YEAR LEVEL 4-12     GROUP SIZE – per cabin   DURATION – length of camp


Details of Activity

Incorporated in each residential camp, students explore practical strategies to manage water and energy use in cabins.
The emphasis is on sustainability and the need for cooperation, respect and responsibility are also emphasized in this competition. Individual cabin results and sustainability discussions begin each day’s activities.

  • Biodiversity
  • Sustainability and human impacts on the environment
  • Ecosystems and ecologies
  • History

Learning Intent


  • Assess the sustainability of lifestyle choices with respect to resource use and waste minimisation.
  • Read energy and water meters to measure and minimise our use of these resources.

Personal and Social Capability

  • Contribute to groups and teams.
  • Encouraging others and negotiating roles.
  • Working as part of a team
  • Communicate, cooperate and present as a small group.

Critical and Creative Thinking

  • Inquiring, identifying and exploring and organising information and ideas.
  • Generating ideas, possibilities and actions.
  • Reflecting on thinking and processes.
  • Analysing, synthesising and evaluating reasoning and procedures





Year level standards and content descriptions can be found within the linked curriculum document. This provides essential information that supports the implementation of teaching and learning activities and assessments.