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Year 9 Adventure Learning

St Mary MacKillop College

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Year 9 Adventure Learning program is designed to challenge students in a guided and supportive environment where is is okay to give things a go and to make mistakes. The activities listed below are vehicles for the personal growth of students and the OEG Group Leaders and SMMC staff will facilitate this experience using the “Explore, Reflect, Wonder” model.

Year 9

Year Level

4 days

Trip Length

Camp Margaret River

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!
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!
High Ropes
High Ropes
Our high ropes course delivers an exciting challenge with students setting their own goals and developing confidence, determination and decision-making skills.
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.

PARTICULARS

DATE

16th-19th April 2024

DEPARTURE TIME

Students are to be in their homeroom at 8.45am on Tuesday 16th April 2024

RETURN TIME

Students will return to college on Friday 19th April 2024 between 2.30pm-3.00pm.

NOTES

  • Bring a packed lunch for the first day (No nuts)
  • Full water bottles
  • Nut free program
  • Personal medications- with note from parents regarding administration
  • Leave your phone / electronics at home
  • All anaphylactic students must bring two (2) in date clear windowed EpiPens on camp
  • Remember to bring your Hand Sanitiser!
The Program

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food
FAQ
FAQ