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 25th August
Expeditions are as per Programme page
Bronze meetings restart 25th/27th August
Silver teams 1st/3rd September
raised over £660 for local Mountain Rescue teams!
Many thanks to all who contributed, attended and helped. Well done to our wonderful Golds. Our Bronzes have been helping too adding another £200!
Congratulations to the 3 BRONZE TEAMS who have completed their Qualifying Expeditions. Good luck to the 7 teams out this weekend. Bronze Parents Pre-Expedition Information event slides
Thursday Bronze maps for drivers (Days 1 & 2)

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


5 Silver teams plan to complete their Qualifying Expeditions early September
Congratulations to the four Gold teams who have completed their Qualifying Expedition! Huge thank you to their Supervisors and Assessors too
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