Drouin Secondary College - Course Selection

Junior Outdoor Education 400 (POE400)

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The Course:

This unit aims to teach students safe and enjoyable uses of our natural environment. The course focuses on outdoor recreation, placing participants in direct contact with the elements and covers such topics and activities as bushwalking, campfire cooking, conservation issues, initiatives, abseiling, rope courses, rafting and navigation/orienteering. Depending on avaliability this unit has up to two overnight camps and a day trip. 

Please note: The camps are mandatory as it forms part of the assessment for the Unit

This unit will focus on...

Giving students the hard skills of being in the outdoors while also looking at elements of teamwork and personal development.  It will set them up to be involved in VCE OED 

Learning and Assessment Activities

Wilson Prom Research

Risk and Motivations 

Practical Assessment 

These units lead to

Units 1 & 2 of Outdoor and Environmental Studies 

Special considerations

This unit in based around Year 10 content and leads a direct pathway to early access Units 1 & 2 OES.  

Costs involved

$300 per semester

Materials required

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