HASS Canberra Trip

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When: 12-14 August 2024
Who: Faith Students in Year 5 and Year 6
Where: Various locations in Canberra

Price: $1526.73 per person for 3 day itinerary ($195 deposit required for registration)

Calling all Year 5 and Year 6 students. Come on Faith’s first ever Canberra trip! This is your opportunity to travel on a plane interstate to learn about the history of our great nation while building friendships and skills of independence.

This trip aligns with the Civics and Citizenship sub-strand of HASS, where students study the key institutions of Australia’s democratic government. Together, with teaching staff, they will examine Australian citizenship and reflect on the rights and responsibilities that being a citizen entails, and explore the obligations that people may have as global citizens. If history, civics or adventure inspire you be sure to register your interest in the 2024 Canberra trip.

Please contact your class teacher for more details and adult ticket prices.

Trip Highlights:

  • Trip to Australian War Memorial
  • Trip to Australian Institute of Sport and Sportex
  • Tour of Parliament House
  • Trip to Questacon: National Science & Technology Centre
  • Drive by Embassy Tour and Government House guided visit
  • Canberra city bike ride tour

Please contact your class teacher should you have any questions.

What’s included?

  • Return airfares from Brisbane to Canberra
  • Private coach transport to and from the various locations
  • Cabin style sleeping arrangements
  • All Meals included (Students to bring own lunch on day 1)
  • All attraction and activity costs

What to bring:

This program will have students engage in various activities at various locations. We recommend that they don’t bring expensive items in case something gets misplaced or lost.

If your student requires medications please organise a Webster pack to use over the camp period. You will need to make yourself and student known to staff upon arrival and pass on the Webster pack for safekeeping.

Student packing list:

Please bring enough clothing for three days + one day extra as a back up. Winter temperatures in Canberra can drop extremely low, often between 0° – 10° so please ensure you pack clothing suitable to the weather.

Sun hat | water bottle | sunscreen | long pants | long sleeve shirts | raincoat | warm jumper | sneakers | undergarments and socks | toothbrush and toothpaste | deodorant ( no aerosols) | pen | notepad | Bible

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