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Year 7 Camp Marysville

Alphington Grammar School

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Lush forest and waterfalls are the backdrop for this adventure at  Camp Marysville. Students will develop their self confidence, teamwork skills, and personal capacity through participating in a variety of challenging activities including rock climbing, team-building initiatives, canoeing, bike riding and bush-walking.

Year 7

Year Level

5 days

Trip Length

Camp Marysville

Location

Activities

Rock Climbing
Rock Climbing
Rock climbing on a climbing wall or up a rockface invites students to set their own goals, step by step they develop confidence even if they don’t make it to the top in the beginning.
Bushwalking
Bushwalking
Be it a day's hike or a short walk to camp, bushwalking engages all our senses allowing us to explore nature and our place within it. And we always find something exciting along the way!
Canoeing
Canoeing
Following the flow of the river, we love to explore the waterways on our canoes. Working as a team, using our muscles and problem-solving together to reach our base for the night.
Bushcraft
Bushcraft
Bushcraft teaches students the art of using natural resources to allow them to thrive in the outdoors. During bushcraft, we like to get our hands dirty by building shelters, setting up campfires or identifying plants.

Cycling
Cycling
A favourite activity among our team, cycling along a windy track together or playing group games builds resilience and independence in young people.
Initiatives
Initiatives
Our many initiatives can be large or small group activities on the land or water, encouraging social connection, negotiation, problem-solving and adaptability, all while having fun!
Cooking
Cooking
For many, this is the first time they will be cooking and preparing their own meals. Some discover a new passion while developing healthy habits and self-belief.

PARTICULARS

DATE

24th June – 28th June 2024

DEPARTURE TIME

9:00am – 9:30am

RETURN TIME

3:30pm Approx.

NOTES

  • Bring a packed lunch for the first day
  • Full water bottles
  • No nuts
  • All items in your personal bag – loose items can get misplaced easily
  • Personal medications (with note from parents)
  • Leave your phone and electronics at home

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food
FAQ
FAQ