Doing your Award
Achieving your Award
Submit your Online Record Book to the Award Leader for approval once all Sections are completed by both you and your Assessors.
Await final assessment and sign-off by your Award Leader. Note, Gold Awards are subject to a further review process by a National Award Foundation.
There are many options to choose from in this area.
From playing a musical instrument through studying foreign languages to cooking or programming.
You set achievable goals and thus improve your skills, work on your talent or acquire completely new skills.
The important thing is that you will enjoy it.
Physical activity will help you improve performance and physical condition.
Maybe you’ll work on teamwork in volleyball or meet new people while skating.
You don’t have to be the best and win medals, you just want to move a little further.
You will also learn to care for a healthy lifestyle.
When volunteering, you can work on yourself, but also help others.
You will need to develop your tolerance, responsibility and patience. In addition to tutoring classmates, this includes clearing the forest, working with children, helping with a food bank and much more.
You can ask your leader about volunteering opportunities.
The Adventurous Journey is a challenge for you to overcome fears of the unknown and also an opportunity to go out with nature for a few days and discover interesting places in Romania and abroad.
The expedition always has a purpose, such as mapping forgotten places, collecting plants in a herbarium or overcoming the entire section of the river.
The Gold Residential Project gives participants a shared, purposeful experience with people who are not their usual companions, working towards a common goal. It should be an experience that broadens the participant’s outlook and horizons.
There are many different opportunities for completing a Gold Residential Project. Some suitable categories are listed below. It is worth re-emphasising that the activity must be purposeful and not be considered as a holiday. These may include:
Personal training courses, Environment and conservation projects,
Service to other people and communities or Activity based.
3 Activity Levels
You can choose from a large number of activities in the Award sections. You set a goal that will motivate you and move you forward.
You choose one of 3 levels. This will determine how long you will spend the program.
You will go on an expedition as a team and you will spend a few days in nature together with your friends. An experienced adult leader will help you.
By graduating, you will receive an international certificate, which will come in handy when you apply to university. Employers around the world recognize it as proof of acquired skills (ability to cooperate, communicate and more). In addition, you will receive a badge that will place you in the worldwide family of graduates. The Award works in more than 130 countries!
You will receive your certificate and badge at a ceremony from the hands of important personalities.