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Duke of Edinburgh Silver – Training Session 6

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - April 23 @ 7:30 pm

We are delighted to be able to hold our first Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Silver Expedition Package.
The package consists of:
evening planning and training sessions
a day hike (optional if participant has completed their Bronze DofE Expedition or Cheshire Hike)
a practice expedition over 2 nights and 2 days
a qualifying expedition over 2 nights and 3 days
Participants must be either Explorer Scouts or Explorer Scout Young Leaders registered for the Silver Award through Cheshire Scouts and under 18 to attend. To satisfy DofE requirements, we must have a minimum of four Explorers for the expedition to run.
Please register by 5 February 2024.
You must also be separately enrolled for the Silver Duke of Edinburgh award through Cheshire Scouts. Please follow the link below to register:
D of E Registration

 Duke of Edinburgh Silver Programme
 
Event
Description
Dates
1
Route planning – practice expedition
Set expedition goal
Route planning for the practice expedition (2 days)
eDofE training
Monday 4 March
18:30 – 19:30
2
Route card and navigation
Route card preparation
Navigation
Monday 11 March
18:30 – 19:30
3
Day hike
A day hike to practise carrying equipment
(Optional if already completed Bronze Expedition or taken part in Cheshire Hike.)
Sunday 24 March
10:00 – 16:00
4
Kit and menu
Kit check
Day hike debrief
Menu and cooking
Monday 25 March
18:30 – 19:30
5
Silver practice expedition
Friday evening – travel to start point by minibus, set up camp
Saturday – expedition, set up camp
Sunday – expedition, travel home
Friday 12 April 16:00 – Sunday 14 April 17:00
6
Route planning – qualifying expedition
Route planning for qualifying expedition
Expedition goal
Monday 22 April
18:30 – 19:30
7
Route card and final checks
Check route cards – unless already completed
Monday 29 April
18:30 – 19:30
8
Silver qualifying expedition
Saturday morning – travel to start point by minibus, expedition, set up camp
Sunday – expedition, set up camp
Monday – expedition, travel home
Saturday 25 May 09:00 – Monday 27 May 17:00
All meetings will be held at the District Scout Centre, Moor Lane, Frodsham WA6 7DD.  The expeditions will start and end at the District Scout Centre, with transport to and from the expedition area by minibus.

Details

Start:
April 22 @ 6:30 pm
End:
April 23 @ 7:30 pm
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Website:
https://bookings.mwscouts.org/event/doe-silver-training-session-6/

Organiser

Yvonne Woodward
Email
yvonne.woodward@merseyweaverscouts.org.uk

Venue

Mersey Weaver District Scout Centre
Moor Lane
Frodsham, Cheshire United Kingdom
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Phone
01928352120