School Camps

Star provides the opportunity for a number of compulsory and optional camp programs to build confidence, resilience, teamwork and a sense of achievement.

Year 8

The College camp program begins at Year 8 with a three-night camp to Valley Homestead, Myrtleford in September. Half the year level attend from Sunday–Wednesday while the other half attends Wednesday–Saturday. Students are accommodated in rooms with en-suite facilities and they participate in a large range of adventure and team building activities including abseiling, climbing, vertical challenge, power poles, dual flying fox, free-fall slide, aerial obstacle course and bush survival day.

Year 9

All Year 9 students participate in an outdoor education camp at either Anglesea or Point Leo where they camp in tents and participate in a range of activities from bushwalking, mountain biking, surfing and camp cooking. In 2015, this camp will be held over three nights.

Year 9 students also have the opportunity to apply for a week-long environmental camp at Wollangarra Outdoor Education Centre near Licola.

Year 10

Year 10 students participate in a three-day camp/retreat program at Phillip Island. This is one of the few occasions when the whole year level is together at one time. Activities are house based and include surfing and a nature walk around Cape Woolami.

The following optional camps/activities are also available to students:

Great Victorian Bike Ride (every second year -Years 9-11)

Vietnam immersion program (every second year -Years 9-11)

Presentation student conference (every second year -Year 10)

Ski camp at Mt Buller (Year 10-12)

Students studying German, Italian and Japanese in Years 10 & 11 also have the opportunity to attend exchange or immersion programs.