Stage 1 Outdoor Education - AQUATICS Credits - 10 1 semester

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”


Offered to Year 10 and 11 students in Semester 2.

Entry Recommendations: Satisfactory completion of Year 9 or 10 Physical Education. This course is designed for students with little prior experience in the activities. Students must have a willingness to be actively involved in physical challenge, and participate in three nights of bush camping. There will be an emphasis on aquatic activities in this course.

In Outdoor Education students gain an understanding of ecology, environmental sustainability, cultural perspectives, and physical and emotional health through participating in outdoor activities. Students reflect on environmental practices and are introduced to employment options in outdoor and environmental fields.

Content:

  • Camp to Port Vincent - Activities could involve surfing, sailing, snorkelling, windsurfing
  • Kayaking camp to Katarapko Creek (Murray River)
  • First Aid
  • Marine Knowledge and Water Safety

Assessment:

Practical 60%
Theory 40%

PLEASE NOTE: 2017 is the final year students can select this course across Year 10 and 11. After 2017 this course is only available to Year 10 students.