Cost: $260 Earlybird Fee, $280 for applications received after Friday the 22nd of March
Ages: High School Years 10 – 12
When: Sunday 21st – Monday 29th April
Where: Walpole – Nornalup National Park (5 hours from Perth)
Team Leader: Amber Flynn
Spend 9 days exploring the wilderness of the Walpole-Nornalup National Park on a hard-core hiking adventure. Discover the wonder of WA’s wild areas, and discover new things about yourself. Take on the challenge of Wild Camp and experience this unique opportunity to escape into a place of growth and reflection. Highlights include a wilderness cruise on an inlet, camping under the stars, good food, beaches and forest and an end of expedition celebration dinner.
NB. You will need to provide food but will be given guidance on what to purchase for your group prior to camp. Packs and tents are available through SU.
Team Leaders: Amber Flynn and Matt Cunningham
Amber is a writer, musician and artist. At the moment this includes writing reviews, articles and poetry, playing gigs, making music videos, doing community radio review shows and plenty of other fun things. In the past she’s worked in many different jobs, like as the Schools Coordinator at SU WA, a digital map-maker, a restaurant manager and as a copy writer. In her spare time she loves doing SU camps, heading to Goode Beach (Albany) to visit her homeland and visiting other people’s grandparents.
Matt is a guy who would happily spend all day in the garden, growing fruit and vegetables if he could. Matt loves getting to know people and getting alongside whatever they might be doing. He works as a youth worker with primary and high school students, an outdoor instructor, and does some landscaping and study on the side. He has lots of hiking experience, having been a SU Warriuka intern in 2008 and walking the Bibbulum Track end-to-end in 2009 amongst other things.