Bronze DEA for Vision Youth Leadership Program

Report
Vision Youth
Bronze Program
Introduction & Graduation Requirements
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Agenda
S Calendar Overview
S Graduation Requirements
S Attendance Requirements
S Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
July 2014
August 2014
September 2014
October 2014
November 2014
December 2014
January 2015
February 2015
Graduation Requirements
S Meets the attendance requirement
S Completion of CSP
S St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid w CPR Level A
S DEA Bronze Award
S Toastmaster Certificate
Attendance Requirements
FA
St. John’s
Ambulance First
Aid
PD
Personal
Development
CSP
Community
Service Project
S Expected to attend all sessions
S Maximum of 5 absences:
S Max of 2 absences in July & August
S Max of 3 absences from Sept. 2014 to Feb. 2015
S Cannot be absent for sessions required for
graduation
S No more than 2 sessions from the same category
S Full attendance for all mandatory sessions
LEAP Learning
Experience
through Artistic
Performance
SI
S Failure to comply may disqualify the individual DEA
from graduation
TM
Social Interaction
Duke of
Edinburgh’s
Award
Toastmasters
Public Speaking
*Mandatory Sessions*
Sessions
Date (2014)
Orientation & Opening
Ceremony
June 28 & 29
DEA Indoor & Outdoor
Training
June 28 & July 6
PD 1
July 2
Practice & Qualifying Hike
July 19 & August 16-17
CSP Final Presentation
December 14
Absence Form
http://visionyouth.ca/visionyouth/absence.php
S Fill this out if you will
be missing a session
S The absence will not be
included in the 5 IF it is
due to a serious issue
(illness, etc.)
S At discretion of POT
S Start filling in the form
if you know you will be
absent for any sessions!
Bronze DEA for Vision
Youth Leadership Program
Outline
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What is DEA?
o DEA components
o The purpose of DEA
o Assessors
● International Online Record Book (ORB)
o Registration
o Record your Progress
o DEA Graduation Requirement
What is DEA?
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DEA)
● Bronze (14),Silver (15) and Gold (16-25)
● Award concept
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Non-competitive
Create your own program
Voluntary
Balanced lifestyle
Progressive
Achievement
Why do you do DEA?
o It’s fun
o Learn to be responsible
o Making a difference
o Build self-confidence
o Enhance your personal and social
development
o Learn the ability to set and achieve goals
o Develop physical and mental toughness
Four Main Components
Community
Service
Adventurous
Journey
Skills
Physical Fitness
Community Service
Volunteer without paid, doing service
for community and non-profit
organizations
Purpose: Become an active member of your community and
experience how great it feels to help others.
Community Service
Examples:Volunteer at your local library, hospital,
senior home
● Work with a charity, e.g. Food bank,
running community events
● Help the elderly e.g. Shoveling the snow
for an elderly neighbors who can't do it for
themselves
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Community Service
Q: I am doing a internship in my
uncle’s company. I don’t get paid,
does that qualify as a community
service?
Q: I am babysitting my sister, does
that count as community service?
Adventurous Journey
Plan and execute a trip in the form of
an expedition or exploration.
Purpose: Cultivate a spirit of adventure, discovery, selfreliance, and environmental conservation while
undertaking a wilderness or adventure experience.
Learn how to work in a team environment.
Adventurous Journey
Requirement: ●
Complete basic training
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Complete practice hike and a 2 day 1 night
qualifying hike
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Submit practice and qualifying hike report
VERY IMPORTANT!!!
Training -> Practice Hike -> Qualifying
Hike
Adventurous Journey
Equipment for expedition
● Vision youth will be lending out group
equipment
● All equipment must be returned in dry,
clean and good condition
● Damaged equipment = replacement cost
● Unclean equipment = late fee apply
● Be considerate!!!
Skills
Develop a personal interest or
practical skill (non-athletic). – max 2
skills if used as a major
Purpose: Help you set goals and achieve success. Discover
new abilities and interests or improve on and
develop your existing talents.
Skills
Requirement: ●
Non-physical
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Show commitment and improvement by assessor
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Skill has to be taken part after school hours
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Maximum 2 skills
Possibility:●
Take up photography
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Learn to cook
Physical Fitness
Participate in one or more physical
activities.
Purpose: Get active, improve your overall fitness, and learn to live a
healthy lifestyle.
Physical Fitness
Requirement: ●
Activity after school hours
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Show commitment and improvement
Possibility:●
Cycling
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Dance
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Kung Fu
Physical Fitness
Q: I am a member of school soccer
team, will the training time in school
count towards the award?
Timescales
Gold
General Guideline
Requirement
Physical Recreation
Skill (non-athletic)
Minimum of
13 hours and
13 weeks
Community Service
Minimum age to Start
Regular effort of one hour of
activity per week or two hours
per two weeks or four hours
per month over the required
period of time
14 years
Choosing a MAJOR:
All participants must complete an additional 3 months (additional
13 hours in 13 weeks) in either Physical Fitness, Skill or Community
Service
Assessor
An Assessor is someone who checks on the
participant's progress.
