The expedition section presents an exciting Challenge to Award Participants to under take a venture with a specific purpose in an unfamiliar environment.
Organising, planning, training and completing the final venture requires team work, self-reliance, determination and co-operation, as well as encouraging individual qualities. Young people are encouraged to develop an awareness of their environment and the importance of protecting it. During expedition an Entrant also learns about camping, safety precautions, food & cooking, casualty code, map reading, use of compass and observation recording etc. The following is the chart showing minimum time scale of activities in four compulsory sections required for each level of Awards.
Female Entrants may have their night stay at their homes during expeditions.