They also will have to plan, train for and complete a four day (three nights) expedition. The difference for the Gold Award is the Residential section. Students need to stay away from home for five days and four nights doing a shared activity with people they have never met before.
Proposed dates for training and expeditions 2017/18
Saturday 11th November 2017 : One day training at school
Monday 26th – Friday 30th March 2018 : Two days training (Monday & Tuesday) followed by the practice expedition in the dark peaks, Peak District
Monday 2nd – Friday 6th July 2018 : Qualifying expedition Brecon Beacons (please note the qualifying expedition will take place from 3rd – 6th July, we will be travelling on the 2nd)