Year 7 Outdoor Education Camp

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Camp Theme: Team Building and Resilience
Locations: Fairbairn Dam, Emerald
Length: 4 nights/5 days

Year 7 students will travel to the Fairbairn Dam Outdoor Education Centre located 25km south of Emerald and sleep in large 4 person semi-permanent tents. Facilities are basic but adequate and encourage students to take part in tasks such as meal preparation and looking after their group environment. They include the tent area, activities hall, beach volleyball area, Fairbairn Dam and the natural outdoor environment. Students build on the skills of the Year 7 Leader in Me Day which include working collaboratively and personal challenge activities. There is an intentional focus on communication, teamwork, resilience and growth through challenge and Leadership. Activities will be structured to achieve outcomes at both group and individual levels. Problem solving in deliberate scenarios or as part of working effectively as a team allows the students to use higher order thinking skills to achieve success. Possible activities include challenging high ropes, climbing, abseiling, low ropes and group challenge and wet activities such as canoeing, raft building, sailing and swimming.

Approximate Price Range: $280 – $320

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