This year, the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards, celebtrate their Diamond Anniversary, 60 years of young people taking part in life enhancing activities and achieveing Awards that recognise that fact!

Many people of often tell me that they missed out on the Award as they were growing up and we here at the Association may be able help with that........

To help us raise money and to help you get a taste of what it's like to take part in a challenging event, we invite you to look at our Perth & Kinross-shire Diamond Challenge, don't be put off  by the  word "Challenge," what you do is set by you, so you can go as big or small as you want, all that we ask is that your pay your fee and send us a photograph of where you went.  The best 60 pictures, as adjudged by us ,will be made in to a calander and an album, which will be put up for sale later in the year.

When you register, you will be eligable to purchase a high quality T-shirt markling the event and it would be great if you could wear it doing your chosen challenge and it will feature in your picture!

So lets get out there people and, if you need any help or advice, contact our Senior Developemnt Officer Steve, on 01738 327455 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Perth & Kinross-shire Diamond Challenge 2016 - Overview & Registration Form

A Shining Example of What Can Be Done..................

If you are in any doubt as to whether this is for you....Let me introduce my 'Diamond Ladies,' Roe, Sue, Sandy, Judy, Penny, Daisy, Kirsty, Sarah & Jenny who are undertaking several cahllenges and, between the 9 of them, they have a total age of in excess of 600 years! 


So far they have taken up Art Lessons as well as a First Aid Course (no pictures yet of the course!):-

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To top it all off, they intend to walk sections of the Fife Coatal Path in August, a total of 22miles (35Kilometres!) They have been practicing.....

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If you would like to sponser them, pleae donate at our "Big Give Page" on our home page.