Information for DofE leaders and volunteers

Hampshire Outdoors have resources to help leaders plan their DofE programmes

New Forest Airfield fact sheets

The New Forest played an important role in the success of the World War 2 D-Day landings and the wider war. The New Forest National Park Association has provided resources about wartime airfields in the New Forest:

DofE volunteers

DofE Volunteering opportunities are available. See more about becoming a DofE volunteer:

Become a DofE volunteer

Expedition evidence forms

Keep track of training and expeditions with these evidence forms. Once completed, these forms can be uploaded to eDofE as evidence.

Bronze Award

Silver Award

Gold Award

eDofE resources

Useful instructions and guides for using the eDofE online portal:

Participant enrolment form

The participant enrolment form is for individuals to enrol onto the DofE Award:

Participant enrolment form


Variations allow individuals or groups with a specific need (for example, an injury or disability) to participate in their DofE programme. Applications are not granted based on the difficulties of a proposed expedition environment.

See more on the DofE website: Additional needs (DofE)

Local DofE Committees (LDC)

There are several network meetings that take place across Hampshire. The aims of the meetings are to:

  • find out the latest national and local DofE information
  • share and discuss good practice within DofE centres
  • organise an annual certificate presentation for Bronze, Silver and Gold Award holders

All are welcome to attend. For information about your nearest network, contact the DofE team.

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