Young people are missing out on camping and outdoor experiences due to Victoria’s ongoing COVID19 lockdowns. Whilst we recognise nothing beats the real thing, YMCA Camps has converted some much-loved camp activities and educational resources into videos and downloadable worksheets for primary and secondary students and teachers to assist with online learning.
We have converted our Adventure Tunnelling activity at Lake Dewar into a virtual escape room using a combination of video footage and graphic puzzles!
Learn how to identify different cloud formations to help prepare for specific weather conditions when going on an outdoor adventure.
Looking for a rainy-day activity? Download our Eye Spy Workbook and test your speed and patience whilst looking for a variety of camp items hidden within different crowded settings.
Learn what food you should pack and consume for your next outdoor adventure.
A fun group game that introduces students to the concept of probability and helps them practise addition. It is most suitable for year 3 – 6 students and can be adapted for online learning
Learn how to tie a series of basic knots which can be useful when camping, as well as in everyday life.
Ever wondered where your rubbish ends up? Explore the negative impacts of littering on our marine environments and gives you the chance to participate in a clean-up of your local waterway!
Develop your navigation skills to help you stay safe and avoid getting lost in the outdoors.
Whether you’re packing for an overnight camp or a quick day trip, this will ensure you’re prepared for anything when you’re in the outdoors.
Learn how to observe wind direction and why it should be taken into consideration when planning an outdoor adventure.