The Department of Sport and Recreation through its recreation camps is a registered operator for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in WA.
"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:
- Physical recreation.
- 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?
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (WA Division)
Postal address: PO Box 7384 PERTH WA 6000
Telephone: 08 9321 4179
Facsimile: 08 9321 4537