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Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award & Outdoor Adventure Teacher Training - Expedition Skills

DofE Teacher Training - Expedition Skills

Join our immersive three-day expedition skills course, exclusively tailored for school and youth group leaders engaged in the DofE Award and outdoor adventure programmes in Germany.

Led by experts in outdoor adventure and expedition design and delivery in Germany, gain essential expedition skills and confidence to lead the expedition section and outdoor adventures effectively.

Embrace hands-on learning outdoors, mixing theory with practice. Add new activities and skills to your training toolkit and school DofE programme.

Perfect for new DofE Award Leaders or those seeking a refresher and practical experience, this course covers:
  • Map-reading and navigation skills
  • Route planning & preparation
  • Equipment & checking gear
  • Group activities
  • Risk, safety & incident management

Benefit from our 15+ years of experience in running and leading programmes, supporting Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Leaders and teachers to build invaluable skills and confidence.

Participants will also receive our exclusive Expedition Leadership in Germany manual.

Invest in yourself, your DofE team and participants.

Itinerary

Start: 16:00 Course start in Lenggries, welcome & introduction.
Dinner: At hostel.
Indoor workshop: Planning & preparation, gear and equipment.

Outdoor workshops: Introduction to map work, Navigation skills, Group activities.
Lunch: Packed lunch.
Afternoon: Hike (Distance: 6km, Ascent: 400m, Descent: 400m, Walking time: Approx 3 Hrs).
Dinner: At hostel.
Indoor workshop: Group management.

Activity: Risk management themes, Incident management.
Outdoor workshops: Incident scenario role-play, Group activities, Weekend de-brief.
Departure: approx. 14:00.

Rooms: 2 –3 bed rooms with shared/ ensuite shower/WC.
Full board: Breakfast & buffet dinner – please let us know any dietary requirements in advance. Packed lunch included both days. Snacks available for purchase.

You should be prepared to walk approx. 3 hrs per day.

Most paths are well maintained and there are few exposed or secured sections making it a technically easy- medium tour for any hiker.

  • Qualified English & German speaking trainer, UIMLA International Mountain Leader and experienced Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Leader, Trainer and Assessor.
  • Course manual
  • 4elements’ course certificate
  • 2 nights accommodation full board
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Personal insurance (travel insurance and personal accident insurance)
Lenggries

The village of Lenggries lies in the in the Isarwinkel, in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps. It is well-known for its winter ski area on the Brauneck mountain, the river Isar which flows alongside it and the many surrounding hiking trails. It is a perfect base for all manner of outdoor activities throughout the year.

Dates, price & booking

Date: 08. – 10.11.2024 Thurs- Sat
Price: Single booking €595,00 / person
Earlybird price: €555,00*
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Price: School multiple bookings (4+) €545,00/ person
Earlybird price: €495,00*
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*Valid on bookings before 01.07.2024

Registration deadline 09.09.2024
Tour length

3 Days

Participants

Min. 8 max. 12 participants

Country/Countries

Germany

Activity level:
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Info: Tour / Fitness Grading

Tour experience level:
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Further information:
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