Camp Programs

We offer two camps at Bimbadeen Heights Primary School. Each year our Year 3 students go on a three day/two night camp at Camp Marysville. 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 – Camp Marysville

The Camp Marysville 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 adventure and the camp offers a wide range of activities such as:

Climbing Tower, Canoeing, Bush Cooking, Low Ropes Course, Hut building, Gardening, Drumming, Initiatives Activities, Nature Walks, Camp Fire, Beach Volleyball and Gaga Pit

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 cabins with an ensuite
  • Served nutritious home-style meals with fruit 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 which are mostly completed in small groups. Some of the activities are:

Body Boarding/Surfing, Beach Games, Bike Riding, Archery, Beach Carnival and Marine Discovery

The camp offers more to students than just fun. This camp encourages team work, persistence, independence, getting along and the opportunity to experience new challenges.