Camping Program

 

The camping program at Diamond Creek Primary School aims to encourage independence, enhance social skills, promote decision making and develop self-awareness. Our camping program builds on skills and experiences from year to year. All students have many fond memories from each of the different camps that they bring home and share with their families.


The basics of our camping program begins at the Foundation level:


Foundation

Students arrive at 8:00am on a special outdoor camping day where they enjoy breakfast at school followed by a camping activity program for the day with the rest of the Junior School Students.

 

Grade 1

Students participate in the camping activity program for the day and then after a short trip home they return for a dinner and fun activities until 7:30pm

 

Grade 2

Students participate in the camping activity program for the day. They come back to school late afternoon to share in a dinner with the grade 1 students. After the grade 1 students leave, the grade 2’s remain at school to spend the night with their friends and teachers.

 

Grade 3 and 4

Students attend a 2 night, 3 day camp at both Queenscliff and Phillip Island (alternating camp sites). At these camps they participate in activities such as The Giant Swing, Flying Fox, Circotron and much, much more.

 

Grade 5 and 6

Students attend a 3 night, 4 day camp at both Alexandra and Narmbool. (alternating camp sites) . At Alexandra they are involved in activities such as the High Ropes Course, Kiwi Swing and Raft Making. At Narmbool they are involved in Science Experiments, Bushwalking and Sovereign Hill Excursion.

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