• To discover a spirit of adventure and discovery whilst undertaking a journey in a group.








The Adventurous Journey is all about getting out there and going on an expedition or exploration in a challenging environment, with a clear purpose. More than any other Section of The Award, the Adventurous Journey is about team work and social connection.

It is about

  • Team work
  • Making social connections
  • Determination
  • Physical effort
  • Perseverance
  • Problem Solving
  • Cooperation
  • Taking away a unique experience!


Types of Adventurous Journeys

  • Expedition – a journey with a purpose! The focus is the mode of travel.
  • Exploration – a purpose with a journey! The focus is to observe and collect information relevant to the purpose.
  • Other Adventurous Journey – tends to require more innovation, creativity and challenge. Examples includes Cycling, Abseiling, Horse riding, etc