V.G Vice Chairperson:
What Is President's Award?
It is a programme for young people between the ages of 14
and 25 that is linked to The Duke of Edinburgh Award
in the United Kingdom. This programme has three
different levels: bronze, silver and gold.
In addition, it encourages young people to learn new skills, grow as
human beings and generally challenge themselves.
The bronze award is for people over 14 and it takes
about six months to complete.
The silver award is for people over 15 and this takes
about twelve months to complete.
The gold award is for people over 16 and this takes
about 18 months to complete.
These awards have 4 different sections:
In addition there is a Residential Project which is a
specific section that has to be fulfilled by
participants on their Gold Level.
Alicia du Toit receiving her