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Adventurous Journey

For the Adventurous Journey section you'll need a sense of adventure and discovery as you go on a team journey, expedition or exploration.

You'll have the opportunity to learn more about the wider environment, as well as learning teamwork skills, improving your health and developing self-confidence. You'll probably end up outside your comfort zone at times, but you'll be kept safe with training and supervision. The result will be experiences you'll remember forever—you won't regret a minute of it!

Here’s a list of ideas that you could do for your Adventurous Journey, expedition or exploration, or use as a starting point to create a programme of your own.

 

Training:

20 hours of structured learning- before undertaking your Practice Journeys there is some important training you need to do. This is training on topics such as leadership, trip planning, map reading, and survival skills. At bronze and Silver level you can do all of your training online here. At Gold you will need to do your training through an Accredited Provider or through your Award Unit.  Some of the Providers listed here  are Accredited Providers.

Practice Journeys:

The Practice Journey should be as similar to the Qualifying Journey as possible to ensure you are sufficiently prepared (e.g. if you choose an Exploration for your Adventurous Journey, then both the Practice and Qualifying Journeys must be Explorations)

Bronze: 

2 days and 1 night, with 6 hours of activity per day. 

Silver:

2 1/2  days and 2 nights, with 7 hours of activity per day. 

Gold:

3 days and 2 nights, with 8 hours of activity per day.

 

Qualifying Journeys:

Bronze: 

2 days and 1 night, with a minimum of 6 hours of activity per day. 

Silver:

3 days and 2 nights, with a minimum of 7 hours of activity per day. 

Gold:

4 days and 3 nights, with a minimum of 8 hours of activity per day.

 

If you are a direct entrant, ie have not completed bronze or silver then you will be required to do more training and practice journeys, please see here

 
 
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