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 24th May
- Bronze & Silver meetings are 2nd & 4th June

Bronze Parents Pre-Expedition Information event slides

KEEP THE DATE: celebratory Fundraising Event & Ceilidh in aid of local Mountain Rescue teams on Saturday 4th July from 7pm to 10pm at the Ashdale Hall - ticket information soon

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

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 
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