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Australian Capital Territory
Outward Bound Australia
131 - 150 ACT - Canberra

Holiday Activity - Outward Bound Expedition

30/09/24 - 09/10/24
15 - 24
1997

Outward Bound Expedition is all about discovering and developing your potential through participation in adventurous experiences scaffolded by risk and reward. Physical activity, mental agility and the ability to work together as a team encourage teenagers to problem-solve in practical ways.

The 10 day program for youth and emerging adults ages 15 24 that promotes curiosity, courage and compassion. Activities include high-ropes course, abseiling, orienteering, hiking, and an overnight solo.

If youre just starting to think about your future, this program will help you discover the strengths and abilities you may not even know you have. The Outward Bound Expedition program also qualifies for the Duke of Edinburghs Award Gold Residential Project. Classification: Activity based Outdoor adventure courses. Please contact dukeofed@outwardbound.org.au to arrange for your assessment before arriving on program.

Register your young person today and give them a gift that will motivate and inspire them for years to come.

Outward Bound Tharwa has 142 beds for school excursions, church, sporting or cultural groups, weekend escapes and conferences where you want to stay in a peaceful bush setting close to Canberra.

Tharwa is on the outskirts of the ACT, just 30 minutes from the heart of Australia’s Capital City. Surrounded by rolling hills and long, sun-soaked valleys, Outward Bound's National Campus sits on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River at the foot of Mt Tennent with resident kangaroos, wombats and countless birdlife. Your accommodation options: Cabins: - 6 self-contained cabins sleep up to 122 people in total. Each cabin has four bedrooms, sleeping between 4 and 6 people per bedroom for a maximum of 24 people per cabin. Each bedroom has an en-suite shower and toilet, and each cabin has a communal living area with kitchenette. Self-catering: from $49.50 per person/night - Catered: from $70.40 per person/night. Bunkhouses: 20 beds across three rooms, each has a large table and chairs to plan your Canberra excursion and ensuite with shower. Two bunkrooms have 8 beds each, another has 4 beds. Not as luxurious as the cabins, but much more comfortable than camping. Self-catering: from $38.50 per person/night - Catered: from $59.40 per person/night. Camping: - Campsites for over 100 people across the property, ranging from large open fields to secluded, private campsites. Suitable for campervans, caravans and tents with toilets and hot showers for all. Open-style bivvies, mats and sleeping bags can be hired or you can bring all your own camping gear. Fire drums and fire pits can be used for cooking. $22.00 per person/night. Catering possible on request for large groups. Additional Facilities: - Conference/ recreational hall (comfortably fits 60 people) - Dining hall / veranda - Commercial kitchen - High Ropes activity course. - Mountain bikes for hire - Fire pits

Catering Details: Both Full and Self Catering Available

Attractions Nearby: Australian Parliament House
Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD)
National Electoral Education Centre (NEEC)
Australian War Memorial (AWM)
Australian Institute of Sport
Questacon Science Museum
Government House
High Court of Australia
National Archives of Australia
National Portrait Gallery
National Museum of Australia
National Capital Authority
National Gallery of Australia (Stories of Australian Art program)
National Film and Sound Archive’s
Namadgi National Park
Australian Alps Walking Track
Orroral Valley Tracking Station

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Other Indoor Facilities: Conference/meeting/recreational room (comfortably fits 60 people) Dining hall / veranda Commercial kitchen

Other Outdoor Facilities: High ropes circuit with 6 elements Giants Ladder team climbing 10m artificial rock-climbing walls 10m abseil wall Raft building and other water activities Team building and leadership initiatives Multi day hikes through Namadgi National Park Campsites for camp-out experiences and fire places

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Phone: 0419 203374
Website: https://www.outwardbound.org.au/programs/school-camps/centre-based-school-camps/

Address: 35 Naas Rd, Tharwa, ACT, 2620

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