Kayak

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

specialty Duke Of Edinburgh
Rates: $1095 Gold, $950 Silver, plus GST
Dates: March, July, August
Age: 14 - 24
Call 604.929.2268 to book & inquire

Information

Our Duke of Edinburgh camps provide young adults the opportunity to spend time on the water with others, completing a self-propelled kayak expedition up the Indian Arm. They will learn kayak skills including basic strokes, wet exits, intro to balancing and bracing and kayak journeying.

Each session includes a preliminary training day and works toward the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. More information can be found on the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award website here.

  • Participants spend 5 days, 4 nights completing their Adventurous Journey in Indian Arm.
  • Build camping skills and learn about environmental awareness
  • Marine navigation skills including chart reading, tides and currents and marine weather forecasts
  • 4 night camping out on Indian Arm
  • The trip satisfies Gold or Silver Adventurous Journey, as well as the practice journey.

For the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award,  teens aged 13-16 can participate in our Teen Adventure Camp which you can find out more about by clicking here.

Rates

Gold Trip = $1095 plus GST per participant

Silver Trip = $950 plus GST per particpant

This price includes the following:

-Kayak and all kayak specific safety gear

-Breakfast and dinner (purchased by Deep Cove Kayak, prepared by participants)

-Experienced and certified Kayak Guides for duration of the trip

Dates & Times

Silver Award
Saturday March 17th training day 9am. – 3pm.
Practice Journey and Qualifying Journey combined
Monday March 19th,  9am. – Friday March 23,  2pm.

Gold Award
July 7th Training day 9am. -3pm.
Practice Journey and Qualifying journey combined
July 8, 9am. – July 13th, 2pm.

Silver Award
Saturday July 14th Training day 9am. – 3pm.
Practice Journey and Qualifying Journey combined
Monday July 16, 9am. -Friday July 20th, 2pm.

Silver Award
Saturday July 28th Training Day 9am. – 3pm.
Practice Journey and Qualifying Journey combined
Sunday July 30th, 9am. – Friday Aug. 3rd. 2pm.

Silver Award
Saturday Aug. 11th Training day 9am.-3pm.
Practice Journey and Qualifying journey combined
Monday Aug. 13th, 9am. -Friday Aug. 17th, 2pm.

Gold Award
Saturday Aug. 25th, Training day 9am. – 3pm.
Practice Journey and Qualifying Journey combined
Sunday Aug. 26th, 9am. – Friday Aug 31st. 2pm.

Prerequisite

Please note that all official registrations and paperwork required for Duke of Edinburgh documentation must be provided by each participant and are not the responsibility of Deep Cove Kayak Centre.

More information can be found on the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award website here.

Extra Info

Deep Cove Kayak will provide all kayaking equipment and camping cookware including stoves, fuel, pots & pans.

If you need info on what to wear or bring with you check out our What to Bring page.

If you need additional info on our safety or cancellation policies, check out our Additional Info page.

If you have any other questions, see if they are already answered on our FAQ page or call us at 604.929.2268.