Year 6 students attend camp each year. The camp program aims to promote and develop social skills, self-esteem, initiative, teamwork, leadership skills and responsibility. It is an opportunity for students to be challenged beyond their comfort zones, to learn fear control and environmental conservation. It also provides opportunity for building relationships between students and teachers in a relaxed and informal environment.
Year 9 students attend a camp that is held over 2 days at the beginning of Term 3. The focus is on leadership, team building and self-esteem development.
The Year 11 camp is held over 2 days at the beginning of Term 3. It is designed to prepare students for the election of leaders for the following year.
The Year 12 retreat is held at the end of Term 2 each year for three days.
The retreat is designed to:
The programme also aims to enable students to:
At St Francis College, we encourage a variety of leadership styles including: