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Duke Of Edinburgh’s Award


Looking to get started on your DofE Award? Register HERE online

DofE Training Weekend - 3 to 5 February 2017 - further information here

Welcome to the new home of Hampshire Scout's Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a programme of challenges for young people aged 14-25.  There are three levels (Bronze 14+, Silver 15+ & Gold 16+) and four common sections (Volunteering, Physical, Skill and Expedition) with an additional residential project at Gold Level.

There is a wealth of information and resources on this site – please use the information links to find out more.

If you have any queries, please email Mike Baxter, ACC (DofE & QSA)

Latest News
County Kudu 2016 (Explorers & Network)
27th November 2016
Please note the new rescheduled date. Existing teams will get priority, but new teams can register to take part using the link below. The County Kudu is a overnight hike aimed at Explorer Scouts (aged 14-18) and Scout Network (aged 18-25). Teams of between 4... Read More
Young Leader Training Opportunities
9th November 2016
Young Leaders are Explorer Scouts aged 14 – 18 who help with Beaver, Cubs and Scout Sections.Read More
ITC First Aid course for activity qualifications
18th August 2016
What? 2 day ITC Expedition First Aid course. This can include Emergency First Aid at Work certificate and will include outdoor work and scenarios. When? Sat 18 and Sun 19 March 2017 0900 – 1700 each day Who? This course is for people who... Read More
Queen’s Scout Award Quick Guide
12th April 2016
The Queen’s Scout Award is the highest award in Scouting, linked closely to the Gold DofE.  This revised 2016 quick guide summarises the old and new requirements alongside each other to help participants gain their award.Read More
Scouts of the World Award – Residential “Discovery”
18th March 2016
Scouts of the World Award
The Scouts of the World Award (SOWA) is an award specifically for Network members. The award is available to scouts of many countries, and in the UK it is specifically for network members aged 18-25.  More information, requirements and how to get involved can be found at: All participants must... Read More
DofE / Explorer Sailing Opportunity
15th March 2016
The Seafarers Sailing club based in Stubbington is again offering Explorer Scouts the opportunity to gain Sailing Qualifications, which can count for either the Skill or Physical section depending on the emphasis agreed with the assessor e.g. navigation for skill. For more information, please... Read More
Open Gold and Queen’s Scout Award expedition 2016
9th December 2015
Hampshire Open Gold is open to all members of the Scout Movement – Explorers, Network, Young Leaders and Leaders. What? Training, Practice and Qualifying Expedition for Gold DofE/QSA. Where? Training/Practice in Brecon Beacons, Final expedition to be decided by group. When? Local training for... Read More
Youth Activity and Expedition Grant
31st August 2012
Below are links to all a youth member needs to apply for an Activity/Expedition Grant.Read More