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 of the signed form and the appropriate fee for independent participation, the 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
Information for Bronze Participants (German)

A guide for Bronze participants to answer their most frequent questions.

November 2022
Licence Application and criteria for Award Operators

Award Operators ensure their compliance to these criteria.

September 2022
Order Form for Material from the Award Shop

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

More Brand material can be found in the Award Brand Centre. In case of interest, please contact our association.

January 2022
Handbook and Expeditions Guide

All handbooks and expedition guides 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
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
Meal Planner
October 2020
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
List of Emergency Numbers

Template for emergency numbers on expeditions.

October 2020
Example of topographic maps

Map of an expedition area in the Uckermark, consisting of sheets 2848 Gerswalde, 2849 Warnitz, 2748 Haßleben and 2749 Potzlow, all available at or well-stocked (travel) bookshops.

The sheets can be glued together. Then an area for Adventurous Journeys is identified and cut out while retaining the coordinates on the side.

In this way, schools can compile their expedition areas as a copy template.






November 2022
Template for Expedition Consent

This template is for reference only and does not relieve Award Operators of the responsibility to create their own consent form adapted to the particular Adventurous Journey and school internal requirements.

November 2022
Expedition Kit - Packing list

Overview of equipment that may be required.

(c) DofE UK

Flyer Duke Award
Duke Award Presentation (German)

This presentation is aimed at school administrators, teachers, school social work professionals and parents.

Duke Presentation for Participants

This presentation in PowerPoint format is aimed at participants and can be adapted by Award Operators.

Logo for Award Operators and Brand Guidelines

This logo may only be used by licensed Award Operators in accordance with the Brand Guidelines.
The Brand Centre is available to Award Operators for the printing of other marketing items, please contact us if you are interested.

November 2022