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GOLD DofE Residential (Week) Canoe - Kayaking - Thames Young Mariners

GOLD DofE Residential (Week) Canoe - Kayaking - Thames Young Mariners

GOLD DofE Residential (Week) Canoe - Kayaking - Thames Young Mariners

We do not accept Childcare Vouchers for this course.

DofE Gold Residential Award in Teepees, doing canoeing and kayaking programme at Thames Young Mariners OEC, near Kingston, Surrey.

The duration of the course is five days and meets the requirements of the residential section of the Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award. All equipment, food and teepee accommodation included in the cost of £375 per person and includes BC Certificate

Our experienced British Canoeing coaches will be on hand to help you to achieve your greatest potential, step out of your comfort zone and learn new skills while you meet new friends en route to completing your Gold award.

There's a large selection of paddlesports craft and equipment for you to use including playboats, sea kayaks, SUPs, touring canoes and slalom kayaks. Once you've built up your confidence paddling on our sheltered lake, there maybe a journey on the River Thames. At the end of the week, you could have gained both the new British Canoeing Paddle Start award and the new British Canoeing Paddle Discover Award ( there is an additional cost for registration and certificate)
If you come to the course with a range of good confident paddling skills already, you will have the opportunity to be assessed for the new British Canoeing Paddle Explore award.

NB We will need a minimum of 8 applicants, two weeks before the start date, for this course to run.

We usually notify applicants four weeks before the course if it is in danger of not running due to low numbers.

Duke of Edinburghs Award recommend that only a small minority of those taking part should be known to the participant,  (ie participants should only know one other person on the same course).