At St Aidan’s Anglican Girls' School, the purpose of the camping program is to assist students in:

  • Developing a sense of independence

  • Developing collaborative and co-operative living skills

  • Developing “real life” problem solving skills

  • Interacting with non-familiar natural and man-made environment

  • Meeting the challenge of mastery of new activities

  • Exposure to new and challenging situations.

Different Settings

Our aim is achieved through a program that offers a variety of opportunities in various environmental settings, such as:

  • Natural bush

  • River/dam locations

  • Surf beach.

Main Priorities

The school utilises the skills and experience of its own teaching staff, along with expertise in the wider community. Our main priorities when planning the experiences for the various year levels are:

  • Safety Of The Students 

  • Appropriateness Of The Venue

  • Scope Of Activities Offered

  • Cost Effectiveness

  • Adequate Expertise And

  • Supervision

JUNIOR SChool CAmping Program

The girls in Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 participate in either a ‘Late Night’ from 5:00pm-8:30pm or a ‘Big Day Out’ (offsite activities during the day) and are involved in a range of ‘school camp’ style activities. This is a wonderful introduction to our formal school camp program. The older year level camps are as follows:

Year 3: Overnight camp

Year 4: Overnight camp

Year 5: Two night camp

Year 6: Two night camp