Alphington Primary School provides students from Year 3 to Year 6 with the opportunity to participate in a safe, structured camping program. Camping offers students the opportunity to expand their learning and social skills in alternative cultural or outdoor environmental settings.
The program encourages social interaction and interdependence, promotes independence and self-sufficiency in environments different to the classroom. APS camps have a emphasis on promoting;
- Self esteem
|Year 3||Arrabi Lodge (Warburton)||10 -11 December||(T4 Wk10)|
|Year 4||Bluelight Camp (Maldon)||27 – 29 November||(T4 Wk9)|
|Year 5||Portsea Camp||22 – 25 October||(T4 Wk3)|
|Year 6||Camp Cooriemungle||21– 25 October||(T4 wk3)|
Complementary Camping Opportunities
Snow Sports Program.
APS established a snow sports program in 2010 and competed in the Victorian Interschools Snow Sports Championships. This program complements the APS Health, Sport and Education program by providing students with opportunities to expand children’s learning and social skills in an alternative outdoor environment setting. It promotes self-esteem, resourcefulness, independence, leadership, judgement, co operation and acceptance.
Lord Summers Camp
This camp provides unique opportunities for individuals to develop leadership and personal skills. Limited places are offered to APS students.