We could never neglect to mention the DofE society socials! We'll do our best to have the pleasure of running as many socials as we can in person with social distancing, making them no less epic and unforgettable than before. We've got all sorts of fun events like movie nights, going to the pub quiz, game nights (with our own customised DofE Top Trumps!), night hikes and of course drinking socials like (virtual!) circling! Even with current restrictions, we want to do our best to bring you amazing DofE socials online - check out our social calendar below to see what we've got in store for you this term!
They're free for anyone to come along to so please try 'em out, bring your friends along too and you certainly won't regret it!
Socials Our socials are the heart of our society! From night hikes to see the Kenilworth fireworks to traditional DofE pool socials to the advent of a whole new era of DofE Pop, there's something for the outdoorsy, the competitive and the excitable! And we've even adapted to covid: we've moved our socials online! Board games have become games nights, circling has gone virtual, and movie nights have become Netflix and destress nights - so we'd still love for you to join us!
Training Sessions From tent putting-up to map reading and bearings, our training sessions cover all the skills you'll need to do your expeditions with us! We might not be able to get the hot chocolate out this year, but we've still managed to take training sessions online! With amazing First Aid demonstrations from our exec and top-notch nutritional advice, our participants will still get all the training they need!
To all our participants: the next training session will be the one you've all been waiting for! We'll be updating you on all things expedition, from dates for your diaries to what equipment you'll need to get ready! If you're hoping to do your expeditions with the society, this training session is compulsory and we highly recommend you hit 'Going' on the event so you don't miss out on any important updates.
It's that time of year again: our AGM and Exec Elections are on the horizon! Things are going to run a bit differently this year, so make sure you read our guidance on how it will work if you want to have your say on the society's future or run for an exec position yourself. All of our advice and important deadlines can be found here - give it a read so you don't miss out!
We've got something special in the works for Week 9: a collaborative games night with the First Aid society! You'll get all the familiar games we know and love - from skribbl.io to Among Us - together with some brand new friendly faces! We'd love for you to join (both of!) us, so please make sure you hit 'Going' on the event to stay up-to-date and get that all important Teams link when the time comes!
Never Miss an Event
Want to keep up-to-date with all of our events? Then have a look at our Google calendar, download it to synchronise it with your own, and keep an eye on our Facebook events! We'd also recommend hitting 'Going' on any of the events that take your fancy, so that you get all the information you need - including those all important Teams links to join in!
**Many of the trips, socials and other activities mentioned above will be subject to covid-19 restrictions and may not be able to go ahead as usual. However, we're working as hard as we can to give you the best DofE experience possible within those restrictions! Help with the award will still be just as thorough, and we hope to run regular online events and maybe some socially distanced outdoor activities, depending on the guidance.**