Year 9 & 10 Camp
Last week the Year 9’s and 10’s had a great time camping out at the Adrenaline Adventure Park. Not only did they have a good time but they learned some new skills too. Some of the highlights were the crossbow games, inflatable obstacle course on the water, wakeboarding, and raft building. The Burma trail, spotlight, not having to shower every day, and Mr. Carroll’s cooking.
Some of the new skills we gained were leadership skills and working as a team. We really had to use these when we were building our rafts. Some of us developed better communication skills too! Some learned how to tie knots, paddleboard, and kayak. Others were pleased they took the opportunity to try things that they wouldn’t have had the guts to do otherwise.
A highlight for many students was the opportunity to use the wakeboard tow. For many, it was their first time giving wakeboarding a go. It was great to see aspects of honor, compassion and integrity some through while on camp. People made the time together fun for everybody and were good at including everyone in activities and games. People acted like good friends and showed respect to each other.
A big thank you goes out to Mr. Carroll for his divine camp dishes and to all the staff and parents who were an amazing team to have the 3 days with laughing, having fun and learning with the students.
– Mrs Kelly
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