CAMPS & TOURS

‘Every person, every classroom, every day.’

HOW WE INTERACT WITH OUR WORLD

Here is a selection of Camps & Tours that St Helena Secondary College is involved with.

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WHAT

Year 7 Camp

WHEN

February

WHERE

Forest Edge (Neerim East)

WHY

Transition and Orientation: focus on building relationships with peers and teachers through a range of outdoor and team building activities.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Year 8 Sydney Tour

WHEN

September

WHERE

Sydney

WHY

Curriculum Links: Historical and prominent landmarks

Year 8 Text Black Dog Gang

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Year 9

The Outer Edge (TOE)

WHEN

Semester 2

WHERE

Grampians & Alpine National Park

WHY

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award component: students plan and complete an expedition.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Great Victorian Bike Ride (Yr 7-12)

WHEN

November

WHERE

Determined annually

WHY

Physical and mental challenge - riding 600+km over 9 days.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Central Australia Tour (Yr 11)

WHEN

July

WHERE

Alice Springs & Uluru

WHY

Tour of Central Australia: cultural and social learning.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Year 12 Study Camp

WHEN

February

WHERE

PGL Campaspe Downs Camp Kyneton

WHY

Activities and lectures to prepare students for their final year of VCE.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Production Camp

WHEN

Term 3

WHERE

Lake Dewar YMCA Lodge

WHY

Final Production preparation ahead of Opening Night.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Senior Band Tour

WHEN

July

WHERE

2017: Surfers Paradise QLD

WHY

Performance and competition.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Junior and Intermediate Band Camp

WHEN

Term 4

WHERE

Lake Dewar YMCA Lodge

WHY

Skill development, collaboration and social growth.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

G'Day USA (Yr 10-12)

WHEN

January 2017

WHERE

California USA

WHY

International exposure, cultural, historical and social learning. A home stay with an American family allows for relationship building and cultural exchange.

HOW OFTEN

Bi-Annual

WHAT

Italian Trip (Yr 10-12)

WHEN

WHERE

Italy

WHY

Cultural, historical and language learning. A home stay with an Italian family provides an authentic experience.

HOW OFTEN

Bi-Annual

WHAT

World Challenge (Yr 10-12)

WHEN

December 2017

WHERE

Nepal

WHY

Developing independence, resilience, confidence and capacity. Skills  in leadership, teamwork, organisation, problem solving and communication at also honed.

Aid project work, trekking and local cultural immersion aid further personal growth.

HOW OFTEN

Bi-Annual

WHAT

NASA Space Camp (Yr 10-12)

WHEN

September

WHERE

USA

WHY

STEM and cultural learning.

HOW OFTEN

Bi-Annual

WHAT

Year 10 Ski Camp

WHEN

July

WHERE

Falls Creek - Bogong Outdoor Education Centre

WHY

Skill development: downhill and cross country skiing.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Year 11 VCAL - Sailing Camp

WHEN

February

WHERE

Geelong

WHY

Team building and personal development.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

WHAT

Year 11 & 12 Student Leaders - Sailing Camp

WHEN

February

WHERE

Geelong

WHY

Team building and planning.

HOW OFTEN

Annual

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