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Duke of Edinburgh International Award

posted Sep 14, 2017, 11:38 AM by Douglas Ratke

The Award concept is one of individual challenge to nurture inner pride and empower young leaders. The highest recognition a youth can receive in Canada, The Award encourages anyone between the ages of 14-25 to pursue a balance of extracurricular activities- encouraging personal discovery, growth, self-reliance, and perseverance. Young people challenge themselves by setting and working towards goals in four areas; Service to the community, Skill, Physical Fitness and an Adventurous journey. Completion of the Award enhances job, scholarship, and post-secondary school applications giving recipients a unique edge in today’s highly competitive environment.

If you would be interested in offering this to your group or learning more, please contact Southern Alberta Award Officer, Graham McKelvie –, 403-237-7476.

For more information, refer to the attached video link: