DofE Expedition presentation at your school to introduce the expedition section. We recommend inviting parents to this presentation, giving them an opportunity to meet us and ask initial questions. Simply let us know your preferred date.
A full time expedition programme manager. Based at A to Z Expeditions HQ, they will provide you with continuing support throughout your expedition programme. Your questions answered quickly!
Comprehensive pre-expedition paperwork pack for participants and parents, including consent forms, kit lists etc.
Assistance with expedition paperwork. We will complete operating authority notifications, green forms and risk assessments.
High quality training, delivered at your school – we employ experienced instructors, the majority of whom hold a minimum of a summer mountain leader qualification. They all hold the relevant first aid qualifications and are DBS checked. All instructors are vetted and trained by us before working on expeditions.
Parents Q&A at the end of training – let us answer their questions for you.
Training materials and helpful handouts for participants.
Group kit for expeditions – tents, stoves (with gas), group first aid kits, group shelters and maps.
All supervision and developmental training throughout the programme (during the day and overnight). Our goal is to help young people develop their personal and practical skills as much as possible during their time with us, both as individuals and as part of their team. Our expeditions are about much more than ticking a box.
Accredited assessors for the qualifying expedition.
Trackers – issued to every team. An A to Z Head Office Member will be able to locate teams quickly should they have a problem or take a wrong turn. This will not effect how our instructors supervise groups.
1 free pupil premium place for every 20 paying participants.
Campsite fees for participants.