Westhill Open Award Group

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Welcome 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 November


Bronze and Silver programmes are available
Gold programme to be agreed between participants and

Congratulations to all the BRONZE TEAMS who have completed their Qualifying Expeditions! Well done and a huge thank you to your Supervisors and Assessors

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

Congratulations to all 5 Silver teams, their Supervisors and Assessors who completed Qualifying Expeditions this weekend. Very well done to you all!

Congratulations to the four Gold teams who have
completed their Qualifying Expeditions! Huge thank you
to their Supervisors and Assessor too

CAN WE HELP YOU? Do you have volunteering opportunities for 14-23 year olds? Get in touch by emailing  WesthillDoE@aol.co.uk
- help at Green Pastures cafe at the new church in Westhill: more info
We need donations of sandwiches for distribution to the homeless in Aberdeen every Tuesday
- community walled garden projec: more info
- UK wide opportunities: more info
- 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, and more!
- litter pick an area near your home
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!

We raised £900 for our 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!
Westhill Open Award Group is operated by qualified registered volunteers | Website designed and maintained by K MacLure © 2008-2015