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Participants – getting started with your DofE
How do I register to start my award? Either:
Register online using PayPal or Debit / Credit Card
Paper registration: using Word or PDF form - please post to address on form.
  • The current costs are Bronze (£ 24), Silver (£ 24) or Gold (£ 31) until April 2020.
  • There is an option on the online form and paper form for anyone with financial hardship to get a free place.
  • Here is a link to our privacy policy referred to on the form.

What age can you start your DofE?
  • Bronze (14+) - (or in year 9 age range). You cannot start the Bronze award in Scouts and must be in/linking to Explorer Scouts.
  • Silver (15+) - (or in year 10 age range)
  • Gold (16+) - no activities can start before your 16th birthday.
  • Please note you can opt to start at Bronze, Silver or Gold level but if you start at Silver or Gold you will need to complete an additional six months in one section.

How do I get started? What resources are there to support me?