The Outdoor School – Bogong is a residential outdoor education centre, operated for secondary school students by the Department of Education and Training in Victoria, Australia. Located in Bogong Village in North East Victoria, in the heart of the Victorian Alps, the Centre.
School Profile: The Outdoor School – Bogong is a residential outdoor education centre, operated for secondary school students by the Department of Education and Training in Victoria, Australia. It is located in Bogong Village in North East Victoria, in the heart of the Victorian Alps and on the border of the Alpine National Park. The centre is set in a spectacular mountain environment with majestic alpine forests and a sparkling lake as a backdrop. Students attending have easy access to some of Victoria’s best alpine country, the Bogong High Plains, for program activities. The centre has an extensive and comprehensive range of specialised equipment to support the various programs run throughout the year. Schools attending Outdoor School – Bogong normally share with at least one other school, working in mixed groups of 8–12 students.
Vision, Philosophy & Goals Vision Statement: “To continually strive for excellence in Outdoor and Environmental Education programs that nurture state Government school students and empower them to develop values, attitudes beliefs and behaviours that sustain them for life”.
Philosophy: Outdoor Education at Outdoor School – Bogong is about: — People temporarily living and working together in a small community; ensuring individuals are valued and can make a positive contribution towards the community, and the conservation of the natural environment. Outdoor activities enable: — Students to learn about themselves and to be challenged to perform at a personal best non-competitive level; while learning about themselves, other people and the natural environment…. in an active, safe, healthy and fun promoting way.
Outdoor School – Bogong
Outdoor School – Bogong runs a wide range of outdoor education programs for schools and co-operates closely with schools and other users to structure programs which best suit their needs.
Phone: (03) 5754 1732
Fax: (03) 5754 1735