Primary school camps are held once a year for grade five and six students. They take place at Cottage by the Sea in Queenscliff and are aimed at developing students’ confidence, self-esteem, resilience and independence as well as the ability to work and problem solve with others. These camps give students an experience of being away from home in a safe and supportive environment.
The accommodation is dormitory-style with separate bedroom and bathroom facilities for boys and girls. Each camp runs for three or four days and has a variety of activities. These can include:
Students may also visit local sites, including the:
Students have the opportunity to go to Camp Doxa. Camps are held once a term in Malmsbury. These camps afford students many benefits including building confidence, teamwork, independence, resilience, social skills and decision-making skills. They also provide students with an opportunity to step out of their comfort zone and experience new things in a safe and nurturing environment.
Students stay in cabins and participate in a variety of activities, such as:
Journey Camps are also held periodically for small groups of selected student who would benefit from character-building activities and learning the important skills of teamwork, self-sufficiency and leadership.