The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) is for young people between the ages of 14 and 25. You will gain new experiences, meet new people, challenge yourself and have fun. Take part in activities to gain new skills and build confidence.
There are three Award programmes:
- Bronze Award – for young people aged 14+ years
- Silver Award – for young people aged 15+ years
- Gold Award – for young people aged 16+ years
You will carry out a personal programme of volunteering, skills, physical activities and expeditions.
What does it cost?
You can enrol on DofE for as little as £27, with funding available for expeditions and activities.
If you are taking your Gold Award, you will undertake a shared residential activity away from home for 5 days.
A programme of open expeditions for those unable to complete their expeditions section with their school or DofE Centre.
Become a Volunteer
Transform young people's lives through volunteering for one of our DofE Centres or open expeditions; there's a role just right for you.
Speak to a DofE Adviser
At every stage of your journey, Hampshire DofE Advisers are on hand to answer any questions you may have.