A DofE expedition service you can rely on to deliver - every time.

Be reassured - with nearly 30 years experience of delivering Duke of Edinburgh's Award expeditions, you and your students will get the very best service. Our focus is your DofE experience being exceptional and with out compromise.

"The Adventure Element have provided an expedition service for us over a number of years. They have provided inspiring and professional mountain leaders to aid our young people on their Gold DofE expedition. The staff team have been fantastic in supporting and communicating with us in addition to providing ideas to enhance our programme. A first class service".

James Drury - Scarborough 6th Form College

James Drury - Scarborough 6th Form College

Everything you'd expect from a leading DofE Expedition & Residential provider.

As a UK leading Approved Activity Provider (AAP), you can be confident in our professional DofE expedition management service. 

All DofE Expedition Packages include:
  • Pre-expedition in-school presentation and meeting.
  • Detailed planning and itineraries.
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise. 
  • In-School training sessions (if required).
  • The booking of accommodation and camp sites.
  • Design and delivery of Training, Practice and Qualifying Expeditions.
  • Your own dedicated Programme Coordinator.
  • Use of all equipment.
  • Fully qualified, experienced and DBS checked staff.
  • GPRS tracking devices on all teams, regardless of the level of award.
  • Full logistical support.
  • Emergency response back-up facility.

The benefits of offering DofE programmes to students.

Group of DofE participants stand in front company flag and holding The Adventure Element flag.
2 girls cooking on a stove and smiling on their DofE expedition.
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