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 14th July
-Expeditions are as per Programme page

Bronze Parents Pre-Expedition Information event slides
CELEBRATORY FUNDRAISING EVENT & CEILIDH in aid of local Mountain Rescue teams raised £600! Many thanks to all who contributed, attended and helped in any way. Well done to our wonderful Golds!
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 the 5th year Gold team who completed their Qualifying Expedition today - well done to Andrew, Ewan, Liam, Hendrik, Fatma, Megan and their team Supervisor, Phil, ably assisted by Trevor and Guy. Thanks also to Ron their Assessor!
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