Before you embark on an Adventurous Journey, whether it’s an Exploration, an Expedition, or and Adventurous Project, it’s critical that you are well-prepared.
Below are the categories for which Duke of Edinburgh expect you to plan.
While you are on your journey with us, we will be looking for evidence that you have considered these things. Importantly, we are here to support you, not test or trick you. So we will do all we can to support you in your Practice journey, so you can fine tune your skills and return on your Qualifying Journey with all the confidence you need to have a safe and fun journey!
And remember…. you can always call on us for help on firstname.lastname@example.org
In the meantime, look at the categories below and explore the links.
|Appreciating the culture within the journey’s environment – Blue Peter venues|||||||
|Camp craft, including food and cooking – meal planning advice|||||||
|Competency in the mode of travel – check out our Mate Adventure Guide for all you need to know 🙂|||||||
|First Aid and emergency procedures|||||||
|Navigation – Blue Peter Navigation foundations|||||||
|Necessary equipment and how to use it – what to bring on your Adventurous Journey|||||||
|Observation and recording skills – including reading weather and tides.|
BOM is a valuable resource: Weather Radar, Synoptic Charts, Rainfall, Marine weather
|Team building and leadership training|||||||
|Understanding of the Adventurous Journey|||||||
|Understanding the impact of the journey on the environment|||||||