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Intro to Journey based programs

This program introduces new skills required to progress to journey based programs. Using site based facilities at Camp Yarramundi and the natural bushland of Deeimba, students will learn basic camp skills including packing, meal preparation and cooking on Trangias. Students will also learn essential journey based skills, including expedition, basic rope skills and navigation, with a strong focus on connecting to the natural world we are working in. Multiple activities can be run concurrently in any order to accommodate multiple groups.

Potential Learning Outcomes

Personal Growth

Build resilience
Make healthy choices
Develop independence
Develop new activity skills

Sense of Community

Connect with others
Work as a team
Solve problems together

Connect with Natural World

Appreciate the natural world

Intro to Journey based programs including sample program

Suitable for:

  • Primary School – Year 6
  • Secondary/High School – Year 7 to Year 12
  • Universities
  • International Schools

Legend: Theorange shading is reflective of the possible facilitated core learning outcomes for these activities. The white background reflects possible learning outcomes that may organically result from undertaking the activity.

Camp Yarramundi: 3-5 day Introduction into Journey-Based Program Options

#1

Activity

Team initiatives and problem solving activities

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthResponsibilitySense of Community
#2

Activity

High Ropes/Low Ropes/Giant Swing/Flying Fox

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthResponsibilitySense of CommunityHealth
#3

Activity

Giant Ladder/Vertical Playpen/Rock Climbing/Abseil

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthResponsibilitySense of CommunityHealth
#4

Activity

Orienteering/Expedition/Hiking

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthResponsibilityConnect to Natural WorldHealth
#5

Activity

Paddling

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthResponsibilitySense of CommunityConnect to Natural WorldHealth
#6

Activity

Archery

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthResponsibility
#7

Activity

Camp Craft/Camping Overnight

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthResponsibilitySense of CommunityConnect to Natural WorldHealth
#8

Activity

Solo/Reflective time

Learning outcomes

Personal GrowthConnect to Natural World
#9

Activity

Service/Tree Plant/Water Watch

Learning outcomes

Personal GrowthSense of CommunityConnect to Natural World
#10

Activity

Natural Surface Abseil

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthResponsibilitySense of CommunityHealth
#11

Activity

Cave Maze

Learning outcomes

Challenge (Risk)Personal GrowthConnect to Natural WorldHealth