Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join?
Just visit the contact page and get in touch?
How much does it cost
Depends what you want to do!
How old do I need to be to start the Gold Award
16 years
Do I have to have completed a Bronze and Silver Level Award before I can start my Gold?
No. If you have completed a Silver Award then the time it takes to achieve your Gold is reduced to 12 months.  The majority of our members are ‘direct entry’, that is start their Gold without having undertaken either Bronze or Silver level Awards
Can we pay for trips and membership by cheque?
Yes, please make them payable to Canterbury Gold and send to Canterbury Gold, c/o 11 St Lawrence Road, Canterbury, CT1 3EY
Can I pay for trips and membership by bank transfer
Yes!

Account details for Expeditions are:
Account name: Canterbury Gold Expeditions
Bank: Santander
Sort Code: 09-01-28
Account number: 01109062

For membership:
Account name:  Canterbury Gold
Bank:  Santander
Sort Code:  09-01-28
Account number:  00782163

Can I do my Expedition in the UK?
Yes of course, you create your Award the way you want.  However we do not offer Expeditions in the UK but we have worked with the following providors:

KCC Youth Service – http://www.kent.gov.uk/education_and_learning/kent_youth_service/duke_of_edinburgh.aspx
Tonbridge Gold – http://www.tonbridgegold.co.uk/
Lupine Adventures – http://www.lupineadventure.co.uk/
ICYUK – http://www.icyuk.co.uk/

Please note that we do not endorse any provider – you must ensure that they are providing an appropriate Expedition