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Northern Beaches Secondary College

Northern Beaches Secondary College

Innovation Excellence Choice

Telephone02 9939 6942

Emailnbscollege-m.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Bronze registration 2020

Step 1: Student Information

Step 2: Getting Started

Step 3: ORB Registration

Step 4: Assessor Booklet

Bronze Participant Information Night Slideshow

Silver/Gold registration 2020

Step 1: Student Information

Step 2: Progressing

Step 3: ORB Registration

Step 4: Assessor Booklet

Silver/Gold Participant Information Night Slideshow

NBSC Duke of Edinburgh Hike dates 2020

Bronze practice hikes

Duration: 3 days 2 nights (including 1 day preparation and training)
Venue: Somerset Outdoor Learning Centre, Colo River, Upper Colo NSW 2756

  • Option 1: Friday 13th March to Sunday 15 March (week 7, Term 1)
  • Option 2: Friday 20th March to Sunday 22 March (week 8, Term 1)
  • Option 3: Friday 1st May to Sunday 3rd May (week 1, Term 2)
  • Option 4: Friday 15th May to Sunday 17th May (week 3, Term 2)

Getting there: a bus takes the students on the Friday, parents are to arrange pick up at approximately 2pm on the Sunday.

Bronze qualifying journeys

Duration: 2 day overnight hike
Venue: Somerset Outdoor Learning Centre, Upper Colo NSW 2756

  • Option 1: Saturday 17th October to Sunday 18th October 2020 (week 1, Term 4)
  • Option 2: Saturday 24th October to Sunday, 25th October 2020 (week 2, Term 4)
  •  Option 3: Saturday 31st October to Sunday, 1st November 2020 (week 3, Term 4)
  •  Option 4: Saturday, 14th November to Sunday, 15th November 2020 (week 5, Term 4)

Getting there: arrange own transport to and from Somerset.

Silver practice hike

Duration: 3 day, 2 night pack and paddle
Venue: TBA Youth Advance

  • Option 1: Sunday 5th to Tuesday 7th April 2020 (week 10, Term 1)
  • Option 2: Sunday 3rd to Tuesday 5th May 2020 (week 1, Term 2)
  • Option 3: Sunday 31st May to Tuesay 2nd 2020 (week 5, Term 2)
  • Option 4: Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th June (week 6, Term 2)

Plus Compulsory Training Afternoons (participants must attend both) 3:30pm - 6:30pm

  •  Monday 23rd March 2020
  •  Wednesday 25th March 2020

Silver qualifying hike

Duration: 3 day, 2 night pack and paddle
Venue: TBA Youth Advance

  • Option 1: Sunday 23rd to Tuesday 25th August 2020 (week 6, Term 3)
  • Option 2: Thursday 27th to Saturday 29 August 2020 (week 6, Term 3)
  • Option 3: Sunday 6th to Tuesday 8th September 2019 (week 8, Term 3)
  • Option 4: Sunday 25th to Tuesday 27th October 2020 (week 3, Term 4)

Plus Compulsory Training afternoon (1-afternoon only) 3:30pm - 6.00pm

  • Wednesday 19th August 2020

Gold practice hike

Duration: 4 day, 3 night expedition
Venue: TBA with The Outdoor Education Group

  • Date: Wednesday 22nd April to Saturday 25th April 2020

Plus Compulsory Route Planning Evening 6:00pm - 7:30pm

  • Wednesday 18th March 2020

Gold qualifying hike

Duration: 4 day, 3 night expedition
Venue: Kosciuszko National Park with Outdoor Education Group

  • Date: Friday 11th December to Tuesday 15th December 2020

Plus Compulsory Route Planning Evening 6:00pm - 7:30pm

  • Thursday 19th November 2020

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Contact

For additional information, contact Vicki Busse. 

Vicki Busse

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Coordinator

Learning & Innovation Centre

Freshwater Senior Campus

02 9939 7348

vicki.busse@det.nsw.edu.au