Who is it for
Explorer Scouts, Young Leaders, and Network who want to undertake Chief Scout’s Diamond Award, and
Queen’s Scout Award, These awards can include DoE Expeditions in 2019.
Individuals, members of small
Units, or members of Units that are not normally able to offer expeditions are particularly welcome.
Explorer Diamond/ DoE Silver Age
Minimum 15 on 12 April 2019. Maximum 18 on 28th August 2019.
Queens Scout/ DoE Gold Age Limits:
Minimum 16 on 1 January 2019. Maximum: born on or after 6th September 1994 (under 25 at end of
qualifying expedition+ 9 days to complete project).
Please note that these are strenuous activities. If you have any health issues or disability that need to be
taken into account in the programme you are very welcome. do not be put off, but please do inform us at time of booking.
Aims of NIEX
The programme will operate at 2 levels:
a. all training and qualifying expedition for Explorer Diamond Award/ DoE Silver or:
b. all training for Queen’s Scout Award/ DoE Gold.
A qualifying Queen’s Scout Award/ DoE Gold expedition opportunity will be offered in August 2019
in the Lake District, England or Cairngorms, Scotland (Provisional dates will be 22nd – 27th August)
See NIEX2019 Info and Booking Form for more info and booking forms