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Year 9 Eildon Region

Newhaven College

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The expedition provides the students with an opportunity to challenge themselves in a positive and supported environment. The expedition will see students spend 5 days, 4 nights, exploring the Eildon Region focusing on teamwork, leadership and resilience.

Each group will be accompanied by a school staff member and a group leader from OEG. The groups will further be supported by an OEG Course Coordinator.

Year 9

Year Level

5 Days

Trip Length

Eildon Region

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!
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.
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!
Camp craft
Camp craft
Camp craft familiarises students with all that is involved in preparing and establishing a campsite. Students learn to set up their tents, a handwash station, camp kitchen and how to use tarpaulins.
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!
TEAMWORK
TEAMWORK
Strengthening communication, conflict resolution, rapport-building, persuasion, and organisational and planning outcomes.

PARTICULARS

DATE

9th-13th October 2023

DEPARTURE TIME

Please be at school 7:30am for an 8:00am departure

RETURN TIME

Return to school approx. 4:30pm

NOTES

  • Bring a packed lunch for the first day (no nuts)
  • Full water bottles
  • Nut free program
  • Personal medications (with a note from parents about administration)
  • Leave your phone/electronics at home
The Program

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food
FAQ
FAQ