Duke of edinburgh

SHARE is proud to be affiliated with the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and Gaisce The President’s Award.

SHARE is an Approved Activity Provider and has extensive experience in assiting young people to complete their awards. We have over 30 years experience and qualified staff including supervisors and assessors to help you complete all elements of your award, from the expedition, to learning a new skill, to completing your residential.

SHARE is located on Upper Lough Erne and can support expeditions by canoe, kayak or sail. We can provide equipment and transport for groups of any size, and help you to select interesting and available routes, which fulfill award criteria.

SHARE is offering young people the opportunity to complete their Duke of Edinburgh Expedition via Canoe/Kayak on stunning Upper Lough Erne and further afield using Europe’s greatest inland waterway system, the Shannon-Erne Waterway.

SHARE is an Approved Activity Provider and has developed a number of Expedition Packages to enable young people, youth groups and schools to achieve their Duke of Edinburgh Award in a timely and cost-effective manner. SHARE can provide all elements of expedition side of things and will provide safety supervision for all on water activities, however groups must have a pastoral group leader should any pastoral issues arise.

All of the below packages are flexible and can be tailored to meet group size, demand or special requirements.

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Package

One Training Weekend Saturday and Sunday:

Three 2 1/2 hour canoe or kayak sessions
Full instruction and training by BCU instructors

(Optional Friday evening sessions can be added)

Camping at SHARE
One 1 hour session in camp craft
TWO Expedition Weekend Saturday to Sunday:

Canoe or Kayak Hire
Drop out to start and route*
Waterproofing equipment for boats
Duke of Ed Assessor OR Supervisior
SHARE can also providing transport, tents and other camping equipment for an additional cost.

PRICE: £150 per person, based on a minimum group of 6

Silver Duke of Expedition Package

One Training Weekend Friday Afternoon to Sunday:

Three 2 1/2 hour canoe or kayak sessions
Full instruction and training by BCU instructors
Two nights camping at SHARE
Two 1 hour evening sessions in camp craft
TWO Expedition Weekend Friday to Sunday:

Canoe or Kayak Hire
Drop out to start and route*
Waterproofing equipment for boats
Duke of Ed Assessor OR Supervisior
SHARE can also providing transport, tents and other camping equipment for an additional cost.

PRICE: £180 per person, based on a group of 6

Gold Expedition Package

One Training Weekend Friday AM to Sunday:

Five 2 1/2 hour canoe or kayak sessions
Full instruction and training by BCU instructors
Two nights camping at SHARE
Two 1 hour evening sessions in camp craft
TWO Expedition Four Days:

Canoe or Kayak Hire
Equipment Drop/Pick Up out to start and route*
Waterproofing equipment for boats
Duke of Ed Assessor OR Supervisior
SHARE can also providing transport, tents and other camping equipment for an additional cost. Direct entrants to Gold may be subject to a skills assessment before the expedition and may be required to undertake further training.

*within operating area

PRICE: £210 per person, based on a group of 6

EXTRAS AND ADDITIONAL OPTIONS:

Extras and Additional Options:

-SHARE accommodation if required, from £15 per night

-Transport both to and from SHARE as well as expedition transport if required. Each package includes an equipment drop off within SHARE’s operating area (detailed overleaf). If expeditions extend outside of this area, there will be a small charge added.

-Free use of the Bothy and campsite on Trannish Island

-Opportunity for participants to complete 1/2 star paddling qualifications (approx. £6 for certificate)

-Catering options starting from £4 per person per hot meal

-SHARE will help to design routes and provided insight into worthwhile expedition studies.

Contact SHARE on 028 67722122 or info@sharevillage.org to discuss your expedition and available dates.

2019 Duke Of Edinburgh Expedition Booking Form

Looking for a unique and exciting place to complete you Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award Residential? Why not come to SHARE for a week and join in. We are a Duke of Edinburgh Award Approved Activity Provider and have over 30 years of experience working with Volunteers.

Halloween Work Camp

Sunday 28th October – Monday 1st November 2018

Helping with the set up and running of our very popular Halloween Event.  Activities include painting, making decorations, helping with craft activities, decorating our cruiser and setting up the spooky forest trails.

£110 per person includes food and accommodation.

This is a very popular residential so sign up today! For more information email helen@sharevillage.org or call 028 67722122

Dates for the below summer 2019 camps to be released soon!

Work Camp
Involves working with our staff to run a large camping event. Work will involve helping to serve meals, tidying up after meals, helping to organise groups and assist with activities.

£110 per person includes food and accommodation

Summer Activity Residential at SHARE July 2018
This is a 5 day activity residential programme interacting with the international students who are at SHARE to learn English. You will participate in daily outdoor water and land activities. This residential is charged at £160 per week includes food, accommodation and activities. Summer Activity Residential at SHARE runs for 4 weeks, giving you a great choice of dates:

£160 per person including accommodation and food and activities

Summer Work Camp

These are 5 day residential working on maintenance projects on site, according to what is required at the time to be fixed or maintained, for example painting, gardening, mountain bike maintenance. Other duties may involve washing dishes, serving meals, seasonal event set up and help for short periods with a family that requires extra help and company throughout the day.

More dates may be released!

£110 per person includes food and accommodation

Carer/Companion Residentials
The carer / companion residentials are a 7 day residential. A group of you will spend the week befriending an adult who is in a wheel chair. You will be required to help with meals and other basic day to day tasks.

Activity Buddy Residential 
This residential involves working with a group who have disabilities, we are looking for people who have musical / drama skills or who would be able to help out with activities and be a buddy to some of the participants. There will be plenty of activity to keep you busy!

£110 per person includes food and accommodation

Contact Helen to discuss your chosen residential and availability on 028 67722122 or email helen@sharevillage.org

Do you live locally?
Throughout the year we have opportunities for people to get involved and Volunteer
at Share. We are always looking for people to help out on a regular basis during our busy season (April to September).

Potential opportunities include:
– Helping on our cruiser (Saturday or Sunday)
– Equipment Store and Canoe Hire
– Maintenance
– Care and Companion
– Event
– Outdoor Activities
– Within our Leisure Suite or Reception

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU!

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