To complete the Gold award you will need to be 16 years and must be completed by the young person’s 25th birthday. The maximum age to start this award is 23 years and 6 months (direct entrant).
The Gold award requirements are:
- Physical Recreation – minimum 12 months
- Skills – minimum 12 months
- Service – minimum 12 months
- Adventurous Journey – 4 days 3 nights
- Residential Project – 5 days 4 nights
- PLUS an additional 6 months if you have not completed the Silver award