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The Duke of Edinburgh International award is a global framework that encourages youth to work together through a series of activities as independent leaders and collaborative teammates to achieve their goals, overcome challenges, and connect with the environment. 

The YES offers a Bronze Award level Adventurous Journey Program containing three phases and taking place in various locations on Southern Vancouver Island. 

Adventure Package Details 

COST: $210 ($25 registration fee + $185 program cost) 

ENTIRE PROGRAM DURATION: 

September 7 - September 24

BRONZE LEVEL AWARD 

The Adventurous Journey contains three phases, each of which are included in the package, and must be completed to obtain the Bronze Level Award. Participants must be available for each of the following dates, and cannot omit any component of the program.

Zoom Welcome Session + Planning

September 7th

The first phase of the Adventurous Journey will take place virtually. Participants will be meeting via Zoom to engage with their teams and plan for their wilderness adventure.

 

Practice Journey

September 14th at PKOLS Park - 11AM-5PM

Participants will gather for their first wilderness adventure for an afternoon of team-building and leadership skill-development. Participants arrive at 11AM and leave at 5PM. 

 

Qualifying Journey

September 22-23 at Goldstream Provincial Park 

Participants will complete their Adventurous Journey and achieve the Bronze Level Duke of Edinburgh Award through an overnight wilderness adventure at Goldstream Provincial Park Groupsite. This component also completes the requirement for the Silver Award practice journey.

This program can also be used as your Silver Practice Journey. For more information about the Duke of Edinburgh Award and what the program has to offer visit the Duke of Edinburgh Canada website.

Registration is currently open and will close on September 7

To register, click the button above, create an account, add your youth as a child, and sign up for a Duke of Edinburgh Adventure Program

(Silver Qualifying Journey registration to come in the fall)

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Questions? 
Please feel free to contact us at info@theyes.ca or call 604-960-1377

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