About Us

Who We Are

Karos Adventure is a small, family run business based in Staffordshire.

Steve Wilkins

Managing Director

Steve is a DofE Bronze, Silver & Gold Award holder and has been delivering DofE Expeditions since 1987. He has a wealth of DofE experience from working with schools, youth organisations and businesses and has supported 1000s of young people to achieve their goals.

Karen Wilkins


Karen is a primary school teacher and has been working with young people since 1987. She has a strong mathematical background and uses this skill to manage the company finances, admin, HR processes and communications.

What We Can Offer

  • Bronze, Silver or Gold Expeditions with walking or canoeing options at each level

  • Packages tailored to meet your own situation

  • Full coverage of all components of the Expedition section, including route planning & assessor reports

  • Competitive prices

  • Friendly, qualified, experienced leaders

  • Risk Assessments

  • Information for Participants and Parents

  • Completion and submission of DofE Green Forms

  • Inclusive use of hire of group equipment such as tents, stoves, maps and group first aid kits

  • Inclusive use of canoes, paddles, buoyancy aids, helmets and throw lines for canoeing expeditions. Dry bags can also be supplied.

Where We Operate

Karos Adventure support schools and organisations throughout the UK, including:

  • Staffordshire

  • Derbyshire

  • Nottinghamshire

  • Leicestershire

  • Birmingham & the West Midlands

  • Yorkshire

  • Greater Manchester area

For information on the expedition areas that we use, please refer to the individual award pages.