Download the DofE The expedition section process leaflet that explains the whole process
First aid and emergency procedures
A video from SJA on how to use your First Aid kit
Action in an emergency – resuscitation, airway, breathing and circulation.
A video from SJA on wounds and bleeding.
A video from SJA on shock.
Watch a video on knowing what to do in the case of an accident or emergency.
• Summoning help – what people need to know, telephoning for help, written message.
• Getting help, self-help and waiting for help to arrive, keeping safe and warm, helping people to find you.
An awareness of risk and health and safety issues
• Expedition fitness.
• Telling people where you are going.
A fun video to promote discussion on identifying and avoiding hazards
• Keeping together.
• Weather forecasts – knowing how, where and when to obtain weather forecasts, relating weather forecasts to observed conditions, looking for signs which will indicate changes in the weather.
Download the Expedition Behaviour article from the DofE magazine
Preparatory map skills
Download the Map Reading Made Easy leaflet, this is a good revisions booklet for silver and gold groups.
Download the Navigation Skills article from the DofE magazine
A video from OS on Contour Lines
A video from OS on Map Symbols
A video from OS on Grid References
A video from OS on Compass Bearings
Campcraft, equipment and hygiene
Download the DofE Expedition Kit Guide
Download the DofE article on Boots and Feet
A video on how to Adjust your Rucksack
A video from Mountain Warehouse on how to fit a rucksack
Download the where-to-go-leaflet.asp leaflet – a guide on how to manage calls of nature on expedition.
A video from GoOutdoors on pitching your tent
Download the Environmental Impact of expeditions article from the DofE magazine
Food and cooking
Download the DofE article on the Stove safety instructions
Download our E3 Bronze Menu Planner
Download our E3 Silver Menu Planner
Download our E3 Gold Menu Planner
Countryside and Highway Codes
Watch a Countryside Code video
Download the DofE article on the Environment
Download the DofE article on Sustainable Expeditions
Link to the Highway Code