Limited Places still available for CAPS Trip

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In July, students and staff members will be travelling to the Kalgoorlie/Coolgardie region to work with the CAPS school. (Christian Aboriginal Parent Controlled Schools).  

This trip will allow students to spend time working with indigenous and non-indigenous children in the Kalgoorlie region to form friendships and share in a cultural exchange, as well as build empathy and compassion.   

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • work alongside the Aboriginal students and share in some of their classes
  • tutor younger students
  • conduct a service project
  • participate in games and sporting activities with high school students
  • attend an Aboriginal church
  • visit Kalgoorlie town sites and visit the Kalgoorlie Gold Mine Super Pit
  • go bush to hear stories of the history of Christian missions from an Aboriginal elder.

The trip is available for Year 9-12 students to apply. The cost is $600. Expression of Interest forms are available now from Student Services and are due 5 May 2017.

For more information contact Mr Ray Hockley, the Head of Service Learning on 9374 8300.

Mr Ray Hockley
Head of Service Learning

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