Take on a challenge for the DofE

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is excited to announce the DofE Challenge 2017: your chance to push yourself out of your comfort zone and raise money for the DofE Charity.
Everyone’s invited to take part, no matter what your age or ability.

Register to achieve something you’ve always wanted to do but never quite managed. Or get your family, friends or colleagues together for a team challenge: creating a truly memorable shared experience.

Choose your challenge

It doesn’t matter what you do: as long as you find it a challenge, it counts.

Registration costs just £20 per person (£15 for under 18s). Every Challenger will receive a limited-edition t-shirt and fundraising pack to support you along your journey.

Achieve your goal!

Complete your challenge, raise at least £60 for the DofE and earn your exclusive DofE Challenge 2017 pin and certificate.

Change a life

Jon was a young offender who was offered the chance to do his DofE while in prison. Through the programme he discovered a passion for cooking and now runs his own catering company.

By supporting the DofE, you’ll enable more young people like Jon start their journey toward self-discovery, self-belief and success.

Read Jon’s Story

Challenge ideas

Extreme

A night on top of the O2

TV presenter Julia Bradbury stepped outside of her comfort zone and spent a cold and windy night camping on top of the O2 as her Challenge.

Skill

60 cakes for 60 years

Sarah baked 60 cakes from 60 recipe books. Her children, who do the DofE through the Scouts, were grateful recipients of the results.

Physical

Three peaks in 33 hours

Robert took on the hardest physical challenge he had ever attempted: climbing the Welsh Three Peaks (Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen-Y-Fan) over one weekend.

Extreme

Skydiving Grandma

Alma enjoyed an exhilarating experience jumping out of an airplane at 1,200ft as part of her family’s team challenge.

Skill

Boat building

John built a traditional Greenland skin-on frame kayak and used it for a 4-day sea expedition.

Physical

Palace to Palace

A team from RSM travelled by foot, bike and boat from Hampton Court Palace to Buckingham Palace via Kensington Palace: a challenging 12-mile route through London.