Level 1 Outdoor Education
Contact Person: A. MacDonald
Students will participate in a range of activities including kayaking, Sea kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, tramping, outdoor first aid. There are two compulsory camps and three day trips. Commitment to a practical during lunch hour and after school each week is essential. Assessment is practical and written. There is a relaxed atmosphere and a chance to enjoy the outdoors. Students will be given class time to catch up on any work missed due to trips away. Most course work is through Unit Standards, there is one Achievement Standard.
Kayaking skills and assessment
Tramping and mountain Biking Skills and assessment
Mountain biking skills and rock climbing skills and assessment
Kayaking skills and Rock Climbing skills and assessment
Contributions and Equipment
A recommended donation of $330 (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 $50 hire).
This course is open to mature, reliable and fit Year 11, 12 and 13 students.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.