This program is designed to
develop students’ resilience, teamwork and leadership qualities. Students will plan an overnight campout
incorporating the following activities:
the route from Barambah EEC to the campout site.
what they need to take (food, bedding, equipment) and pack and carry to
to the campout site using map, compass and GPS
their own and others well-being and safety.
our field studies along the way e.g. biodiversity audits.
minimal impact bushwalking and camping practices.
It is anticipated that the
campout would occur on the second night of a Barambah camp. It is suggested that schools wishing to take
up this option contact Barambah teaching staff to discuss further.
Australian Curriculum links
Personal and social general capabilities
The capability involves students in a range
of practices including recognising and regulating emotions, developing empathy
for others and understanding relationships, establishing and building positive
relationships, making responsible decisions, working effectively in teams,
handling challenging situations constructively and developing leadership
Describe the influence that personal qualities and strengths have on their learning outcomes.
Identify factors that influence decision making and consider the usefulness of these in making their own decisions.
Contribute to groups and teams, suggesting improvements in methods used for group investigations and projects.
Make a realistic assessment of their abilities and achievements, and prioritise area for improvement.
Assess the extent to which individual roles and responsibilities enhance group cohesion and the achievement of personal and group objectives.
Assess individual and group decision making processes in challenging situations.
Assess their strengths and challenges and devise personally appropriate strategies to achieve further success.
Develop and apply criteria to evaluate outcomes of individual and group decisions and analyse the consequences of their decision making.
Generate, apply and evaluate strategies such as active listening, mediation and negotiation to prevent and resolve interpersonal problems and conflicts.
Australian and Torres Strait Island histories and cultures
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities maintain a special connection
to and responsibility for Country/Place throughout all of Australia.
OI.7 Actions for a more
sustainable future reflect values of care, respect and responsibility, and
require us to explore and understand environments.
OI. 9: Sustainable futures
result from actions designed to preserve and/or restore the quality and
uniqueness of environments.
Critical and creative thinking
Assess and test options to identify the most effective solution and to put ideas into action.
Predict possibilities, and identify and test consequences when seeking solutions and putting ideas into action.
Assess risks and explain contingencies, taking account of a range of perspectives, when seeking solutions and putting complex ideas into action.