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Year 8 Biloela Bush Camp

Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Learn for life, lead for life, serve for life.
We believe nothing prepares students for the real life like the real world. Outdoor Education is more than hard top camps and hikes; it’s teaching kids universal skills that will serve them well for life – wherever it may take them.

Students in Year 8 will experience a journey that allows them to embrace the beauty of the outdoors at Biloela Bush Camp in the NSW Southern Highlands, growing their skills in bushwalking and navigation, canoeing and camping under the stars.

Year 8

Year Level

4 days

Trip Length

Biloela Bush Camp

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.
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!
Orienteering
Orienteering
There's nothing more exciting than learning a new skill! Orienteering teaches us to read a map and a compass, gauge distances and provides lots of great learning opportunities.
Abseiling
Abseiling
Descending a rock face or a climbing tower, we love the views from the top and the courage we see as students aim for their personal best and encourage one another.
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.
Flying Fox
Flying Fox
Approximately 2 meters above ground, our flying fox gives the exhilarating sensation of flight while also improving students' balance, coordination and body strength.

PARTICULARS

DATE

2nd April – 5th April 2024

DEPARTURE TIME

TBC

RETURN TIME

TBC

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
  • Leave your phone at home
The Program

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food
FAQ
FAQ