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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is the world’s leading youth achievement award, giving millions of 14 to 24 year-olds the opportunity to be the very best they can be.

There are three Award programmes:

  • Bronze Award – for young people aged 14+
  • Silver Award – for young people aged 15+
  • Gold Award – for young people aged 16+

The DofE Award within Hampshire is operated by Hampshire Outdoors.

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Hampshire Outdoors AAP are an exceptional DofE expedition provider. They tailor it just right for our students and they have loved their expeditions.

I thoroughly recommend them.
Mr J Stevens - DofE manager, Highcliffe School
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Get started

Information for those interested in starting their DofE Award:

Get started

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Everything you need to know about expeditions for schools or open expeditions for individual participants:

School expeditions

Open expeditions

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Gold Award residentials

Exciting residential opportunities organised within Hampshire to complete the Gold Award:

Gold residentials

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Halls Hill DofE campsite

A dedicated DofE campsite located directly on the South Downs Way, Shipwrights Way and The Hangers Way trails:

Halls Hill campsite

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DofE leaders and volunteers

Resources are available for leaders and volunteers to help plan their DofE programmes

Information for leaders and volunteers

Contact Details

Get in touch with the Hampshire DofE Award team for further information:

  • Hampshire Outdoors, Children’s Services Department
    Second Floor EII Court South
    The Castle, Winchester
    SO23 8UG

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 01962 846193

DofE online portal (eDofE)

eDofE is the online portal for Duke of Edinburgh's Award members.

  • get leader approval for activities
  • log evidence for activities
  • get the DofE Award approved

Sign in to eDofE