We offer two camps at Bimbadeen Heights Primary School. Each year our Year 3 students go on a three day/two night camp at Golden Valley Resort. Each even year, our Year 5 and 6 students go on a four day/three night camp at YMCA Phillip Island Coastal Discovery Camp.
Year 3 Camp – Golden Valley Resort
The Golden Valley Camp is an exciting and valuable component of the Year 3 curriculum and all students are strongly encouraged to attend. The basic themes of the camp are fun and adventurous and the camp offers a wide range of activities such as:
Flying Fox, Bush Walks, Giant Swing, Night Walk, Archery, Rope Course, Trampoline, Giant Chess, Hut building and Beach Volley ball
In addition to having a great time, the camp aims to:-
- Broaden students’ experiences in different environments
- Develop independence and responsibility
- Develop co-operative living skills
The children are:-
- Accommodated in large bunkrooms with an en-suite
- Served nutritious home-style meals with snacks between main meals
Students travel to the campsite on buses with seat belts for everyone.
Year 5 and 6 Camp -YMCA Phillip Island Discovery Camp
The YMCA Phillip Island Discovery Camp is a component of the Year 5 and 6 curriculum that is a highlight for students. It is strongly encouraged that all students attend. The camp offers a variety of activities and mostly completed in small groups. Some of the activities are:
Body Boarding/Surfing, Beach Games, Bike Riding, Archery, Beach Carnival and Marine Discovery
Any camp offers more to students than fun. This camp encourages team work, persistence, independence, getting along and the opportunity to experience new challenges.