Taking learning and the curriculum outside the classroom is a core objective of our Camps and Tours program. The camps and tours are “classrooms outside the four walls”. They provide students with active learning through fun and rewarding personal challenges in different and often beautiful settings. The program helps students realise their potential in communication, decision making, problem solving, resilience, team building, working collaboratively and leadership.

Year 7 Camp

The Year 7 Camp is conducted early in Term 1 so that students and staff have the opportunity to get to know one and other in relaxed, casual environment. The camp is in February and runs for 3 Days at Waratah Bay Beach Camp.

Year 8 Camp

The Year 8 Camp is conducted in May and, in 2018, was held at the Dewar Camp. The camp facilitates a positive community experience for students while, at the same time, providing the opportunity for Victorian Curriculum-linked experiential learning to take place. Our camp programs are fun-filled, affordable, educational and safe. The camp runs for 3 days for the majority of students.

Year 9 Camp

Students have the opportunity to attend a 5 day camp on the Gold Coast visiting the major themes parks. The camp, run in early December, is a marvelous end to the Year 9 course.

Year 10 Sports Leadership Sailing Camp

Students in the Year 10 Sports Leadership Program attend a 3-day sailing camp near Geelong in the first week of December.

Chinese Sister School Tour

Students in Year 9 have the opportunity to travel to China, bi annually, where they are hosted by Shaxi High School. Students enjoy a range of cultural expriences that expand their international understanding and cultural awareness.  In the alternative year Shaxi visits Blackburn High School.

International Tour

For students from Years 9 – 12 the bi annual International tour provides an opportunity for students to visit our sister schools in France and Germany where they can practice their language skills as well as learn about the culture and history of the European countries they visit.
An advance payment plan is available.

Music Camp

The Music Camp is for all students in our orchestras, concert bands and ensembles in preparation for the South Street Eisteddfod which is the biggest eisteddfod in the Southern hemisphere. The 3 day camp is held in Daylesford in August.