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Outdoor Education

A particular feature of Ōtaki College is it's Outdoor Education programme.

It starts in the Year 7&8 classes with day activities in the local area, such as; aquatics, rock climbing, survival skills, archery, orienteering and extends to overnight camps as far away as the Marlborough Sounds and Taupo.

In Year 9&10 Outdoor Education is an option. Students are involved in a variety of activities, including; aquatics, kayaking, rock climbing, hunting safety, orienteering, survival, native flora identification, tramping and camping. This includes camps where students are involved in a range of outdoor activities and tasks designed to help develop problem solving and social interaction skills while having fun in the outdoors.

At the senior level Outdoor Education is offered as a subject option providing students with an experiential learning environment and academic pathway. By participating in a range of challenging outdoor activities, students will gain technical skills while learning about; risk management, leadership, group dynamics and responsible practices. A large part of the course involves practical activities on the river, in the bush, rock climbing and in the mountains. These activities take part on the weekly afternoon outings and on overnight and out of school trips.

Senior Outdoor Education uses Achievement Standards and Unit Standards to deliver a comprehensive programme. For full details see the 2014 Curriculum handbook.

Also available are the following Outdoor Education brochures, in English, Japanese and German.

Outdoor Education Brochure (English).pdf

Outdoor Education Brochure (German).pdf

野外教育 Outdoor Education (Japanese).pdf


Visit our YouTube Channel: OC Outdoor Education YouTube
Visit our Facebook Page: OC Outdoor Education Facebook


 

 


 

 


     

 


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