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The Ultimate Expedition

15 - 19 years
From £1,699.00

Prepare to meet your harshest teacher yet: mother nature. This classic adventure is made for dedicated Outward Bounders and aspiring young explorers.

A rolling camp where you can conquer mountains, paddle through waters and sleep under the stars. You'll achieve more than just step-goals with the Ultimate Expedition.

This adventure is now full for summer 2019. But you can apply now for 2020 or call 01931 7400 00 to join our waiting list.

Free from the centre you'll get to explore some of the wildest corners and tallest mountains the British Isles has to offer. It'll make your run-of-the-mill DofE exped feel like a walk in the park.

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Home is where you pitch your tent

A rolling camp from start to finish you'll call many places 'home' during your expedition, spending no more than five nights in the same spot.

You'll learn the art of navigation, camp craft and mountaineering as well as more technical skills like canoeing and rock climbing. You'll also be introduced to one of Outward Bound's most famous traditions: 'the solo'.

By day nineteen you'll return to centre with a team that's as solid as a rock, and with memories to last a lifetime.

Outcomes

  • Genuine adventure
  • Confidence and determination
  • Growth mindsets
  • Team working
  • Communication
  • Leadership skills
  • Independence DofE Bronze and Silver expedition training and/or practice (optional)
  • DofE Gold residential (optional)

The price, what's included and kit list

We're not interested in making money, just changing lives. So there's only one price and no hidden extras.

Reserve your place with a deposit of just £165 today.

What's included

  • One instructor from start to finish
  • Full programme, crammed full of activities
  • All the kit to keep you safe, dry and warm
  • Accommodation and bedding
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
  • Fully comprehensive insurance
  • Badge and certificate
  • A free bus to the centre from one of our pickup points

What you'll need:

  • A sense of adventure
  • Clothes and footwear for each day
  • £10 deposit for any kit you borrow
  • A camera (for the memories)
  • Pocket money for souvenirs and a post-expedition ice cream (recommended)
  • Your eDofE number (if you're using this for parts of your DofE)
  • Small sports bag or holdall

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The Adventure Fund

We won't let money stand in your way, if you need a top-up apply to the Adventure Fund.

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