How we can help you deliver Duke of Edinburgh expeditions in your school

We are a DofE Approved Activity Provider (AAP) offering DofE walking Expedition opportunities.

We believe in experiential learning, and the power that a well designed and well delivered expedition can have on a young person’s future.

At Wilderness Expertise we pride ourselves on creating a flexible package of DofE expeditions for schools. We work with each school individually, to establish what best suits your unique requirements and how we can best support you. We are an accredited AAP, and are experts in running DofE expeditions at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels across the UK. We advise on all elements, removing the administrative burden of logistics from schools.

We also offer Open Gold DofE Expeditions for individuals


Key to our high-quality provision is:

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Experienced and professional Trainers

As an exceptional DofE Expedition Provider, we work with the best community of freelance Trainers who are hand-picked and committed to our core values during the expeditions. All our Trainers:

  • Are qualified Mountain Leaders (Summer Award), with a current enhanced DBS and outdoor first aid certificate
  • Share and represent our personal development values
  • Are qualified DofE Assessors
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Bespoke Expedition Support

We provide operational support throughout the whole process to ensure safety and meet DofE requirements, whilst specifically tailoring the provision to the needs of each school. Our DofE expedition support include:

  • Students and parents’ presentation (optional)
  • Guidance on locations – including our favourite campsites and hidden gem areas of wild country
  • Group kit hire (including Vango tents, Trangias and fuel)
  • Course delivery to ensure participants are able to thrive in remote areas
  • 24 hour on-call support and back up
  • Feedback reports for all participants; from Training to Practice to Assessment
  • Post expedition Assessor report forms; hard copies and electronic

Please let us know if you require any additional support or advice running DofE expeditions at school. We would love to discuss how we can support you.



Our pricing is affordable, transparent and inclusive:

Bronze – from £32 per day

Silver – £35 per day

Gold – £36 per day

(all prices subject to VAT)

Please contact us to find out more

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