We are a Duke of Edinburgh's Award Approved Activity Provider. Based in East Lothian, we offer land and water expeditions at all levels of the award.


We work closely with Community Groups, Schools and Individuals undertaking their DofE Programme, working hard to assist young people in achieving their objectives and developing new skills. Throughout their training and expedition modules participants are encouraged to accept real ownership of their DofE programme and continue this until completion of the Award.


Venturing Out C I C offers a wide range of activities that match the criteria of the DofE physical module and are able to offer these in a flexible manner. An example may be development of paddling skills, working towards BCU star awards or working through the Go Mountain Bike syllabus.


We have qualified assessors accredited by the DofE for all levels. Assessors are available to assess non associated groups as well as those who choose Venturing Out C I C as their provider.


We offer expeditions & training modules as follows:


Walking, Trail Cycling, Canoeing & Sea Kayaking


Included in the price:

  • Initial meeting and presentation.

  • Joining instruction pack including all relevant forms.

  • We will complete operating authority notifications, green forms and risk assessments.

  • Training by friendly, qualified and very experienced staff.

  • Supervision throughout the expeditions from very experienced and qualified staff.

  • Facilitation of the DofE training framework including route planning sessions and 1st aid training.

  • Accredited assessor for the qualifying expedition and the submission of assessor reports.

  • All expedition equipment including cycles, water craft and appropriate safety equipment

  • Camping Fees


Please get in touch to request our 2018 DofE Information pack.

Call 01875440247 / 07980000587 or email: enquiries@venturingout.org.uk

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Winner of the 'Community Impact Award' - Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce, Business Excellence Awards 2018