About the Award
Who can take part in the Award?
The Award is available to all young people aged 14 to 24. It is voluntary, non-competitive, enjoyable and balanced, and requires sustained effort over time. The Award encourages young people to design their own programme of activities, set their own goals and challenge themselves to achieve their aims.
What is involved?
There are three levels to the Award:
For those over 14 years.
6 months minimum participation.
For those over 15 years.
12 months minimum participation.
For those over 16 years.
18 months minimum participation.
Each level of the Award has four sections:
Participants broaden their experience by staying in an unfamiliar environment with other people, taking part in a worthwhile project and building new relationships.
Gold level only