The Duke Of Edinburgh's Award


We are an approved provider of Residentials required to complete the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. To complete your residential we offer a choice of Surfing and Rowing camps. You'll have fun on the beach and on the water with the other guests and with our English speaking staff looking after you. From the moment you land in Portugal we'll there to help you make the most of the camp and provide all the accommodation, meals, transport, equipment, coaching you need to help you have a successful and fun camp.

Please note to comply with DofE rules, guests on a 5 day (4 nights) camps need to be with us by around 1pm or arrival day and remain with us until around 3pm on departure day.
Guests on 9 or 13 day camps need to be with us by 1pm on arrival day and can leave at any time on departure day. Start dates of 2024 camps are:

Week 1 Mon 15h July (5, 9 or 13 days)
Week 2 Fri 19th July (5 or 9 days)
Week 3 Tues 23rd July (5 days only)
Week 4 Tues 30th July (5 , 9 or 13 days)
Week 5 Sat 3rd Aug (5 or 9 days)
Week 6 Wed 7th Aug (5 days only)

Rowing will run only on weeks where there are sufficient numbers. Please register your interest and we will open the week(s) when we have at least the minimum number required.
We provide a free transfers by bus between Lisbon airport and Figueira on arrival and departure days. Departing groups arrive at Lisbon airport around 1pm and new arrivals depart the airport around 3pm Please note last day of camp is when return flights should be booked (not the day after !)

Please click on "Info, pricing and your details" to complete a google form as below to provide us your details but this is NOT a request for a place.

If you want to secure a slot, please go to our SHOP page and secure your slot by booking and making at least the initial payment.

We need you please in any case to complete a google form as we will attach it to your order.

Any questions on the process please do get in touch

Summer 2024 DofE Camps

A Typical Residential Week includes:

3, 6 or 9 days surfing or 3 days rowing (all levels
5, 9 or 14 days on-site with us as part of a group
Accommodation and Meals
Professional qualified coaching and supervision
All equipment and local transport
Free towels, clothes washing, wifi
Evening activities with whole group participation
Transfers to and from the airport


Contact Us

Phone, text, send an email or complete our contact form with your initial enquiry
and we'll get right back to you with more details