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Duke of Edinburgh's Award opportunities

Duke of Edinburgh's group pulling up ragwort
Duke of Edinburgh's group pulling up ragwort
Duke of Edinburgh's group drystone walling
Duke of Edinburgh's group drystone walling
Duke of Edinburgh's group hugging a tree
Duke of Edinburgh's group hugging a tree

Young Rangers

Find out what Young Rangers get up to

Ranger projects

Our Rangers get involved with a wide range of practical projects on rights of way, find out more here ...

What is the Duke of Edinburgh's Award?

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a personal development programme for people aged 14 to 24. It's a real adventure from beginning to end. You will be helping people, the community or the environment, getting fitter, developing skills, going on an expedition and taking part in a residential activity (Gold only).

You can do programmes at three levels, Bronze (14+), Silver (15+) or Gold (16+), which lead to a Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE).

How to take part 

If you wish to ask about taking part in DofE in your area – as a potential participant, a participant's parent or as a potential voluntary supporter – go to the Taking Part page of the DofE website at www.dofe.org/takepart to find a county or district level contact who will be able to tell you about your nearest DofE group.

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Award  - volunteering

Our Young Rangers programme is suitable for Young People who wish to complete the volunteering section of the Bronze Award. There are three young ranger groups which are based in the South, West and North of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

For further information, e-mail rachael.alderson@yorkshiredales.org.uk typing 'Young Rangers' in the subject box.

Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Residential

Saturday 18 August to Friday 24 August 2018

We run a week long residential for 16 to 24 year olds every August. The residential is suitable for anyone doing their Gold DofE Award or the Queens Scouts / Guides Award.  

The residential is a week of practical conservation task days. Each day will be run by a different conservation organisation working in the Yorkshire Dales. The week will be varied and you will work alongside people who are knowledgeable and passionate about the Dales, it's natural history and its landscapes. The week is ideal for anyone who is considering a career in conservation or for everyone who enjoys spending time outdoors.

For further information  please download our 2018 flyer or e-mail learning@yorkshiredales.org.uk typing '2018 residential' in the subject box

Young Rangers

Find out what Young Rangers get up to

Ranger projects

Our Rangers get involved with a wide range of practical projects on rights of way, find out more here ...

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