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Phillip Island Ranger Quest School Camp

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Phillip Island Ranger Quest School Camp

Location: Phillip Island, Nature Parks
Camp Duration: 2-5 Days
School Camp Style: Residential or Semi Journey-Based
Theme:
Give your students the challenge of being a part of the Ranger Team at the World famous Penguin Parade and other popular wildlife attractions of Phillip Island Nature Parks, as they try and balance the needs of conservation and modern day eco and adventure tourism.
Suitable for: Grade 4 - Year 12 + University & International Students
Accommodation: Island Accommodation Dorms & Camping Out
Transport: Provided
Food: Restaurant Quality Fully Catered / or Self Cook option
Equipment: Yes
Activities: Sea Kayaking, Body Boarding, Surfing, Swimming, Rock Pool and Beach fun, Coastal Walking, Team Building Games & Initiatives, Marine Education, Koala Conservation, Penguin Biology Education, and much more...

Setting the scene:

Allow your students a journey of discovery as they travel through the varied coastal environment of Phillip Island, experiencing the daily challenges of being part of the Ranger service team. Teams take on key roles within that team, as they deal with various conservation issues and experience some of the adventure activities on offer.

Are they ready to take up this conservation challenge? Meet and work behind the scenes with Park Rangers. Developing life skills, such as, leadership, teamwork, communication and problem solving. A journey of discovery for all involved. Experiential learning at its best!

Aims: 

Your students will get amazing and unique access. Behind the scenes experiences with Rangers that are nationally accredited eco guides. Develop a greater understanding of the natural environment and cultural heritage through exploration, investigation and hands on activities. This is a journey of discovery, conservation and adventure as students undertake a Quest through Phillip Island, experiencing the daily challenges and adventures of working as a Park Ranger.

 

Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Awareness and respect of coastal conservation issues
  • An understanding of wildlife conservation and management
  • Overcoming problems as a team as they travel through varied terrain
  • To understand individuals strengths and weakenesses in order to work effectively, and enhance self-esteem
  • Understanding the role of a leader
  • Develop responsibility, hazard awareness and risk assessment
  • Meet challenges in outdoor activities
  • Gain an understanding between man and the natural environment
  • Knowledge of modern day eco buildings, as well as eco adventure tourism
  • Sucessful teamwork and communication