Camps

Southmoor Primary School offers students the chance to participate in two camping experiences in their middle and senior years. Our camping program focusses on encouraging independence, developing teamwork strategies and improving leadership skills. Grades 3 and 4 experience Gundiwindi Lodge in the Dandenongs. Every even year students go on a 3 day two night adventure where they get some unique opportunities including:

  • A 150m Flying Fox
  • Indoor Archery
  • Adventure Playground
  • Traditional Bush Hut Building and Bush Survival Skills
  • Damper Cooking / Bush Cooking
  • Awesome Giant Swing
  • Low Ropes Course
  • Orienteering
  • Evening activities and excursions
  • Solar-Heated Swimming Pool
  • Games Room
  • Trampolines
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Reptile Education Area and Farmyard Animals
  • Initiative Activities/Team Building Activities
  • Sensory, Photo and Nature Trails

Every odd year, students in Level 4 travel by bus to Catherine's Creek Camp in Allambee for a 4 day 3 night experience. With a focus on leadership skills team work and increased independence students get to participate in the following activities:

  • Rock Climbing
  • Canoeing
  • Raft Building
  • Flying Fox
  • Archery
  • Low Ropes Course
  • Initiative Course
  • Orienteering
  • Bush Cooking
  • Bush Walking
  • Tennis
  • Trampolines
  • Basketball
  • Swimming Pool
  • Huge Waterslide
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Table Tennis
  • Fishing