Bronze 2018

This page is for those participation in the Bronze DofE in 2018

The cost of taking part is £250, which we need paying before Christmas 2017. We can take three cheques and pay them in month by month. The payment covers registration on to the Edofe, a day training walk, both expeditions and all training.

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The dates for the expeditions are as follows:

February 17-18th training weekend

March 24 – 25th for practice
April 28-29th for qualifying

The practice will be in West Lancashire and the qualifying will be in the West Pennines. We may have to change these but will let you know well in advance.

If you wish to contact Mike, email him at mpyouthminister8@gmail.com

Please print, sign and return this consent form by Thursday 8th February 2018

Expedition-Consent-Form-Bronze 

Training information below

Here are some useful links and downloads which will help you in your Bronze Expedition.

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https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/docs/leaflets/map-reading.pdf

https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/docs/leaflets/map-reading-made-easy-peasy.pdf

https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/docs/legends/25k-raster-legend.pdf

There are lots of useful videos on this website

https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/resources/map-reading/

 

Here is a video on how to use the EDOFE mapping tool

 

First Aid

First Aid is an important part of the expedition training. Here is a list of what items should be in YOUR personal first aid kit https://www.dofe.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Expedition_First_Aid_Kit_List-1.pdf

Here is a basic video which should act as a reminder

 

A useful place for more in-depth refresher videos are the following YouTube channels

https://www.youtube.com/user/stjohnambulance

https://www.youtube.com/user/BritishRedCross

 

This is an example of an aim and also worth watching for some tips and advice