Programme Ideas Complete Essay

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PROGRAMME IDEAS
When completing each section of your DofE, you should develop a programme which is specific and relevant to you.
This sheet gives you a list of programme ideas that you could do or you could use it as a starting point to create a programme of your own! For each idea, there is a useful document giving you guidance on how to do it, which you

Volunteering section Volunteering gives you the chance to make a difference to people’s lives and use your skills and experience to help your local community.
You can use this opportunity to become involved in a project or with an organisation that you care about.
Helping people:
Helping children
Helping older people
Helping people in need
Helping people with special needs Youth work
Community action & raising awareness:
Campaigning
Cyber safety
Council representation
Drug & alcohol education
Home accident prevention
Peer education
Personal safety
Promotion & PR
Road safety
Working with the environment or animals:
Animal welfare
Environment
Rural conservation
Preserving waterways
Working at an animal rescue centre Litter picking
Urban conservation
Beach and coastline conservation Zoo/farm/nature reserve work
Helping a charity or community organisation: Administration
Being a charity intern
Being a volunteer lifeguard
Event management
Fundraising
Mountain rescue
Religious education
Serving a faith community
Supporting a charity
Working in a charity shop
Coaching, teaching and leadership:
Dance leadership

DofE Leadership
Group leadership
Leading a voluntary organisation group:
- Girls’ Venture Corps
- Sea Cadets
- Air Cadets
- Jewish Lads’ and Girls’
Brigade
- St John Ambulance
- Scout Association
- Air Training Corps
- Army Cadet Force
- Boys’ Brigade
- CCF
- Church Lads’ & Girls’
Brigade
- Girlguiding UK
- Girls’ Brigade
Sports leadership
Music tuition

Physical section Doing physical activity is fun and improves your health and physical fitness.
There’s an activity to suit everyone so choose something you are really interested in.
Individual sports:
Archery
Athletics (any field or track event) Biathlon/Triathlon/Pentathlon
Bowling
Boxing
Croquet
Cross country running
Cycling
Fencing
Golf
Horse riding
Modern pentathlon
Orienteering
Pétanque
Roller blading
Running
Static trapeze
Wrestling
Water sports:
Canoeing
Diving
Dragon Boat Racing
Free-diving
Kneeboarding
Rowing & sculling
Sailing
Skurfing
Sub aqua (SCUBA diving
& snorkelling)

can find under the category finder on www.DofE.org/sections Help with planning

You can use the handy programme planner on the website to work with your Leader to plan your activity.

Surfing/body boarding
Swimming
Synchronised swimming
Windsurfing
Dance:
Ballet
Ballroom dancing
Belly dancing
Bhangra dancing
Ceroc
Contra dance
Country & Western
Flamenco
Folk dancing
Jazz
Line dancing
Morris dancing
Salsa (or other Latin styles) dancing Scottish/Welsh/Irish dancing
Street dancing/breakdancing/ hip hop
Swing
Tap dancing
Racquet sports:
Badminton
Matkot
Racketlon
Rapid ball
Real tennis
Squash
Table tennis
Tennis
Fitness:
Aerobics
Cheerleading
Fitness classes
Gym work
Gymnastics
Medau movement
Physical achievement
Pilates
Running/jogging
Trampolining
Walking
Weightlifting
Yoga
Extreme sports:
Caving & potholing
Climbing
Free running (parkour)
Ice skating
Mountain biking
Mountain unicycling
Parachuting
Skateboarding
Skydiving
Snow sports (skiing, snowboarding) Snowkiting
Speed skating
Street luge

Martial arts:
Aikido
Capoeira
Ju Jitsu
Judo
Karate
Self-defence
Sumo
Tae Kwon Do
Tai Chi
Team sports:
American football
Baseball
Basketball
Boccia
Camogie
Cricket
Curling
Dodge disc
Dodgeball
Fives
Football
Hockey
Hurling
Kabaddi
Korfball
Lacrosse
Netball
Octopushing
Polo
Rogaining
Rounders
Rugby
Sledge hockey
Stoolball
Tchoukball
Ultimate flying disc
Underwater rugby
Volleyball
Wallyball
Water polo

Skills section Developing a skill helps you get better at something you are really interested in and gives you the confidence and ability to use this skill…