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Camps and excursions

Excursions

Excursions provide students with an opportunity to learn or reflect on learning experiences that are being provided in the classroom. They are organised by teachers and submitted for approval by both the principal and the P&C. Detailed risk assessments are completed as required by Education Queensland.

Excursions vary in cost but as much as possible, costs are kept to a minimum to encourage the highest participation level possible. Details and permission forms are distributed to the students concerned well before the date of the excursion and copies can be downloaded from the documents section of the school website.

Students participating in excursions are expected to wear the school uniform and display good behaviour at all times.

Camps

Yugumbir State School has a full camping program from Years 2 - 6. 

Year level​ Camp​ Approximate cost​
2​ Sealife Underwater World, Mooloolabah (1 day) $110
3​ House of Happiness, Bribie Island (3 days)​ $170
4​ Camp Warrawee, Joyner (3 days)​ $195
5​ Camp Currimundi (4 days)​ $190
6​ Camp Somerset, Crossdale ( 4 days)​ $245

 

Children who present themselves as high risks in terms of behaviour will not be invited to attend and the final decision will be at the discretion of the teacher and the administration. Students not going on camp will be supervised at school in remaining classes. The school has its own camping equipment where applicable. 

Parents who are unable to pay for camps should contact the business services manager so that part payment/ instalment paying, etc. can be arranged. Parents are required to sign the agreement and show frequency of part payments.