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!
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