10OED

Year 10 Outdoor Education (Half year)

Course Description

Contact Person: A. MacDonald

Students will experience the following recreational skills: sailing, sea kayaking, mountain biking, team building activities (ABL) and tramping. Through this medium students will develop their self-esteem, interpersonal skills, organisational skills, goal setting and leadership skills. Commitment to out of school time each week is essential. The trips are: a two day tramp and a one day sea kayak trip. There are up to two curriculum based assessments and possible group work and research class assignments.


Course Overview

Term 1
Aquatic activities: Snorkeling, Sailing, Sea Kayaking and kayak rescue skills

Term 2
Land Based activities: Mountain biking skills, Survival and camping skills, Tramping.

Term 3
Land based activities: Mountain biking skills, Survival and camping skills, Tramping.

Term 4
Aquatic activities: Snorkeling, Sailing, Sea Kayaking and kayak rescue skills

Contributions and Equipment

A recommended donation of $170 (to be confirmed) as a contribution to costs will enable the course to run. Specialist equipment will be provided. Generic outdoor clothing (eg. coat, thermals) and equipment (eg. sleeping bag, pack, mountainbike) is available if students are unable to provide it (this is covered by an optional $40 hire).

Pathway

It is recommended to select 10OED as preparation for level 1 Outdoor Education.

Disclaimer

Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.

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