Westhill Open Award Group
WesthillDoE@aol.co.uk

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 24th August
WHAT'S HAPPENING NEXT: 
Bronze teams out 23-24 August meet on Tuesday 26th or Thursday 28th to return kit, agree date for presentation of aim of expedition and confirm whether continuing to Silver
 
NEW! This year's Enrolment Event is on Thursday 25th September at 4.30pm, Westhill Community Centre

CONGRATULATIONS to our Gold teams:
John's Gold team overcame challenging conditions to complete their Practice Expedition this weekend - 
well done Tina, Ellen, Emily, Ellen,
Jack, Kieran and leaders John and Calum. Pictured right are Ailsa, Donald, Eilidh, Jess, Matthew - and two of their supervisors Paul and Craig - on completing their qualifying expedition! Also thanks to John
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 12 BRONZE TEAMS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR QUALIFYING EXPEDITIONS!
 Many thanks to the Supervisors and Assessors who make it all possible - THANK YOU!
 

Huge thank you to all the volunteers who make these events possible - THANK YOU!
SILVER Expeditions
CONGRATULATIONS TO 4 SILVER TEAMS WHO COMPLETED THEIR PRACTICE EXPEDITIONS THIS WEEKEND! Well done to you and a huge thank you to your supervisors
GOLD Expeditions
 
Congratulations to HAYLEY (pictured 2nd from right)
who has completed her Gold Award! 
CAN WE HELP YOU?
Do you have volunteering opportunities for 14-23 year olds? Get in touch by emailing  WesthillDoE@aol.co.uk
HELP!
- 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
- 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!
 
      
 
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