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Boots & Beards are privelaged to be made, the first BME organisation in Scotland, a licensed partner with the Duke of Edinburgh.

  • Have you got the spirit of adventure?

  • Do you want to try new things, visit new places, and meet new people?

  • Do you want a CV or UCAS application that stands out from the crowd?

  • The Duke of Edinburgh Award gives you the chance to meet people, learn new skills, develop your talents and have fun.

Grab this opportunity to take part in fun-packed, challenging and adventurous programmes that's recognised nationally and internationally. It gives you something to put on your CV, lots to talk about at an interview and it also shows that you’ve developed lots of skills employers are looking for, such as teamwork, resilience and communication to name a few.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is one of the world's best-known and most respected achievement awards - and now you have the chance to get involved and achieve your Bronze/ Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR THE DOFE bronze AWARD 2019/20

Bronze - for those aged 14+ years

If you aren’t 14 yet but are in the school year in which your peer group turn fourteen, you may be able to start a Bronze DofE programme - check with your DofE Leader.

A Bronze DofE programme has 4 sections, VolunteeringPhysicalSkills and Expedition.

Bronze timescales:

  • Volunteering section: 3 months (here are some ideas)

  • Physical section: 3 months (here are some ideas)

  • Skills section: 3 months (here are some ideas) add

  • Expedition section: 2 days / 1 night (here are some ideas)

  • You also have to do an EXTRA 3 in one of the Volunteering, Physical or Skills sections of your choice


REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR THE DOFE silver AWARD 2019/20

Silver - for those aged 15+ years

If you aren’t 15 yet, but are in the school year in which your peer group turn fifteen, you may be able to start a Silver DofE programme - check with your DofE Leader.

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Silver timescales:

·Volunteering section: 6 months

·Physical and Skills sections: One section for 6 months and the other section for 3 months

·Expedition section: 3 days/2 nights

·If you didn't do Bronze, you must undertake a further 6 months in either the Volunteering or the longer of the Physical or Skills sections.

Expedition section: 2 days / 1 night (here are some ideas)





commitment

Activities for each DofE section take a minimum of one hour a week over a set period of time, so they can be fitted in around academic study, hobbies and social lives. Development and regular progress must be shown and all activities must be completed by the participant’s 25th birthday.

Pricing

£99 per applicant (inc registration, expedition equipment (does not include clothing), certificate.

Low Income Family DofE Registration Scheme £69 (to qualify please register here). For more info please contact Nav on 07861656811 or email nav@bootsandbeards.co.uk.

Please note CLOSING DATE for all applications is 31st July 2019.

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2018/19 expedition highlights (click to scroll)