The Assessor will decide whether you have met the
DEA requirements – that you have demonstrated
effort, perseverance, improvement and made
progress towards their section goals. This
information, along with comments from the
Assessor, should be recorded on the Assessor’s
report.
Choosing an Assessor?
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An adult
Must be independent
Should have knowledge of the activity
being undertaken and be aware of
your objectives
Be available at key stages to assess
your contribution and development.
Willing to write and sign your whole
report
Who would be a good Assessor
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Teachers
Guidance counsellors
Coaches
Club leaders
Scout/Guide leaders
International Online Record Book
(International ORB)
http://intawardorb.com
International Online Record Book
(International ORB)
http://intawardorb.com
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Set up activities
Record your efforts
Upload evidence
Submit your assessor reports
How do I get started?
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Register online
Email confirmation
Leader to approve your application
Login details will be sent to you
Login and set up your Award
* Make sure you have the most updated
browser. Use Firefox or Chrome
Register and get approval
to do the Award
Register and get approval
to do the Award
Register and get approval
to do the Award
Register and get approval
to do the Award
Login and set up your Award
Login and set up your Award
Login and set up your Award
Setup your Activity
Setup your Activity
Setup your Activity
Record your efforts and complete your Award
Record your efforts and complete your Award
Award Summary
Activity Summary / Assessor’s Report
Please include
● Signature
● Comment
● Assessor’s
experience/qualific
ations
● Contact info
Upload your Assessor reports
to the library
How the hours and weeks
are being calculated
1 hour per week, 2 hours every 2 weeks or 4 hours
every 4 weeks.
1st WK
2nd WK
1 hr
3rd WK
4th WK
2 hrs
5th WK
1hr
Total qualify hours and weeks:
4 hrs and 5 weeks
1st WK
1
2nd WK
3rd WK
4th WK
5th WK
1
1
1
How the hours and weeks
are being calculated
1 hour per week, 2 hours every 2 weeks or 4 hours
every 4 weeks.
1st WK
2nd WK
3rd WK
4th WK
5th WK
10hrs
Total qualify hours and weeks:
1 hr and 1 week
1st WK
1
2nd WK
3rd WK
4th WK
5th WK
How the hours and weeks
are being calculated
1 hour per week, 2 hours every 2 weeks or 4 hours
every 4 weeks.
1st WK
2nd WK
3rd WK
4th WK
10 hrs
5th WK
1 hr
Total qualify hours and weeks:
5 hrs and 5 weeks
1st WK
2nd WK
3rd WK
4th WK
5th WK
1
1
1
1
1
How the hours and weeks
are being calculated
1 hour per week, 2 hours every 2 weeks or 4 hours
every 4 weeks.
1st WK
2nd WK
3rd WK
2hrs
4th WK
5th WK
4hrs
Total qualify hours and weeks:
3 hrs and 4 weeks
1st WK
2nd WK
1
1
3rd WK
4th WK
1
5th WK
How the hours and weeks
are being calculated
1 hour per week, 2 hours every 2 weeks or 4 hours
every 4 weeks.
1st WK
2nd WK
5hr
1hrs
3rd WK
4th WK
5th WK
1hr
Total qualify hours and weeks:
5 hrs and 5 weeks
1st WK
2nd WK
3rd WK
4th WK
5th WK
1
1
1
1
1
How the hours and weeks
are being calculated
1 hour per week, 2 hours every 2 weeks or 4 hours
every 4 weeks.
1st WK
2nd WK
3rd WK
3hrs
5hrs
1hr
4th WK
5th WK
Total qualify hours and weeks:
3 hrs and 3 weeks
1st WK
2nd WK
3rd WK
1
1
1
4th WK
5th WK
Completing Bronze DEA award
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All activity summary signed,
commented and dated
Practice hike report
Qualifying journey report (camplog)
Complete all components by
January 25th, 2015
Tips and Reminder
Activity before the award your start date
will not be counted
● Find qualified assessors before you start
● Perform your activity on a regular basis
(1 hour per week, 2 hours every 2 weeks
or 4 hours every 4 weeks.)
● No double-dipping (activity and
assessors)
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Tips and Reminder
VY program activities will not be counted,
excepted for Toastmaster which can be
used as a minor
● Start early. Record all hours regularly.
● Make sure you enter simple description
when logging hours
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Tips and Reminder
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Make use of Library
Use PDF ONLY!!!
Name your files properly
Requirement is only the minimum
Tell us about your plans
What now?
It starts with you, within this two
weeks:
● Register for the award
● Study the award guideline
● Study the ORB user guideline
● Start planning and enjoy!
● Get in shape!
Important Dates
DEA Training:
June 28th, July 6th & July 13th
DEA Award submission Deadline:
Jan 25th, 2015
So many things…my head hurts!
Thank you

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