DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARDS

Our Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme is ran through the Youth Zone everyday as part of Senior and Junior sessions.

Sign up to the programme anytime you want and get going straight away, you can plan your own programme and decide when and where to do your skill, physical and volunteering sections of the programme. You’re in control!

The DofE team here at Wigan Youth Zone will arrange training, practice and any qualifying expeditions for you – to make it even easier.

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We also provide 1-2-1 support through arranged meetings, email and telephone contact as well as access via the DofE system. We’ll also lend you all the specialist equipment you need for any expeditions!

We offer all the following awards here at Wigan Youth Zone;

  • Bronze (for 13 year olds providing you turn 14 in your current school year)
  • Silver (for 14 year olds providing you turn 15 in your current school year)
  • Gold (for 16 year olds).

WHEN IS THE SESSION ON?

Offered everyday as part of Senior and Junior Sessions. See our session times

So what are you waiting for – get down to Wigan Youth Zone and find out more about the Duke Of Edinburgh Awards here for members!

  • Flogert Cera, 16

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


    “I love my time at Wigan Youth Zone, I’ve gained loads of confidence and thank all the youth work staff for their help!”
    Sabrina, 13
  • Stephanie, 16

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      “I love coming to Wigan Youth Zone, joining in activities and to get out the house – I’ve met tons of new friends”
    Stephanie, 16
  • Adam, 23

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    “Since attending the Youth Zone, I’ve become more confident, made new friends and even got a job through the employability course!”
    Adam, 23
  • Danny, 11

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


      “I love the Youth Zone especially the Skate Park. My confidence has grown so much that now I even enter tournaments!”
    Danny, 11
  • Nathan, 18

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


      “The Gym at Wigan Youth Zone has had an important impact on my life – making me stronger, fitter and healthier.”
    Nathan, 18