Award Operators receive access to our Handbook, Expedition Guide, the “Toolbox” and the international Award Community after participating in the Program Course.

Basic Documents & Other Resources


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Registration Form / Parental Consent
For official registration as a participant. To be kept at the school/Award Operator. The submission of the completed document to the Award Leader is a prerequisite for the Award Operator to confirm registration via the Online Record Book.
For independent participants: please choose the appropriate form and send the completed and signed form to The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Germany e.V. (via email). Upon receipt, the independent participant’s registration on the Online Record Book will be authorised.
Please adapt the information templates for parents and participants according to your organisation’s needs.
October 28, 2021
Order Form for Material from the Award Shop

To order material from our “Shop”. Please fill out and send by email to [email protected]

January 2022
Handbook and Expeditions Guide

Both handbooks and expedition guide are provided at the programme course.

Award Leaders may also access the latest versions via the Award Community (Group: Duke in Germany). After registering to the Award Community please place a request to join our Group: “Duke in Germany”.

January 2021
Online Record Book (ORB) - User Guides

The User Guides explain how to use the Online Record Book.

Level Planer (optional)

To plan the personal programme on the different levels.

22. März 2020
Challenge Target

Mentoring tool to help you plan a personal DofE program.

23. Oktober 2018
15 Requirements for Expeditions

These conditions must be met for an expedition to be recognised.

10. März 2020
Expedition Training Syllabus

Framework for the Expedition Training.

2. August 2019
Expedition Planner

Supports participants with their first ideas for their expedition.

Topographic Maps 1:25.000

Each Federal State offers a service to buy or download topographic maps. Please find the example for Berlin-Brandenburg right here, for more links please switch to German as language setting.

August 2021
Virtual Expeditions

Should expeditions not be permitted, it is possible for participants to undertake a virtual expedition. Please also refer to the Corona Regulations above.

Planner Expedition (optional)

Supports the planning of expeditions.

3. November 2018
Route Card

Used for detailed planning of the expedition and, together with the map, represents the central elements of any expedition. Is also a core element of supervision planning.

25. September 2018
Evaluation of Group Activity

To evaluate an expedition – can serve as a basis for planning the final expedition, especially after the practice expedition.

25. September 2018
Expedition Kit - Packing list

Overview of equipment that may be required.

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Requirements for Award Operators
November 2021