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Year 8 Camp at Berowra Waters

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Year 8 recently headed north to camp in the spectacular bushland of Berowra Waters on the mighty Hawkesbury River.

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Here is what Isabella and Asmara had to say about the experience.

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“In Week 5, Term 2, Year 8 had their annual camp. It took place over 5 days and was held at Berowra Waters, hosted by Southbound Adventures.

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Arriving at 7am on Monday morning, many of us were apprehensive but excited about the week to come.

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Year 8 camp has three levels: high, extreme, and super extreme, and everyone was able to select the level that they felt would challenge them.

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The five days were split between naturally stunning hikes, canoe trips and activities including an adrenaline pumping flying fox, rock-climbing, a reflection on our year group, rogaining (the sport of long distance cross-country navigation, in which teams of two to five people visit as many checkpoints as they wish in a set time period) and high ropes.

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It was a very enjoyable experience, and strong new friendships were created.

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The activities were enriching and the hikes and canoes trips were beautiful.

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The wilderness was pristine and majestic, with a wide range of beautiful sights such as rivers, forests and waterfalls.

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Overall, the experience was challenging but enjoyable.

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It pushed limits, and in doing so created a stronger bond within Year 8.

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It was an extremely valuable opportunity that we deeply appreciate, and are thankful to everyone who made it possible.

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It gave us a stronger appreciation for the luxuries in life and it helped us recognise how privileged we are to live the life we do.”

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