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Duke of Edinburgh Award Set To Host Fun Day

Duke of Edinburgh Award Set To Host Fun Day

The The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bermuda is getting set to host an Expedition Relay Challenge and Community Fun Day, with the event to include a variety of attractions, including Bermuda’s newly available first mobile zip line. The event will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 2.00pm through 5.00pm on the Government House Lawn,... Read more of this article

DofE: 200 Young People Trekking Across Island

DofE: 200 Young People Trekking Across Island

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bermuda [DofE] said that approximately two hundred young people from various Duke of Edinburgh Award Units will be trekking across the island from Friday morning, March 6th to Sunday afternoon, March 8th. A spokesperson said, “The motoring public is asked to please slow down and use caution when you... Read more of this article

Duke Of Edinburgh Award Thanks RUBiS

Duke Of Edinburgh Award Thanks RUBiS

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bermuda is offering its thanks to both RUBiS Energy Bermuda and members of the public for supporting the Award’s inaugural “Season of Giving” promotion that ran throughout the month of December 2014. The promotion saw sponsorship from nine of the island’s local RUBiS dealers, including Dowling’s... Read more of this article

Duke Of Edinburgh Training Day Postponed

Duke Of Edinburgh Training Day Postponed

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bermuda BEST Joint Training Day for all bronze participants has been postponed due to the threat of Hurricane Gonzalo. A spokesperson said, “Participants and parents will be notified of the alternative BEST training date as soon as possible. Questions, comments or concerns should be addressed to the... Read more of this article

The Award Fundraising Begins With Tag Day

The Award Fundraising Begins With Tag Day

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bermuda [The Award] is launching an ongoing fundraising campaign, starting with a centrally located Tag Day on Friday, July 11. The Award’s patrons, Governor George Fergusson and Mrs. Fergusson, were the first to lend their support by making a donation to purchase the first set of tags from two current... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Duke of Edinburgh Reps

Minister Meets With Duke of Edinburgh Reps

Earlier this week, the Acting Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley welcomed representatives from The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award to discuss the programme and its importance in Bermuda and worldwide. Joining Minister Dunkley at Wednesday’s meeting was Wayne Scott, Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, MP Leah... Read more of this article

Duke Of Edinburgh’s International Award Recap

Duke Of Edinburgh’s International Award Recap

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award was recently held in Bermuda in order to congratulate more than two hundred bronze and silver participants from BHS, MSA, and Saltus who pounded the pavement and the railway trails from St. George’s to Dockyard for their adventurous journey throughout the month of March. These fourteen to sixteen year... Read more of this article

Twenty Eight Young People Receive Gold Awards

Twenty Eight Young People Receive Gold Awards

On Tuesday [June 25], 28 young people were presented with their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award by Governor George Fergusson at Government House. The Gold Award is the highest level of the Award Programme and for a participant to complete their Gold Award they must commit to either a minimum of 12 months of Community Service, 12 months of Physical Recreation... Read more of this article

Duke Of Edinburgh Awards Ceremony

Duke Of Edinburgh Awards Ceremony

The Fairmont Hamilton Princess will on Sunday [Dec. 4] host The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards presentations for close to 260 young people who are attaining either their Bronze or Silver medals. Each have achieved their awards by undertaking various physical and community-based activities. “Many have worked with children, the elderly, the sick or... Read more of this article

Stacee Smith: Youth Conference In Kenya

Stacee Smith: Youth Conference In Kenya

[Written by Stacee Smith] I never would’ve thought that my involvement in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme since the age of fourteen, would’ve lead to a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend a youth conference in Kenya! From September 2nd to 16th of this year Jovanna Douglas and I were selected as delegates for the International Gold... Read more of this article

Award Winners Head To Conference In Kenya

Award Winners Head To Conference In Kenya

This September, The Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme will host what is known as the ‘International Gold Event’ (IGE) – a youth led leadership conference for selected Gold Award holders from around the world. A Bermuda contingent will attend the conference in Kenya, and anyone interested in donating materials for Kenyan schools is welcome to... Read more of this article

Duke of Edinburgh Participants Head to Germany

Duke of Edinburgh Participants Head to Germany

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Bermuda will partner with Das Internationale Jugendprogramm [the Award Programme in Germany] for the 2011 Overseas Qualifying Journey/Residential Project for Gold Participants. Lead by Award Leader Sonia Waldron and Award Chair Kenneth Bartram, both Gold Alumni themselves, 28 participants will head to Germany from... Read more of this article

Royal Couple Visits Co-Educational Facility

Royal Couple Visits Co-Educational Facility

HRH the Earl of Wessex and HRH the Countess of Wessex visited the Co-Educational Facility in Ferry Reach yesterday morning [Mar.17] where they met seven trainees who are currently enrolled in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.Among them was 19-year-old Jaymi Edwards, who has earned both his bronze and silver awards and is aspiring to complete the... Read more of this article