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The Australian Directory of School Activities, Excursions and Accommodation is your one-stop resource for keeping you and your school in the loop – so you can plan fabulous and awe-inspiring excursions and camps!

Tuesday, 16 April, 2013 - 00:00

School excursions and activities outside the school gate give students and teachers a fantastic opportunity to bring the classroom curriculum alive with a unique learning experience in a novel setting.

Sunday, 17 March, 2013 - 00:00

The joys and pitfalls of water based camps.
Plenty of school camps involve getting wet, probably because most
kids love a good splash down and it is far removed from the usual school
curriculum. In or on the water, opportunities for educational

Saturday, 16 March, 2013 - 00:00

This, of course, means there is
increased pressure on teachers and other supervisors during camps to
ensure bullying does not occur, and to watch for signs of it.

Sunday, 10 March, 2013 - 00:00

Society's expectations about how schools can educate students about
health and diet are influencing what is eaten in and out of school
grounds.

There's an old cliché suggesting that the way to get into a bloke's good books is "through his stomach".

Saturday, 9 March, 2013 - 00:00

According to results of the 2007-2008 Australian Government’s National Health Survey, one-quarter of all Australian children, or around 600,000 children aged 5-17 years, are overweight or obese.

Saturday, 9 March, 2013 - 00:00

Overseas touring for sport, music and language specialist students.
Taking students on a one day excursion is an exercise in logistical
precision so the thought of taking kids not just out of the school, but

Saturday, 9 March, 2013 - 00:00

The importance of role play and heritage experiences for children.
A common agony of parenthood is having to watch a child 'learn by
experience', usually in the context of doing something they have been

Friday, 8 March, 2013 - 00:00

School camps can lead to the emergence of a Napoleon or a Neil Perry – and not in the person you might expect.
One thing that often emerges during the corporate role-plays of the
21st century is that it's not always the obvious leader who demonstrates
real "leadership".

Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 00:00

Wide open spaces are a distinctive feature of the Australian landscape and perhaps like no other education system in the world, Australia offers its students many unique possibilities for outdoor learning in the natural environment and great opportunities for exploration and discovery.