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Activity: D of E Rucksack Rally

Students complete a challenge with a D of E theme, where they collect labels of items of expedition kit and then arrange them as if they were packing a rucksack with them.


  • Students complete an orienteering activity to collect a series of images of D of E expedition kit.
  • They must work together to identify any items which would not be suitable to take on an expiation.
  • Finally, they must arrange their selected expedition equipment labels on the blank rucksack activity sheet, as if they were packing a real expedition rucksack.

    Key Facts

  • OAA
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • D of E
  • Activity Sheet Download Required
  • Orienteering Control Markers Required
  • Orienteering Map Required
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