DR <C> ABCDE for Outdoor and DofE Leaders

The most common question we are asked during a Rescue and Emergency Care (REC) 16 hour outdoor first aid course is “What should I carry in my first aid kit?” This often happens as participants evaluate the content of the first aid kit they usually carry as they proceed through the course. As course leaders […]

Enjoy a successful DofE Gold residential experience with Mountain Water Expeditions

Duke of Edinburgh Award Gold Residential The DofE Residential is unique to the Gold section of the DofE Award. For the Residential section you need to undertake a shared activity or specific course with people you don’t know, in a residential setting away from home and in an unfamiliar environment. The residential brings many exciting possibilities […]

DofE Expedition Training Framework

DofE Expedition Training Framework

For many DofE participants the expedition section may be seen as the most challenging part of the Award. To support the completion of this section DofE provide a comprehensive training framework for leaders and participants to use. The framework can be used to plan training and final expeditions. Here at Mountain Water Expeditions we always […]

DofE Expedition Training:
How to use The Trangia Stove

The Trangia Stove

For many of you who work or volunteer with the running of DofE expeditions in schools, colleges or work with DofE community groups this time of the year would normally be one of the busiest times in your expedition calendar. You will have been in the midst of planning DofE expeditions and training expeditions for […]