The Friends' School

Outdoor Education

The Friends’ School Outdoor Education program offers students the opportunity to challenge themselves in real-world scenarios, while learning to understand the natural environment around them. Our students have the chance to experience some of the beautiful landscapes that Tasmania has to offer, and learn how to interact with the natural world in a safe and respectful manner.

The Outdoor Education develops skills in the following areas:

  • Outdoor skills and knowledge
  • Safety processes and procedures
  • Outdoor skill development
  • Organisation in remote locations
  • Positive physical and mental challenges
  • Social skills
  • Communication of ideas
  • Respect for others
  • Negotiation and cooperation
  • Motivation of others
  • Respect for self
  • Environmental skills and knowledge
  • Respect for the natural environment
  • Understanding and applying minimal impact procedures
  • Environmental stewardship.
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