The MINSTER OPEN GROUP run by volunteers is based at the Minster School and offers the Bronze award to all those in Year 9 and the Silver and Gold award to those who have passed the previous level. Upper age limit is 25.
Candidates are challenged to complete a programme of activities in the four sections of expedition ( including camping overnight) ,volunteering, skill and a physical activity. Achieving an Award develops skills, confidence, adventure and is valued by employers and universities. It also makes a difference to other people's lives and the community, participants have fun, become fitter and healthier, make new friends and have memories to last a lifetime.