Outdoor Education

The college takes great care to organise highly enjoyable camps that challenge and extend our students' intellectual, physical and social gifts and capacities.  

Camps are led by college staff, assisted by qualified specialist instructors.  Outdoor education camps for Years 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 are compulsory components of the college's curriculum. Each camp is designed to offer significant learning experiences and team building activities that cannot be offered in the formal school environment.

Camp Dates for 2017

Year 121 June - at BDC
Year 331 August - 1 September at Yarrahapinni
Year 514 May - 17 May at Tyalgum
Year 714 February - 17 February at Tea Gardens
Year 922 October - 25 October at Nymboida (or 25 - 28 October)
Year 119 October - 12 October at Mebbin


Article of interest

'Understanding the power of outdoor education' by Dr John Key published in Outdoor outlook 





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The co-curricular program of the college provides enormous opportunities for our students to explore who they are and the gifts they possess.