The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award USA- New York Metropolitan Area
The Duke of Edinburgh’s New York Metropolitan Area International Award is a USA expansion of the world’s leading youth development award program -- youth led, adult guided, achievement oriented program, which brings together -- project and outdoor based learning with adventure education and life skills. This program is designed to create committed, productive global citizens -- equipping purpose driven young people for life. Since its founding in the UK by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in 1956, over eight million people have participated in the Award in over 140 countries and territories.
Our mission is for every young person in the NYMA region aged 14 to 24 to have access and opportunity to participate in the Award.