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Teams in Residence - Term 3 2018

School Teams attending the SNOWY RIVER CAMPUS in Term 3 2018

North Metro Region

  • Reservoir High School
  • Thorbury High School
  • Melbourne Girls College
  • Viewbank College

Loddon Region

  • Werrimul P12 School
  • Red Cliffs Secondary College
  • Irymple Secondary College
  • Bendigo South East 7-10 Secondary College

Term 3 2018 SSL program at the Snowy River Campus commences:
- Sunday 22 July 2018 (Student Arrival)
Concludes:
– 22 September 2018 (Student Departure)


School Teams attending the SNOWY RIVER CAMPUS CHINA Program in Term 3 2018

  • Beechworth Secondary College
  • Mansfield High School
  • Numurkah Secondary College
  • Yarrawonga College
  • Bright P12 College
  • Koo Wee Rup Secondary College
  • Swan Hill College
  • Alexandra Secondary College

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Parents Bulletins & Letters - No.3

Parent Bulletin - No. 3Third letter home to parents and guardians of Snowy River Campus,
Term 3 Students - 17 August 2018

Hello again from the community of the Snowy River Campus!

We are still flat out here and going strong. By the time you read this, the first expedition groups have headed-out and returned. They have bushwalked along the nearby coastal bluffs of Cape Conran camping out at the beautiful Banksia Bluff, putting into practice all the skills learned in their expedition preparation sessions. The students were well prepared and so full of excitement, apprehension, “coolness” and worry, all mixed into one! I know, however, that what they will learn through their undertaking will put them in great stead. One of the concepts we use in designing our type of education experience is to move from the known to the unknown. In moving to, and living at, the Snowy River Campus, students initially are in a much unknown environment (socially, physically, emotionally, geographically and so on), which they soon become comfortable and familiar with. I am sure this is conveyed in correspondence, and will be obvious at the visiting weekend. The expeditions are another move from known to unknown, from the known existence of the Snowy River Campus into the wild coastal environment and with lightweight tents. The next expedition will be largely canoe-based on the wonderful estuarine environment. The challenges are new and different to the first expedition. It is a very deliberate part of the process of learning both leadership skills and to be enterprising.

VISITING WEEKEND

The Visiting Weekend is rapidly approaching. You may pick up your son/ daughter at 9.00am, Saturday 25 August and return them no later than 4.00pm Sunday 26 August.
If you need to drop your child off earlier than midday on the Sunday please inform the campus and we will make the necessary arrangements. Remember this weekend is about spending quality time with your son or daughter, enjoying their company and encouraging them to share their experiences thus far. We strongly recommend only immediate family members be a part of this reunion.

Mark Reeves (Principal) & Robyn Francis (Campus Principal - Snowy River Campus)
 

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Aug

VYLC Photogallery 1: Arrival and Visit to Luofu Shan

Students travelled to a nearby Park reserve called Luofu Shan (Luofu Mountain). A magnificent Taoist temple, a long chairlift ride, some extreme exertion climbing hundreds of steps and great rewards of views, and cool breezes.

Term 3 2018 - VYLC - Gallery 1

VIEW THE IMAGES - VYLC Photogallery 1
 
Welcome to Term 3 2018 Snowy River Campus Students

The Snowy River Campus welcomes the arrival of Year 9 students from the following School teams to start their School for Student Leadership Program in Term 3 2018

School Teams attending the SNOWY RIVER CAMPUS in Term 3 2018

North Metro Region

  • Reservoir High School
  • Thorbury High School
  • Melbourne Girls College
  • Viewbank College

Loddon Region

  • Werrimul P12 School
  • Red Cliffs Secondary College
  • Irymple Secondary College
  • Bendigo South East 7-10 Secondary College

School Teams attending the SNOWY RIVER CAMPUS CHINA Program in Term 3 2018

  • Beechworth Secondary College
  • Mansfield High School
  • Numurkah Secondary College
  • Yarrawonga College
  • Bright P12 College
  • Koo Wee Rup Secondary College
  • Swan Hill College
  • Alexandra Secondary College

Term 3 2018 SSL program at the Snowy River Campus commences on Sunday 22 July 2018 (Student Arrival) and concludes: on 22 September 2018 (Student Departure)

 
Gnurad Gundidj Campus
Snowy River Campus
The Alpine School Campus

School For Student Leadership

School for Student Leadership is a Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) initiative offering a unique residential education experience for year nine students. The curriculum focuses on personal development and team learning projects sourced from students' home regions. There are three campuses in iconic locations across Victoria. The Alpine School Campus is located at Dinner Plain in the Victorian Alps. Snowy River Campus is near the mouth of the Snowy River at Marlo in east Gippsland. The third site is adjacent to Mount Noorat near Camperdown in Victoria’s Western District, and is called Gnurad-Gundidj. After consultation with the local aboriginal community, this name represents both the indigenous name of the local area and an interpretation of the statement "belonging to this place".
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Our school community acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Bidawel and Gundijmara people as the traditional custodians of the land upon which our school campuses are built. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, their Elders past and present, and especially whose children attend our school.