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The DofE Environment & Conservation Gold residential

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

Available dates

  • TBC | Abernethy Barcaple | 16-18 years 
    T: 01557 820261 or e-mail us to find out more 

What will my week look like?

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!  

August Environment & Conservation at Abernethy Barcaple: More information to come.



  • This camp is available to all 16-25 year olds (see below for some age restrictions), even if you are not participating in the DofE
  • There must be at least 5 participants on a DofE Residential

Duration of the camp

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.  

About Abernethy

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.

Further information

Click HERE for the booking terms and conditions.  Please bring your hiking boots if you have them.


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