• Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions Bronze Girls
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions Bronze Navigation
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions Canoe Golds
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions Canoe assessed
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions cycling
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions walking
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions sea kayaking
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions Gold walking swaledale
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions Silver Canoe river Ouse

Welcome to Joy of Adventure
JoyofAdventure  was  aims to inspire young people and their teachers to go on adventures. Our aim is that your expedition with us will begin a life time of journeys all over the world either by foot, canoe or bike!

JoyofAdventure is delighted to be able to offer open canoe expeditions with protacols in place to ensure socail distancing

JoyofAdventure is set up to support local schools to  run their  DofE expeditions or  for  young people to join expeditions where their schools dont offer them.

JoyofAdventure believes in the benefits to young people of learning in the outdoors and is passionate about equipping and training teachers and students so that they are able to competently and safely work in the outdoors, particularly through the DofE award scheme.

JoyofAdventure works with highly qualified staff. All staff are experienced outdoor professionals with a wealth of experience of working both with young people and adults in the outdoors.

JoyofAdventure is an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) of the DofE Award and has a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Adventure Activity Licence (AAL).We also have the Visit England Covid 19 ‘Good to Go’ kite mark.

JoyofAdventure includes the First Aid Centre Applied First Aid which is an accredited Immediate Temporary Care (ITC) Centre offering a number of accredited First Aid Certificates which are Ofqual regulated and meet the meet HSE standards for due diligence for First Aid providers. All certificates are valid for 3 years.

Talk to us about what you want to achieve.  Contact dofe@joyofadventure.co.uk

Working with young people in the outdoors provides them with lots of benefits including:

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Organisations we have worked with recently include:

  • Cambridge Academic Partnership
  • Hills Road Sixth form
  • Impington Village College
  • University of Cambridge Faculty of Education
  • Bottisham Village College
  • Netherhall School, Cambridge
  • Comberton Village College
  • Kesgrave High School Suffolk
  • County Upper Bury St Edmunds
  • St Benedicts Catholic School Bury St Edmunds
  • Royal Grammar School Worcestershire
  • The Leys School, Cambridge
  • Outlook Expeditions
  • Expeditions Wales
  • Bedford High School
  • Arete Outdoor Centre

What’s coming up?

Open Gold DofE Canoe Expeditions

We are delighted to be able to offer socially distanced Open Canoe Expeditions in the Summer of 2020.

Open Gold Training and Practice Expedition2020 :

Friday July 10th to Sunday July 13th

Saturday July 11th to Monday July 14th

Friday July 17th to Sunday July 19th

Saturday July 18th to Monday July 20th

Open Gold Assessed Expedition 2020:

Tuesday July 21st to Friday July 24th

Wednesday July 22nd to Saturday July 25th

Monday August 24th to Thursday July 27th

Tuesday August 25th to Friday August 28th

Open Silver Training and Practice Expedition 2020 :

Wednesday 2nd September to Friday 4th September

Thursday 3rd September to Saturday 5th September

Open Silver Assessed Expeditions 2020 

Tuesday July 28th to Thursday July 30th 

Wednesday July 29th to  Friday 31st 

 Saturday August 29th to  Monday 31st 

Sunday August 30th to Monday  September 1st

Open Gold DofE Canoe training ( land based)

17th and 18th October 2020 Lode CB25 9HF

Open Gold Canoe training and Practice Expedition

27th to 29th March 2021 Little Ouse River and Wissy from Hockwold

8th to 10th April 2021 River Severn from Monford Bridge

Open Gold Assessed Expedition

2nd to 6th May 2021 UK River

June 29th to July 3rd 2021 UK River ( Hills Road Sixth Expedition option)

End of August 2021 Overseas Gold Canoe Assesssed expedition location to be decided but the group.

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Contact dofe@joyofadventure.co.uk for future dates.

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