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Camps and excursions

Our school offers a wide range of camps, trips and excursions each year. This will give you a brief look at what we have done and is coming up on the calendar for our students.

Year 7 - Term 2

In Term 2 all Year 7 will have the opportunity to attend the annual Year 7 Camp at Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre. The camp will be led by Year 7 teachers and the Sunshine Coast Recreation Team at Currimundi.

Activities during this camp may include bodyboarding, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, giant swing, catapult and circus skills.

The details of the Year 7 camp are as follows:

  • Date:  5 - 7 June, 2017
  • Venue: Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre
  • Cost:   TBA (end of Term 1) approx (including accommodation, transportation, all meals and activities by qualified instructors)

Sports Excellence Camps Years 8 and 9 - Term 4

Members of the Sports Excellence Program have the opportunity to participate in training and leadership camps.  The aim of the camps is for students to develop leadership skills and resilience in a supportive but challenging environment.
 

Year 9 class travels to either Runaway Bay Sport and Leadership Centre, or Thunderbird Park, Mt Tamborine, costing approx. $180. 

Year 8 class utilise facilities on North Stradbroke Island, and costs approx. $130. 

The camps occur during the last two weeks of the school year.

Year 9 - Term 2

The Year 9 camp will be held at the Total Adventures Noosa. Students will participate in a number of physical activities which will challenge them both individually and as a team.

Details of the camp are as follows:

Year 11 Ryda Program - Term 2

As you are well aware many Year 11 students will be working towards attaining their Driver’s Licence in the very near future. This can be a worrying time for parents and teachers, as students are often unaware of the dangers they face every day on the road.

As part of our Student Development Programme (SDP), we are pleased to offer all Year 11 students a Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) program.  A fact sheet is available about this course at  www.ryda.org.au.

RYDA is a community-based initiative of Rotary Clubs and as a result, we are able to offer this program to our students at a greatly subsidised price. 

  • Cost - $28.00 (to be confirmed later)

  • Date - 16 May, 2017

  • Where - Sleeman Sport Cemplex, Chandler

  • Dress - Full Day Uniform.

Year 11-12 School September Holidays - 2018

Year 11 students have a  Ski Trip for approved  students as an extra-curricular activity during the September school holidays.  The 2014 destination for skiing/snowboarding is Queenstown staying at Reavers Lodge in New Zealand with our coach transferring us daily to Coronet Peak and the Remarkables.

The cost of the trip will be APPROXIMATELY $2100.00 depending on final confirmation from the travel agent, mostly dependent on airfares being locked in at the time of the group deposit being paid, and cost of travel insurance.

This Covers - Airfares to Dunedin and return from Queenstown, accommodation, continental breakfasts and daily diners at local restaurants, all lift and lesson passes, Skiing/Boarding, helmet, skis, boots and stocks rental, the hire of jackets and pants.

Senior Biology Camp

The senior Biology students required to attend a two-day fieldwork program as part of this course as previously advised. This camp is to be usually held late Term 3 or early Term 4 at the Marine Environments Field Study and Resource Centre at Hastings Point.      www.adventrueeducation.info 
During this time, students will be studying two different ecosystems with the help of well-trained and knowledgeable advisors at the centre. The centre also has a museum and equipment that students will use in their studies.
 
Details of the camp for this year are as follows
  • Dates: 18 & 19 October, 2016
  • Cost: approx. $140.00.  (This covers transport, accommodation, food, access to resources and expertise of advisors).
  • Requirements for camp.

 

 

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