The fencing is down, and the Swordtails designed, flying fox is finally ready to ride! All classes had an induction session yesterday with Andrew Baldrey from Nature Play Australia and some very enthusiastic student helpers.
Papillon started the week exploring the wonders of the circle – the introduction of Geometry. They listened to the challenges Sir Cumference, Lady Di, their son Radius and Camelot’s carpenter, Geo of Metry who had to design the perfect table for King Arthur – the round table. With much discussion about some of the parts of the circle - circumference, diameter and radius Papillon students were then challenged to make a circular kite with Aboriginal dot paining designs. Once fi
In week five, Swordtails and Spitfires went to Bickley Recreational Camp where children got a chance to participate in unique and exciting activities in a tranquil bush setting. Children participated in a range of adventurous recreation programs, designed to challenge participants on a variety of levels including communication, interpersonal, leadership and cooperation skills. Children were invited to demonstrate an increased accountability for themselves, others and their en
Situated in the beautiful surrounds of the Swan Valley was a haven for the eager young Chrysalis campers. Once the dust settled after a flurry excitement during bed selection within the dormitories, 3 days of adventure began. The children got to experience the junior ropes course (with safety harnesses attached), the commando course, very tall rock climbing, fun team games, the super zippy flying fox and an activity called the possum glider. This involved the children working