Close vicinity to Brecon Beacons, Mid Wales and river Wye for gold training and assessments.
      • Central to the Pembrokeshire coastline, Preseli hills and rivers Teifi and Cleddau for training and assessment at bronze and silver levels.

 For more information please contact enquiries@sealyham.com or visit the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award website AAP page : click on the logo DofE logo mid grey RETAILER

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