Silver Award 2020

This page is for those who wish to participate in the Silver DofE in 2020.

The cost of taking part is £250, which we need paying before end of June 2020. We can take three cheques and pay them in month by month. The payment covers registration on to the Edofe, a training weekend, practice and qualifying expeditions and all training.

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Silver dates

Navigation day at Pendle Hill – 17th May 2020

Practice Expedition

Silver practice Friday evening on 5th June –  7th June  2020

Qualifying Expedition

Silver qualifier Friday July – 20th July 2020

If you wish to contact Mike, please email [email protected]

Here are some useful links and downloads which will help you in your Silver 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