Content/Assessment:

  • Skills and technical knowledge relevant to outdoor activities.
  • An ability and willingness to plan activities and lead groups
  • Subject consists of 100hrs of theory and 50hrs of practical work.
  • Negotiated Project - Students plan, conduct and lead an adventure activity.
  • Students must reflect on that activity in a written report, relating their leadership to concepts and theory in outdoor leadership and their personal skills, responsibilities and leadership roles. As a guide 15hr should be sufficient for the planning and leading of this body of work.

Homework:

  • For completion of assignment and class work only
  • Some activities will involve additional time

Important Points:

  • Class work is due in for assessment as notified by the teacher
  • Assessment tasks as per negotiated dates.

Students have said:

  • "Much more theory content than Outdoor Education/Adventure Recreation."
  • "Need to be self-motivated."
  • "Must be interested in leading groups in outdoor environments."