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DofE through the family

Find your nearest DofE Centre in Hampshire

This includes all Operating Authorities within Hampshire, not just those under the Hampshire County Council Licence.

Participant costs involved for DofE

Costs are heavily dependant upon the DofE Centre the participants enrols with. We have listed examples below that can make up any standard expenses.

  1. Enrolment prices
    • Bronze - £22
    • Silver - £25
    • Gold - £35
  2. Subscription to DofE Centre to cover activity costs
  3. Any costs to complete the Volunteering, Skills and Physical activities
  4. Expedition training and assessment fees
  5. Expedition kit (please see below)
  6. Travel to Centres and pickup points for Expedition training and assessment.

Kit Suppliers

Bronze/Silver Kit List example Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 86kb

  • Cotswold Outdoors
  • Go Outdoors
  • Hampshire Kit Stores (contact details above right)
    • Run by the County DofE Office, the Kit stores are situated in Winchester and Basingstoke. They hold all general Expedition equipment such as tents, rucksacks and footwear for a minimal hiring fee. You will need to order through the DofE Centre, since the Kit Stores will not hire to individuals.

Ever thought of becoming a DofE Volunteer yourself?

 

Useful Links

National DofE Website

Hampshire DofE Forum

Heading the Local DofE Committess that run in the Hampshire districts in order to create a community for DofE volunteers

Hampshire DofE Youth Forum

A Committee formed of DofE participants to ensure that Hampshire listens to the young people!

Expedition Kit hire

Winchester Store Info & Contact details Microsoft Word 760kB

Basingstoke Store info & Contact details Microsoft Word 886kB

The kit is hirable by Hampshire DofE Leaders
for their groups and participants use.