Our camp program offers students from Years 4 to 11 a wide variety of invaluable experiences from across South East Queensland and interstate. 

Through new and positive experiences, our girls are encouraged to foster their communication and problem-solving skills, ignite their creativity, and stimulate a sense of independence and adventure.

Year 4

Developing independence at Camp Somerset
Year 4 students attend a one-night camp at Camp Somerset in Term 3. This is usually the first school camping experience for many of the girls. Students are encouraged to engage in a range of outdoor group activities such as low ropes, archery, frisbee golf, bushcraft/cooking and team initiative games, facilitated by staff at Camp Somerset. These activities are designed to challenge students, highlighting the importance of teamwork and problem-solving in a group setting.

Year 5

Becoming environmentally aware and leadership focussed at Alexandra Headland

Year 5 students attend a two-night camp at Alex Park Conference Centre at Alexandra Headland in Term 4. This camp is an opportunity for students to participate in a variety of activities designed to develop leadership and collaborative skills in preparation for Year 6 leadership responsibilities. With an environmental focus, students learn about the impacts that tourism and development can have on popular beach sites.  

Year 6

Examining government and law in Canberra
Year 6 students travel to Canberra in Term 1 for a four-night trip. This trip links directly to the Government and Law unit that the girls study in class. Students participate in guided tours of the current and Old Parliament House, the Royal Australian Mint, the Governor General’s residence, International Embassies and The High Court of Australia. The camp also includes visits to the National Science and Technology Centre, the National Museum of Australia, the Australian War Memorial, the National Portrait Gallery, the Australian Institute for Sport and the Botanic Gardens. With a strong focus on values and character strengths, this camp promotes independence, resilience, initiative and relationship-building skills.

Year 7

Learning positive risk-taking through outdoor adventure at Camp Goodenough
Year 7 students attend a three-day camp at Camp Goodenough in the Tweed Valley in Term 1. Following a theme of Connections, students are encouraged to support one another in challenges. This camp aims to inspire confidence, improve communication skills, promote the importance of teamwork, build self-esteem, and ultimately develop positive relationships with peers, new environments and adventure.

Year 8

Venturing outside of comfort zones at Camp Currimundi
Year 8 students attend Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre’s Camp Currimundi in Term 2. On this Adventure Camp, students are encouraged to participate in activities including caving, team challenges and a range of beach and water-based activities. This camp is designed to expand the girls’ centre of influence by helping them to build new social connections within their year group. Through exposure to new and positive challenges, students develop their resilience, confidence, team-building and communication skills in preparation for Year 9 as leaders of the Middle Years.

Year 9

Living out core Australian values at Emu Gully
In Year 9, students attend a camp delivered by Emu Gully Adventure Education Group at Helidon in the Lockyer Valley. Students complete activities linked to Australian history and focus on core national values such as courage, mateship, sacrifice and perseverance. Engaging in adventurous, outdoor recreation, students are required to assess and manage risk while exploring their place in the world, and the positive contributions they can make within it.

Year 10

Adventuring in nature with Outward Bound
Year 10 students attend a three-day camp run by Outward Bound; an organisation that aims to inspire attendees with the strength of character and determination required to thrive in any setting. Students are immersed in nature - camping out for two nights of their stay. Requiring increased self-awareness and critical thinking, this camp is expedition-based and features activities including abseiling, rock-climbing, rafting, canoeing, navigating, bush-cooking and a ropes course.

Year 11

Leadership Conference
The Year 11 Leadership Conference is a professionally catered, two-day incursion held in the conference rooms on campus. Students are encouraged to reflect on their capabilities and develop their leadership skills in preparation for Year 12. Students are also supported to consider their future beyond schooling in an inclusive and inspiring environment. This program is designed by external facilitators in collaboration with the Head of Year to ensure that the content is relevant, engaging, and provides meaningful outcomes.