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Sydney Boys High School Year 9 Biloela Bush Camp

Sydney Boys High School

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The year 9 camp at Biloela Bush Camp, in the NSW Southern Highlands, builds on the skills and experiences the boys have had through year 7 and 8. The program is designed to physically challenge the students and enhance their individual self-esteem, self-reliance and self-confidence.

Year 9

Year Level

3 days

Trip Length

Biloela Bush Camp

Location

Activities

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.
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!
Low Ropes
Low Ropes
Low ropes is the perfect warm-up for the day, with fun obsticals promoting communication, teamwork, decision-making and coordination.
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!

PARTICULARS

DATE

07/12/2022 to 09/12/2022

DEPARTURE TIME

Leave School 8:30am

RETURN TIME

Arrive at school 3:00pm

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

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food
FAQ
FAQ