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Junior School Camps: An Outdoor Educational Experience

Programs of learning outside of the classroom, through camping and outdoor education, provide students with unique learning opportunities to develop many essential personal and interpersonal skills.

Students at Overnewton Anglican Community College undertake a Camp Program from Year 2 through to Year 9.

Students’ progress from spending one night away from home to multi day camping activities where some students complete the requirements for the Duke of Edinburgh Award (Bronze level) at Year 9.

Junior School Camps Schedule

Year 2 Camp - Term 4
2 day / 1 night – Mt. Evelyn Recreation Camp

Year 3 Camp - Term 4
3 day / 2 night – Weekaway Camp, Lancefield

Year 4 Camp - Term 4.
3 day / 2 night – Camp Manyung, Mt. Eliza

The Camp Program offers opportunities for growth and development for the students. Each year the students build on their experiences and develop their personal and practical skills. The program encourages the students to develop an understanding of human relationships with the outdoor environment.

Outdoor settings provide opportunities for students to experience an affinity with natural environments. The students experience a wide range of activities and a variety of venues where they participate in activities that offer a sense of adventure, challenge and team building, while developing leadership, initiative and problem solving skills.