Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award

What is the Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award?

The Duke of Edinburgh Award was created in 1956

  • to equip young people for life and work
  • to provide young people with opportunities to take on new ventures

2021: more than 130 countries have adopted The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award programme.

Over 8 million young people have participated worldwide.

NCEA Level 1 Unit Standards:


Registration fees:
      • Bronze and Silver – $86.25
      • Gold – $115
Extra Costs:
    • Adventurous Journey (Camp)
    • External Provider (D of E accredited; Health & Safety)
    • Other costs depend on which activities you choose for the other sections