|WWW: What Went Well
Emily B: Our cabins were excellent with a maximum of 6 people in them.
Abbey T: At Questacon we were able to go on the Free Fall
Max: Questacon had a lot of fun activities like the Earth Quake House.
Max: In AIS in the Sportex area the activities were tiring and a huge amount of fun because we were able to train like an athlete
Hanna: The windy evening at Telstra Tower.
Harry: We were able to see most of the attractions in Canberra
Tom W: the food was great and there was always lots of fun activities to do.
John: The plane and flying home
Lily: The teachers were very organised about what we had to do and when we had to be there.
Mikeely: We were able to see athletes train at the AIS.
Hanna: the kangaroos and rabbits outside our cabins and the jumping pillow.
Emily: being able to walk around in the park and being trusted to do the correct thing.
Calista: Staying up late at night and chatting to our friends in our cabin.
Max: Parliament house was very interesting especially The Senate (Red) and the House of Representatives (Green).
Emily: Having lots of organised tours and not just doing activities ourselves
John: Free Wi-Fi at Parliament House.
Hanna: watching teachers and friends go on the free fall.
Calista: Buying gifts and souvenirs for our families.
Ethan: having fun with the H2O machines at Questacon.
Max: Having the experience of seeing lighting strike at Questacon
Abbey M: Getting to experience the Earth Quake House
Tom: Playing air-hockey against the robot at Questacon.
Abbey T: We were able to spend time with our friends from the other classes
Matt: Being chained to the chair, like a convict at the Museum
Lorelei: Seeing the model of Canberra and watching the light display.
|EBI: Even Better If
Mikeely: If we didn’t have to go to so many places per day. We wanted to stay longer at; Questacon, War Memorial, Telstra Tower.
Lily: A movie that actually worked during movie night.
Matt: Charging points on the bus so we can charge our devices.
Max: If we saw more athletes at the AIS
John: A different place to stay where it was just us so we didn’t have to be mindful of holiday makers.
Harry: Go for longer so we could spread the activities out so we could have spent more time at the attractions.
Emily: Heat the dining area.
Calista: Wi-Fi in our cabins
Max: Hot water ran out very quickly.
Will: Fly both ways or leave on Monday so more time.
Calista: Try to go when Parliament was sitting or the High Courts.
Abbey T: Told who was on duty earlier so we could be more organised.
Lily: Need all students to stay for kitchen duty not some leave early
Calista: I am looking forward to being more independent and going to all the different places.
Tom T: I think the best part of the camp will be the Australian Institute of Sport.
John: I want lots of time to talk in our room. I am looking forward to being away from my sister and she will have to do all the jobs. We are driving through my Aunt and Uncles town and past their house.
Ethan: I am looking forward to a good time. I want to see Parliament House and how it is run.
Matt: I can’t wait to be with my friends. The best part will be the Australian Institute of Sport and Questacon because Questacon looks very informative.
Tom R: I want to share time with my friends and have a great time at the Institute of Sport.
Harry: I am looking forward to going to the swimming area and the pools at the AIS.
Hanna: I can’t wait to go to Telstra Tower at night time and looking at the lights. I also want to make my own coin at the Mint.
Inigo: I am looking forward to going somewhere I haven’t been before.
Abbey M: I am looking forward to Questacon because the pictures on the internet look good.
Mikeely: I went to Canberra a couple of years ago so I am looking forward to see if there are any changes.
Lily: I am looking forward to learning about all the different things and experiencing the attractions.
Abbey T: I can’t wait of the Institute of Sport because I love sport and Questacon looks great.
Lorelei: Questacon should be the best part of camp
Tom W: I can’t wait to spend time with all my friends and going to the AIS.
Isabel: The slide at Questacon should be the best part. I have been before.
Jye: Telstra will be the best because I have never been there before an people have described it as very interesting.
Max: The AIS will be the best part and the Questacon and the Telstra Tower.
Kajol: I am looking forward to the Telstra tower because I have never been on a night tours before and I would like to.
Will: Questacon will be the best part because all of the pictures on the internet look really good and I want to try some of them.
Our First Camp meeting with Mrs Redford, Mr M and Miss Verna.
Wow it is in only 8 sleeps..
If you bring your phone, iPad, iPod or camera’s make sure you bring a charger the staff will not have spares. Remember your devices will need to be handed in at night.
If you want to take you pillow that is fine but make sure there is room in your suitcase so it can fly home in your luggage.
Don’t forget we leave at 7:15 be here by 7 am on Tuesday 29th and collect your children at school because the bus will drop us here from the airport.
Please pack 2 bags of lollies, one for the bus and one to hand in and be shared through out the camp.
It is recommended the children only bring $20.
No spray-on deodorant because it is not allowed on the plane only roll on please.
Bus A = Year 6 students
Bus B= Year 5 students
Bus A: Mr Kirwan and Miss Laby
Bus B: Mr Kavangh and Mrs Dinneen
Your Task: Plan a trip to Canberra for your class.
You will be staying at ‘Capital Country Holiday Park’ 47 Bidges Rd, Sutton NSW 2620.
You must create a map from your school to your destination. The routes you take to and from Canberra must be different. You can use Google maps but must give your own directions.
You will also need to find the address of the following landmarks and the compass direction from your camp to these landmarks:
- Telstra Tower.
- AIS Academy.
- Parliament House.
- Royal Australian Mint.
- War Memorial.
- Estimate how long it will take by car to arrive at these destinations from your camp.
You are also entitled to visit an extra venue on the last day of camp which you can research and need to provide:
- The address.
- The compass direction to the venue from camp. Estimate how
- What are 3 other landmarks that are located nearby? What direction are they?