Preparations for the Award´s National Event are almost done!

Preparations for the Award´s National Event are almost done!


9. October 2015

A weekend full of interesting activities, meeting new people, practical information and great experiences – this is the Award´s National Event. This year, it will take place on 16-17 October in the beautiful Janov nad Nisou. The National Event is open to all volunteers that are active in providing of the DofE Award. You can look forward to indoors and outdoors get-together and teambuilding activities, sharing experiences, possibility to consult with members of the National Office, and practical information and news about the Award.

Participation in the Award´s National Event is free for all volunteers that are active in the providing of the  Award – the Award Leaders, Coaches, Coordinators, Adventurous Journey Assessors and members of the Award Alumni Club. This is a unique opportunity to move your involvement in the Award forward. We expect at least one member (but no more than two members) from each Award Unit.

You can look forward to two days packed with information, workshops, adventure and meeting your colleagues from across the Czech Republic. You will be able to meet interesting people, such as the Award patron and documentary filmmaker Petr Mikšíček and ultra biker and the Award participant Markéta "Peggy" Marvanová and new members of the National Office.

The National Event will take place at the beautiful Semerink Hotel in Janov nad Nisou. The official programme starts on Friday at 13:00, unofficial programme starts one hour earlier with a joint lunch. The National Event will end on Saturday at 15:00.

Programme of the 2015 National Event of the Award:

We like surprises, so only briefly and subject to any changes:


Friday 16 October 2015

10:30                  Departure of DofE bus from Prague

12:15 – 13:00     Lunch

13:00 – 14:00     Start of the National Event: welcoming speech by new Executive Director Tomáš Vokáč, introduction of the team and of the programme of the 2015 National Event

14:00 – 14:15     Coffee break

14:15 – 18:00     Afternoon programme (including coffee break)

18:00 – 18:30     BaB * and free time

18:30 – 19:15     Dinner

19:15 – 20:00     Evening programme

20:00 – morning  Lots of free fun - look forward to side events, hot sauna, bubbling Jacuzzi, rich raffle and…


Saturday 17 October 2015

7:00                    Run to the Bramberk observation tower with the NO team (voluntary)

8:00 – 9:00         Breakfast and vacation of rooms

9:00 – 15:00       Outdoor activities including picnic lunch

15:00                   Official end of the National Event and departure of bus to Prague


If you have any questions, contact Tereza Staňková at  

We are looking forward to meeting you!

* BaB = beer at bar

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