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Year 7 Camp Marysville

Ballarat Grammar School

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Students will develop their self-confidence, teamwork skills and personal capacity through participating in a variety of activities. Each group will include a school staff member, OEG group leader and specialized activity staff.
Accommodation will be in tents for campouts and cabins when onsite at Marysville depending on the groups program outline.

Year 7

Year Level

4 days

Trip Length

Camp Marysville

Location

Activities

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!
Camping
Camping
Camping out in tents is our speciality! We love telling stories around the campfire, looking up at the night sky and creating memories that will last a lifetime!
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.
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.
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!
Low Ropes
Low Ropes
Low ropes is the perfect warm-up for the day, with fun obsticals promoting communication, teamwork, decision-making and coordination.

PARTICULARS

DATE

13th-16th February 2024

DEPARTURE TIME

8:00am for a 8:30am departure

RETURN TIME

4:30pm

NOTES

  • Bring a packed lunch for the first day (no nuts)
  • Full water bottles
  • Nut free program
  • All items inside your personal bag – loose items can get misplaced easily
  • Personal medications (with letter from parents regarding administration)
  • Leave your phone / electronics at home
Program Outline

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food - Camp Marysville Canteen
FAQ
FAQ