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Year 8 Biloela Bush Camp

St Augustine's College

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Students in Year 8 will experience a broad range of challenging, hands-on experiences which will assist in developing social and leadership skills, build teamwork and develop friendships.
Students will be immersed in the natural beauty of Biloela Bush Camp in the Southern Highlands, all the while having fun and creating memories which will last a lifetime.

Year 8

Year Level

3 days

Trip Length

Biloela Bush Camp

Location

Activities

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.
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.
Raft Building
Raft Building
Working together, students design and build a raft out of available materials then test it out on the water, raft building is loved by students of all ages.

PARTICULARS

DATE

26th-28th March 2024

DEPARTURE TIME

approx. 7.30am

RETURN TIME

approx. 3.00pm

NOTES

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

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment
The Food
FAQ
FAQ