2023 Expedition Training schedule

It is very important that you attend the sessions. You need to be at the Amplify Youth Room for 7.30pm prompt on a Thursday.

We need everyone to be on their best behaviour during the training. We will not hesitate to call parents to collect you if you misbehave.

We will work through this workbook


Kit List

You will need to bring the following for your expedition:

  • 1 pair of walking boots (broken in)
  • 2 pairs of walking socks
  • 1-2 t-shirts
  • Thermal t-shirt (optional)
  • 1 fleece tops or similar
  • 2 walking trousers (warm, NOT jeans)
  • Underwear
  • Nightwear
  • (optional for campsite use) Flip-flops/trainers/sandals etc.
  • Warm hat &/or sunhat (as appropriate)
  • 1 pair gloves
  • 1 pair shorts (if appropriate)
  • Sunblock (if appropriate)
  • Waterproof over-trousers
  • Jacket/coat (waterproof & windproof)
  • (optional) 1 pair gaiters


  • Sleeping bag
  • Waterproof compression stuff sack (5/10/15 litre) or bin bags
  • Head torch and spare batteries
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Expedition food (including emergency rations)
  • Water bottle
  • Knife, fork, spoon or Spork
  • Plate/bowl
  • Mug
  • Box of matches (in waterproof container)
  • Wash kit/personal hygiene items
  • Towel
  • Small quantity of money for phone boxes 20p/50p
  • Notebook and pen/pencil
  • Watch
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent

We supply tents, Trangia, gas, maps and compasses. We can also supply rucksacks and roll mats.