Bronze expedition information

We'll help you plan and organise your expedition

We’re planning to give Bronze participants the opportunity to complete the expedition part of their award during 2024/2025.

To sign up to take part in Chelmsford Explorer Scouts Bronze DofE Expeditions, you must be an Explorer Scout in Chelmsford, aged over 13½ years old and in school year 9 or above by Saturday 1st February 2025. We cannot accomodate those who are completing their award with other organisations.

To take part in Chelmsford Scouts DofE expedition, you must be an active Explorer Scout or young leader and either registered (or registering) for an eDofE account though Chelmsford Scouts or have an eDofE account registered with school or another youth organisation.

Signup Deadline: Friday 11th October 2024.

WhatWhenWhere
Planning eveningTuesday 15th October 2024
7pm – 8pm
1st Chelmsford Scout Centre
Training MorningSaturday 9th November 2024
8am – 11am
Location to be confirmed
Planning eveningTuesday 19th November 2024
7pm – 8:15pm
1st Chelmsford Scout Centre
Planning eveningTuesday 3rd December 2024
7pm – 8:15pm
1st Chelmsford Scout Centre
Planning eveningTuesday 7th January 2025
7pm – 8:15pm
To be confirmed
Training daySaturday 1st February 2025
8am – 3pm
Location to be confirmed (close to Chelmsford)
Planning eveningTuesday 18th March 2025
7pm – 8:15pm
1st Chelmsford Scout Centre
Planning eveningTuesday 22nd April 2025
7pm – 8:15pm
1st Chelmsford Scout Centre
Bronze assessed expeditionSaturday 7th and Sunday 8th June 2025Location to be confirmed (close to Chelmsford)

Depending on how the planning evenings go, extra sessions may be added nearer the time – we’ll make sure all of our participants are aware.

Costs

Duke of Edinburgh’s Scheme Registration: £25.50 – This cost covers registration for DofE, an eDofE Bronze account, badges and certificates.

The Bronze expedition will cost £20 per participant – payment details will be provided once you’ve completed your registration