Camps

Year 8 Camp

Location: Coastal Forrest Lodge, Anglesea, Victoria

Activities:

  • Archery
  • Mini golf
  • High and low ropes course
  • Creating bush shelters
  • Feeding farm animals
  • Music and dance
  • Bush walk
  • Beach games
  • Surfing
  • Snorkelling

Student outcomes:

  • Develop a greater understanding of environmental sustainability
  • Develop greater connections with their peers, teachers, the environment and the mesmerising Anglesea landscape
  • Develop teamwork and social skills

Summary:

Students enjoy a four day stay at Coastal Forrest Lodge, located just 2km from the Great Ocean Road. Coastal Forrest Lodge is a welcoming campsite facility that is set in a beautiful bush environment that covers 196 acres. The camp is fun, safe and educational. During the camp, students undertake a whole range of activities that occur both onsite and offsite.



Year 9 Camp

Location: Gembrook, Victoria

Activities:

  • Mountain bike riding
  • Abseiling
  • Raft building
  • Bush hike
  • Obstacle course
  • Performance in the Antonine Camp Drama

Student outcomes:

  • Develop outdoor recreational skills
  • Build on current friendships and create new friendships with peers
  • Improve problem solving, teamwork and social skills

Summary:

Taking place in March, the Year 9 Camp involves students embarking on an outdoor educational journey to Gembrook, Victoria. Students camp out in the wilderness of Gembrook. They set up their own tents and cook for themselves on trangias. The camp encourages students to be independent and self-sufficient. The students overcome many challenges during this camp and often speak about it being a highlight of their year.


Year 10 Camp

Location: Canberra and Sydney

Activities:

  • The Australian War Memorial
  • The National Portrait Gallery
  • Questacon
  • The Australian Institute of Sport
  • Parliament House and Old Parliament House
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • The Opera House
  • Taronga Zoo

Student outcomes:

  • make real life connections from their Humanities curriculum, including the studies of Civics and Citizenship and World War 1 and 2 to important locations in Canberra
  • engage in the history of Australia and the modern political climate
  • build key relationships with peers and teachers
  • learn life skills like navigation, organisation and independence

Summary:

The four-day visit to our Nation’s capital and the famous landmarks of Sydney is an amazing opportunity for Year 10 students. Students are expected to complete an assessment based on their experiences in Canberra and Sydney when they are immersed in Australian art, history, sport and science. The four days includes two flights and a bus ride and students are challenged to be independent, organised and prepared for the activities each day.