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

Holiday Activity - Outward Bound Leadership

15/01/24 - 19/01/24
16 - 24

At Outward Bound, we consider all young adults to be emerging leaders. The ability to take control of your decisions and positively influence those around you are the skills that will be carried with you for the duration of your life.

Discover your capacity for leadership in unusual environments, literally and metaphorically. Outward Bound Australia will facilitate your learning journey in the unique Australian landscape. Meet like-minded connections, and add a highlight experience to your resume.

Discover Your Leadership Potential
Are you looking for a unique and exciting way to discover what your strengths and weaknesses are, and how best can you apply your skills to adverse situations?

By using the outdoors as your teacher, the Outward Bound Leadership program will lead you through the Australian bush on a journey of self-improvement. Develop your abilities as a leader and strengthen trusted skills on how to best apply yourself in all your future endeavours. Youll find youre much more capable than what you thought.

This is a 5-day leadership program for emerging adults ages 16 to 24. Your group will need to work together while organising camp, cooking on fires, navigating through the wilderness, and summiting peaks. The individual challenges such as high ropes and abseil are supported by your two Outward Bound facilitators, who will expertly explore and discuss how to apply these experiences to your life back home.

Get a step above the competition by adding this outdoor leadership experience to your resume. Book as an individual of come as a group to this rewarding and transformative program.

Enrol individually, or speak to your employer about sending a small team together.

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 AustraliaÂ’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

Accommodation Details: Bunkhouse (> 12 beds per room), Cabins (up to 12 beds), Ensuites, Bathrooms under same roof as accommodation, Heating, Separate staff / teacher accommodation, Tent / caravan sites available

Catering Details: Both Full and Self Catering Available

Attractions Nearby: Namadgi National Park Australian Alps Walking Track Orroral Valley Tracking Station

Indoor Facilities
  • Dining room
  • Heating
  • AV equipment
  • Wifi access
  • Leader / teacher lounge
  • Other
Other Indoor Facilities: Conference/meeting/recreational room (comfortably fits 60 people) Dining hall / veranda Commercial kitchen

Outdoor Facilities:
  • Abseiling (natural)
  • Abseiling tower
  • Bush survival
  • Campfire
  • Canoeing / kayaking (river, off site)
  • Challenge / obstacle course
  • Climbing wall / tower
  • Community engagement
  • Cooking
  • Cycle touring (off site)
  • Day hikes
  • Environmental education
  • Giant Swing
  • High Ropes
  • Indigenous culture
  • Initiative / team building
  • Other
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

Get in touch
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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