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Wed, 29 May


The Sunnywood Hub

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training: Expedition Skills & Campcraft

Practical training in preparation for your DofE Expedition

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Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training: Expedition Skills & Campcraft
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training: Expedition Skills & Campcraft

Time & Location

29 May 2024, 09:30 – 15:30

The Sunnywood Hub, Burrs Country Park, 15 Stock St, Bury BL8 1BU, UK

About the Event

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training: Expedition Skills & Campcraft

The Sunnywood Project is proudly a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Approved Activity Provider (AAP). 

An AAP License is a quality standard which demonstrates that The Sunnywood Project’s training programmes and expedition packages meet the requirements of the DofE Expedition sections.

Individuals, schools, colleges, youth groups and other organisations can use our services to support their preparation for the Expedition section of the awards with full confidence knowing that it will meet the required standard. 

This one-day training course covers criteria outlined in the 'Campcraft, equipment and hygiene', 'Food and cooking' sections of the DofE Expedition Training Framework along with emergency prodecures:

Expedition Framework can be found here.

Led by a qualfied team with a wealth of outdoor expertise, teaching and youthwork; delivery of the content will be differentiated according to the the level of the award participants are currently working toward - please specify this on the booking form. 

Dates and training locations:

We have training sceduled on the following dates - please select the date using the button above 

  • 21/2/24 
  • 04/04/24
  • 29/05/24
  • 03/08/24

If you are looking for Navigation and Map Skills training click here:

Should you require a bespoke package within the area and/or similar terrain to that of your intended expedition, please contact the team directly via email:

Kit requirements:

We ask that participants are equipped to spend the day outdoors and be physically active - please ensure you bring the necessary kit to ensure your comfort and safety on the day:

• Waterproof jacket and trousers

• Spare warm layer

• Hat and gloves

• 1 litre of water

• Fully charged mobile phone

• Suitable footwear

• Personal snacks and lunch

What we will provide:

• tents

• Trangia stoves and fuel 

• selection of food to prepare

NOTE: a minimum of six participants is required in order to faciliate this training day. 


Why adventure with The Sunnywood Project?

As a non-profit, charitable organisation, dedicated to using the outdoors to enrich lives, we are constitutionally bound to ensure that proceeds are used to benefit young people and the community with the following aims in mind: 

  • To promote compassion, kindness and a positive society
  • To encourage maintaining a physically and mentally healthy lifestyle
  • To support the development of social skills and self-regulation of emotions
  • To enable people to participate in society as mature, independent and responsible individuals
  • To inspire challenging, but achievable personal goals 

If you haven’t joined us before, check out this video to get a sense of what we’re about. 

𝙅𝙤𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝘼𝙙𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚; 

𝘽𝙚 𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝘾𝙤𝙢𝙢𝙪𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙮; 

𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙜𝙚 𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙨𝙚𝙡𝙛!

Explore. Learn. Grow.


  • Expedition Skills day

    1 day training in preparation for your expedition

    +£1.23 service fee
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