Looking for an exciting option that meets all the requirements of the Residential section of the Gold DofE? Look no further! 

As an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) with decades of delivering DofE, we can provide you with all the skills and experience you will need to complete this part of your award. Our Gold Duke of Edinburgh Residential will give you an unique opportunity to enjoy a week of adventure and try out a variety of outdoor pursuits. 

During your Residential, thrilling challenges that await include sailing, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, archery and more. You will also gain a British Canoeing qualification. Don’t worry, you won’t need any previous experience to take part as our fully trained Instructors will give you all the help and support you need to complete the different challenges to achieve your Gold Residential. 

Most activities take place at our Centre on the edge of Poole Harbour. close to the world-famous Jurassic Coast and your tented accommodation is close by in large bell tents that sleep up to six people. 

The Multi Activity Gold Residential runs over five days and four nights.



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  • £220 pp
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  • What's Included
    • Shared tented accommodation with your fellow participants 
    • Campsite fees 
    • Food throughout the week (except for lunch the first day) 
    • Transport locally during the week 
    • Support and guidance from our office before and after your residential
    • BC Registration Fees 

    The use of all activity equipment, and instruction including wetsuits, wind proofs and buoyancy aids