One of the principles of the Gold Residential in the DofE Handbook is that:
“completion of shared objectives will develop social and teamworking skills and better prepare them for adulthood”
More information on the DofE Environment & Conservation residential can be found HERE
The price includes all food, accommodation and training that you will receive during the week.
You may choose to complete a John Muir Discovery Award as part of this Residential. There will also be the opportunity to join in with some outdoor activities and team building challenges. A love of the outdoors and the environment is a pre-requisite for these amazing camps!
More details to come about the specific camps.
See a sample programme HERE.
You will be expected to arrive by 10am on the Monday morning for a full induction and health and safety briefing. You will be free to leave after 4pm on the Friday.
If you are using public transport, please inform the centre of your travel times on booking so we can arrange to pick you up. Pick ups and drop offs may be at an additional cost.
Abernethy operates 4 Christian adventure activity centres and a bunkhouse in Scotland along with a Swiss winter ski base. The Abernethy staff team are all Christians and are here to provide a comfortable, welcoming and memorable experience to all who visit. We are a charitable trust - with Christian values at the core of our service. Our dependence is on God and prayer underpins everything we do. DofE residential participants should be sympathetic to our Christian ethos. As part of their evening programme, residential participants attend an Explore presentation by the Abernethy Team. Abernethy operates a no smoking, no alcohol policy.
Click HERE for the booking terms and conditions. Please bring your hiking boots if you have them.