Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme
Do you want to experience things you've always dreamed of, but never thought you could? The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award offers you a framework to do the most amazing things, on your own, with your mates or with members of other surf lifesaving clubs.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme is a non-competitive programme for people 14 – 25. It is FUN and encourages participants to GET INVOLVED with different activities and brings young adults together to work as a team.
You choose your activities for each of the four sections and do them in your spare time. The four sections are Skills, Physical Recreation, Community service and Expedition.
The Duke of Edinburgh Program comprises five (5) components: Skills/Interest, Service, Physical Recreation, Adventurous Journey and a Residential Project (Gold Level Only). The program consists of three stages or awards:
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has a direct relationship with Surf Life Saving, as the components of the award can be completed within the Surf Life Saving environment. For example, awards achieved through Surf Lifesaving for eg. Surf Rescue Certificate, Bronze Medallion can also contribute towards the achievement of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award/s as can the volunteer hours you put in patrolling the beach.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is not a competition between participants but focuses on individual performance and encouraging the development of personal interests and personal development.
Why do the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award through Surf Lifesaving?
|If you would like further information; Contact: Clare Isbester - Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Coordinator Ph:0420 227 229 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|For further information checkout: www.dukeofed.org.au|