Duke of Edinburgh Award

Expedition training

Silver 2020 / 2021: Molly has started her Silver lelve during lock down and just needs her expdition to complete while others are waiting to join her as GB resumes

Bronze Group 2019/2020

 

Alice, Beth, Cerys, Lucy, Iris, Molly, completed young leaders training for their volunteering section, first aid for their skills, sports for their physcial and completed both their practice and qualifing expeditons in the new forest tracing a history of the New Forest during WW1 & WW2 prior to lockdown

 

 

Bronze Group 2018 2 Brigaders, Izzie and Jodie completed their Bronze level this year with another two, Caitlyn and Rebecca completing their Service and Expedition Sections. 

 

 

Silver Group 2017: 3 young women are working towards their silver level award; They have completed the Service, Skills and phyisical sections with just the Expedition outstanding. They need a forth young person to complete the expedtion and are currently looking for someone to make up the forth member of the team. 

Silver Update 2015:

 

5 young women compleleted their 2 night 3 day Qualifying expedition in the New Forest for the Silver level in June 2015. They completed the project on time and gained loads of experiance in "Geocaching"- a game of global online hide and seek.

 

Well done Danielle, Anna, Hannah, Ruth and Isobel.

 

Isobel, Danielle and Anna have all now completed their DofE award and were presented with the awards and certificates .

Bronze Update 2014:

 

Well done to Charlotte, Emilly, Ellie, Jess, Katie, Megan & Nicki on completing their Bronze Expedition in October 2013. Tracing evidence of the part the New forest played in the world wars, the girls visted Stoney Cross areodrome, the Canadian war memorial, the WWII display and the New forst visitors centre, the Lyndhurst War memorial, found areas of the forest still containing unexploded munitions from WW1 and discovered the part the Ashurst Hospital played in WW2. A great expedition. Thanks to the leaders who made this possible.

 

The girls completed their GB Leadership training at Foundation Level as part of their Volunteering section  - including planning a weekend sleepover and attending the disitrct training day as well as helping on a company evening. 

 

For the physical section the group learned to play badminton, understanding the rules and scroding as well as improving their techniques. They have now completed all the sections but just need to finish the online recording of the their achievements to gain their awards.

See a presentation of some Expedition adventures here
D of E Presentation (1).pps
Microsoft Power Point presentation [587.7 KB]

Bronze Expedition Practice walks

Well done to Charlotte, Emily, Katie and Megan who braved the hottest day of the year so far to practice their expedition skills including map reading, navigation and learning how to use a compass. Great work all of you. Special thanks to Mr Woodbury for planning and leading the training session.

Skills Section

The Bronze skills group have been working on creating 3 banners which depict the Easter Story theme. Thanks to Mrs Woodbury for her help and advice. Some of the pictures below show how they are progressing

 

The Silver Group have been learning cake decorating and icing. Thanks to Mrs Southwell who have given her time, experiance and equipment to help Ruth, Hannah and Isabel develop these skills

  Last updated September 2021

   Breaking News

 

We Are Back!

From 15th September we wll be meeting back at Trinity Church for face to face meetings following advice from the Government and GB Nationally on current Covid guidelines. 

Our times will be limited to start with as we adjust back after not meeting for nearly 18 months and we will have some additonal meansure in place to keep everyone safe

 

Explorers 6-7pm

Juniors 6-7pm

 

Subs just £15 per school term

 

Seniors 7:30-8:30pm

Brigaders 7:30-8:30pm

 

Subs £16.66 per school term

 

See Programme page for more information about our activties and Parents page for membership information         

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New Captain 

 

After nearly 20 years as company Captain, Jan McCarthy iis stepping down from this role from September 2021 and Louise Yates will be taking this on in an acting capacity in the interim period. 

We thank Jan for all she has done while she continues to support the Brigaders with their DofE awards and various activties.

 

We also ask for your continued  support for Louise as she takes on this new role within GB enablng our company to continue

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