OUTDOOR EDUCATION A (Stage 1)       Credits - 10      1 semester

Offered to Year 10 and 11 students in Semester 1
Entry Recommendations: Satisfactory completion of Year 9 Physical Education (IBMYP 4).  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 two nights of bush camping.

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: Two nights/three days bushwalking at Mambray Creek National Park, Mount Remarkable
Indoor Rock Climbing
Navigation Theory

Assessment:
Practical                                             60%
Theory                                                40%

Associated costs:  The costs of camps and excursions are $230.00 (GST free) (not including food) per semester