Camps

Year level camps are held for Year 7 students in Term 1 and Year 9 in Term 4.

Year 7

The Year 7 camp over three days is located at Camp Gundiwindi, located in Wandin, 55km from Melbourne. Students rotate through activities during the first two days including: flying fox, giant swing, ropes course and archery. On the final day of camp students and teachers take part in an educational program at Healesville sanctuary. The camp supports transition for Year 7 students into the College where the focus is on developing positive and supportive relationships with peer and teachers and on building student confidence and resilience.

Year 9

The Year 9 camp is based at Golden Valleys Lodge, located in Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula.The camp begins with a visit to the Enchanted Adventure Garden, Arthurs Seat where students will tree surf and ride the giant slide. At the camp students will rotate through activities including: flying fox, giant swing, ropes course, team challenges, bush walks and indoor archery. The focus of the camp is team work which builds on the City Experience program at Year 9.

Snow Sports Trip

A 3-day snow sports trip is offered every year at Mount Buller.

Students and staff stay on the mountain at Mt Buller in The Abom Retreat where students will be able to walk, ski or snowboard 50 metres to the main Mt Buller Ski/Snowboard area which is perfectly located on Bourke Street opposite the ski school. All meals are included and provided at The Abom Retreat. Accommodation includes self-contained apartments with under-floor heating, flat screen TV and en- suite bathroom in each of the rooms.

The trip includes:

Return Coach travel Melbourne to Mount Buller
3 days entrance fee Mount Buller
2 nights' accommodation
3 days skis/boots/poles and snowboard hire
2 hour lesson each day
3 days lift tickets
All meals

VCE Outdoor Education

Students studying VCE Outdoor Education participate in camps each term in a range of environments. The camps form part of the assessment tasks for VCE Outdoor education Units 1- 4.