On the 26th of November the year 5/6’s went on a school camp to the Shipwreck Coast, in Warnambool. We stayed at a motel called Down Town Mtel. During our stay we ate dinner at Maceys Bistro had lots of exciting and creative activity’s such a kite making, rock pooling, and more. That night we had a trivia night.
On the day we drove up to Warnembool, we got to experiance an outback abouriginal presentaiton at Narana Creations. We got to see emu’s, water holes and all different outback objects. Also we got to have a go at boomerang throwing which was really fun. It was also interesting to see everybodys techniques in throwing a boomerang. We also went to a place called Red Rock Lookout were we got to over look Lake Corangamite.
In during the second day we vistited Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum, Where we got to see a spectacular view of a village that used to be there when the people used to go whaling for whales blubber. When we were touring the village we got into partners with a booklet and had to go around to the village shops and find the answer to the questions in the booklet.
After to eat lunch we went to lake pertobe adventure park where we could fly on two different flying foxes, fort maze, cross to all different small islands by linked bridged and more. We also had a chance to make our very own uniqe kite’s with a professional kite maker named Tim. When It was night time we went back to the Flag Staff Hill for a spectacular sound and light show! It was about the Loch Ard in 1878 while it was voyaging from England to a part of Australia.
Then we went to a place called Tower Hill and went on a discovery walk thru one of Victorias most recent inactive volcanos where we got to take pictures and go on a nature walk thru a bushland reserve which is a home to emu’s, koalas, kangaroos, sugar gliders and more.
First up on the third day we went to a rock pooling activity that was really cool because we got to see all different sea creatures that are living under and in sea objects. Later on in the day we went fishing at The Anglers Fishing Club where we had a chance to catch as many fish as we could. Some people caught fish and some people like my self caught one but couldnt wind the fishing rod back up because the fish was pulling to hard that not even two people on the ground could wind it up so it ended up letting go and swimming away. We had a disco aswell.
Then we went on a group walk to Griffith Island where we learnt about animals and plansts such as birds, mammals, reptiles and plants. During the walk i saw all different kinds of animals and I learnt alot aswell.
On the last day we got up 7 O’clock on the dot and started packing before breakfast. After we had breakfast we loaded our coaches with the bags and then we loaded our selfs. Before we left we thanked the Down Town Motel staff for letting us stay in there rooms while we stayed in Warrnambool. When we were traveling we came across the Great Ocean Road where we say dramatic scenery including London Bridge, Port Cambell, Loch Ard Gorge and the Twelve Apostles. After all I had a great time at my last camp as I am heading off to Secondary School next year.
Here Are Some Links To The Places We Visited While On Camp!:
– Narana Creations/ Aboriginal Cultral Park: http://www.narana.com.au/
– Red Rock Look Out: Unfortunetly Doesnt Have A Website
– Flag Staff Hill Maritime Mueseum: http://www.flagstaffhill.com/
– Great Ocean Road: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Ocean_Road
Finally, This has probley been one of the best camps ever!
– Red Rock Lookout
– Great Ocean Road – 12 Opostiles
– London Bridge
I recommend this camp for any schools from grades 3-6 as you learn a lot about heaps of things that you will need to take on board in the future years of high school and primary school.