THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is an International Youth Achievement Program that challenges youths between the ages of 14-25 to achieve their best through a balanced program of skill development, and a commitment to regular physical activity, and a commitment to enriching their community through volunteering. Participants are also challenged by participating in Adventurous Journeys to push their physical and mental limits, while having fun with others as they do it.
Bronze (Age: 14-25) - Youths must complete an hour a week of community service for three months, a physical activity and learn a skill. The participant must choose an additional three months of one of the above areas whilst completing 2 x two-day Adventure Journeys.
Silver (Age: 15-25) - Youths must complete an hour a week of community service for six months, a physical activity and learn a skill whilst completing 2 x three-day Adventure Journeys.
Gold (Age: 16-25) - Youths must complete a full 12 months of a community service, a physical activity and learn a skill, participate in a week-long residential project whilst completing 2 x four-day Adventure Journeys.