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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

The Department of Sport and Recreation through its recreation camps is a registered operator for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in WA.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award logoThe vision:
"To encourage young people to have a go at something new, different and challenging."

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a voluntary program of youth personal development for young people aged 14 to 25. Participants may seek either a Bronze, Silver or Gold Award.

There are four components to the award:

  1. Service.
  2. Skills.
  3. Physical recreation.
  4. Adventurous journey.

To receive the Gold Award, participants are required to complete a residential project.

There are a number of roles that must be filled in order for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award to function –  participants, operators, coordinators, assessors and volunteers are all equally needed to make the Duke of Edinburgh's Award a success.

Why the Duke of Edinburgh's Award?

  • Make your CV look great.
  • Challenge yourself and have an adventure.
  • Design you own individual program.
  • Learn new skills and follow interests.
  • Make some more friends.
  • Increase your self confidence.
  • Have great fun!
  • Meet new people.
  • Receive a prestigious and highly valued International Award.

Where do I find out more?

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The Duke of Edinburgh's Award website

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award website

 

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