Previous studies in outdoor education, General like of the outdoors and natural environment, moderate to high personal fitness.
Personal Development, Communication, Citizenship.
At Stage 2 students continue their development in the areas of practical ability, ecology and biodiversity, human impacts and management, risk evaluation and safety management and trip planning. Culminating with students using these skills to organise, undertake and review a self-reliant camping experience.
Students as part of this course will need to undertake 3 extended stay camping programs that utilise weekend time and a series of training days that utilise the Tuesday and Thursday afternoon flexible delivery time.
Term 1 – Rock-climbing 5 days – Mt Arapiles
Term 2 – Cycle Touring 5 days – Flinders Ranges
Term 3 – Self Reliant – Students Choice
Assessment Type 1:
Folio: Students will compile a folio of their learning throughout the year, this folio will include the Environmental Study Assignment, Environmental Investigation, Planning Principles Assignment and Group Dynamics Assignment.
Assessment Type 2:
Group Practical: Student’s assessment in this assessment type will be conducted during the extended stay camping program. 15%: Rock-climbing 15%: Cycle Touring.
Assessment Type 3:
Individual Practice: Students will be assessed within 3 areas for the individual practical Planning; Practical Execution; Practical Execution.
Assessment Type 4:
Investigation: Based on study of an environmental issue or experience that is related to the group practical or individual practical, or to student’s experiences of outdoor activities.