Westhill Open Award Group

Duke of Ed logoWelcome to Westhill Open Award Group

We are a volunteer group registered with Aberdeenshire Council to train and support Duke of Edinburgh's Award participants aged 14-24 from the
local area aiming to complete their Bronze, Silver or Gold Award. If you've started your Award elsewhere and need help to finish it - get in touch!
LATEST NEWS updated 27th June
- Bronze & Silver meetings are as per Programme page

Bronze Parents Pre-Expedition Information event slides

CELEBRATORY FUNDRAISING EVENT & CEILIDH in aid of local Mountain Rescue teams on Saturday 4th July from 7pm to 10pm at the Ashdale Hall - email WesthillDoE@aol.co.uk for tickets

WANTED: your recipes (home & expedition); your memories and photos from expeditions, donations of raffle prizes, bottles and chocolate for tombolas!

10 BRONZE TEAMS are planning their Practice and Qualifying Expeditions this Summer
Congratulations to the 9 teams out last few weekends!

Huge thank you to all the volunteers who make these events possible - THANK YOU!


5 Silver teams are planning their Practice and Qualifying Expeditions this Summer  - well done to everyone who took part!
Congratulations to WENDY on completion of her Gold Award! We look forward to more Gold completions with
4 teams out this Summer

Do you have volunteering opportunities for 14-23 year olds? Get in touch by emailing  WesthillDoE@aol.co.uk
- We need donations of sandwiches for distribution to the homeless in Aberdeen every Tuesday
- What about fundraising for your favourite charity or a ShelterBox, DAWGS, Macmillan Cancer Support, CLAN, Youth Cafe?
- Help in Westhill at the Lawsondale café for SensationALL, Westhill & Skene Lions club monthly book sales, the monthly market at Ashdale Hall, the Art Project and more!
- help a conservation project: NTS, Bailies of Bennachie, Milton of Crathes railway, Woodend Barn café or garden?
- litter pick an area near your home
THANK YOU to our most recent generous sponsors:
Westhill & Elrick  Community Council have sponsored
Outdoor Pursuits First Aid training for Gold Award participants for a 3rd year in a row - thank you!
Westhill Open Award Group is operated by qualified registered volunteers | Website designed and maintained by K MacLure © 2008-2015