The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award

CHICAGO,  IL 
United States
https://usaward.org/
  • Booth: 21

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award, operating in over 130 countries and territories. Since 1956, millions of young people worldwide have earned their Award by developing transferable skills, increasing fitness levels, cultivating a sense of adventure, and volunteering in their communities. Today, there are more than 1.3 million active participants throughout the world using the proven learning framework to develop life skills and uncover their purpose, passion, and place in the world. We partner with schools and other organizations to compliment formal classroom learning and pre-existing extracurricular activities. Participants self-design a program that includes community service, physical fitness, skill-building, outdoor exploration, and leadership components. Upon completion, they are recognized with bronze, silver and, gold awards as they achieve their goals and reach a progressive series of milestones. The program focuses on challenging real-world experiences that build character, resilience, and self-confidence.