Silver 2018

This page is for those who wish to participate in the Silver 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, both expeditions and all training.

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Please keep the following dates free:

Expedition Training Weekend Lake District 9-11 February 2018

April 6,7,8th practice in NW Lake District

May 5,6,7th qualifying in Yorkshire Dales

The route is here

Here is the parental consent form for the three visits. Please print off and get your parent/guardian to fill in and sign and return ASAP

 

https://amplifyyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Expedition-Consent-Form-gold.docx

 

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

 

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