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DofE Award Outdoor Activity based Gold residential

Developing in a sport or a variety of sports is a great way to spend a week.  Whether you are already competent mountain biker or a wanna-be outdoor all-rounder, our list of activity based gold residential weeks will be of interest.  You will spend the week with a group of others, making new friends and learning new skills in a residential environment.

Adventure Activity Weeks

A 4 or 5 night multi activity week designed to help you develop a range of outdoor activities. 
Download a sample Abenethy Ardeonaig programme HERE

  • 17 - 21 July 2017 (Boys only) | £282 | Abernethy Ardeonaig | T: 01567 820523 or e-mail us
  • 07 - 11 August 2017 | £282 | Abernethy Ardeonaig | T: 01567 820523 or e-mail us
  • 14 - 18 August 2017 | £282 | Abernethy Barcaple | T: 01557 820261 or e-mail us

Adventure Plus

A full on 7 night camp filled with masses of outdoor activities at Abernethy Nethybridge
Find out MORE.

Wild Adventure

New for 2017!  Abernethy Ardgour are running a camp encourages embracing the outdoors.  The week includes a one day first aid certificate and a night of wild camping.  Download a sample programme HERE.

  • 23 - 28 July 2017 | £364 | Abernethy Ardgour | T: 01967 411222 or e-mail us

Spey Descent 

New for 2017!  Ran by Abernethy Ardgour (but passing very close to our Nethybridge centre), join us on a fantastic paddle down the Spey.

  • 30 July - 4th August 2017 | £298 | Abernethy Ardgour | T: 01967 411222 or e-mail us

Scottish Gravity Camp

5 nights away from home for already competent mountain bikers.
Download a sample programme HERE.  Find out MORE.

  • 30 July - 04 August 2017 | £364 | Abernethy Ardgour | T: 01967 411222 or e-mail us


  • These camps are available to a range of age groups, even if you are not participating in the DofE Award Scheme
  • There must be at least 5 participants on a DofE residential

If you are using public transport, please inform the centre of your travel times on booking so we can arrange to pick you up.

About Abernethy

Abernethy operates 4 Christian adventure activity centres and a bunkhouse in Scotland along with a Swiss winter ski base.  The Abernethy staff team are all Christians and are here to provide a comfortable, welcoming and memorable experience to all who visit.  We are a charitable trust - with Christian values at the core of our service.  Our dependence is on God and prayer underpins everything we do.  DofE residential participants should be sympathetic to our Christian ethos.  As part of their evening programme, residential participants attend an Explore presentation by the Abernethy Team.  Abernethy operates a no smoking, no alcohol policy.

Further information

Booking terms and conditions

Please contact the centre of your choice for information on how to book your residential.

Abernethy Ardeonaig | Abernethy Ardgour | Abernethy Barcaple | Abernethy Nethybridge