WELCOME TO THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD FOR LINCOLNSHIRE SCOUTS
I AM A PARTICIPANT - HOW DO I SIGN UP?
You simply complete the relevant registration form (see below) and send it, with the registration fee to Michelle Nelson (the address is on the form). Once your registration has been processed, you will receive an email with your login details. Your welcome pack will be posted to you, so you should receive that within a few days of receiving your confirmation email. Your group leaders will be able to assist you in using the eDofE system should you require help.
These forms need to be send to the address on the form with the required fee - they cannot be emailed or sent by Facebook messenger.
DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD & DIAMOND/PLATINUM CHIEF SCOUT'S AWARDS & QUEEN'S SCOUT AWARD
Are you aged 14 – 23 years and have a hobby, play a sport or go to the gym, help others and can walk or cycle up a few hills or paddle a canoe and camp overnight and fancy a new challenge then the Duke of Edinburgh's Award is for you and a bit of extra effort will gain you a Diamond or Platinum Chief Scout's Award and the ultimate goal of the Queen's Scout Award.
There are 3 Awards Bronze, Silver & Gold. Bronze and Silver have 4 Sections each & Gold 5
VOLUNTEERING - anything from fund raising for a charity, lifesaving or helping with a Scout Group Section.
Some of the choices require training but all involve practical service
PHYSICAL - any of over 60 sports and other physical activities. You don't need to be super fit to complete this section!
SKILL - over 200 choices of hobbies and interests. Improve at something you are already involved with or, even better, start a new activity
EXPEDITION - Plan a route as a team, perhaps locally for Bronze, in the White Peak for Silver and in more remote parts of the UK or overseas for Gold.
Prepare route plans and menus etc. Travel on foot, cycle, on water or on a horse and report back on the venture.
RESIDENTIAL (GOLD ONLY) - take part in a 5 day activity away from home and make new friends
WHAT ARE THE REGISTRATION FEES?
Please make cheques payable to "Lincolnshire Scout County"
HOW WILL GAINING THE AWARD BE OF BENEFIT TO YOU?
- new challenge/chance to try something different
- gives a sense of achievement
- shows you can be committed in what you do
- helps towards gaining an award in the Explorer Scout/Scout Network training programme
- can be included in your Record of Achievement & CV and may help you to get an interview when in competition with others
County D of E Advisor
Please only contact us on the email below for D of E. Messages via Facebook and other accounts will not be answered.
Michelle Nelson (Email)