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At 863 Squadron Air Cadets, we believe in empowering our members to reach for the stars and achieve greatness. The Duke of Edinburgh's Award,  program is the perfect platform for cadets to embark on a transformative journey of personal growth and adventure. We proudly offer opportunities to pursue the Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels of the DofE and Crest award, each presenting unique challenges and rewards.



🥉 Bronze Award: For our enthusiastic newcomers, the Bronze DofE Award is the first step towards self-discovery and adventure. Undertake exciting activities, engage in volunteering initiatives, develop new skills, and embark on a thrilling two-day expedition. This level sets the foundation for your DofE journey and encourages you to embrace the spirit of exploration.
🥈 Silver Award: As you progress, the Silver DofE Award presents more significant challenges and opportunities to shine. Push your limits with a three-day expedition, engage in meaningful community service, and further develop your skills and talents. The Silver level fosters resilience and determination, preparing you for greater accomplishments ahead.
🥇 Gold Award: The pinnacle of the DofE program, the Gold Award, is a testament to your dedication, leadership, and character. This prestigious level challenges you to complete a five-day expedition in remote and wild terrains, make a positive impact through volunteering, and excel in personal development. Achieving the Gold Award is a remarkable accomplishment and opens doors to a bright future.
Beyond the incredible adventures and skills gained, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award instills a sense of achievement and confidence that stays with you for a lifetime. As you progress through each level, you'll be unlocking opportunities to lead, serve, and inspire others, setting a shining example for your peers and community.
Join us at 863 Squadron Air Cadets and seize the DofE opportunities that await you. We're here to support your journey, celebrate your achievements, and watch you grow into a confident and accomplished individual.
Discover your true potential with the DofE program, and soar to new heights in both your personal and Air Cadets journey!


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