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Year 7 Camp and Orientation

April 1, 2021

Our Year 7 Camp was the first of the events that weekend and was held at the Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre for our Perth and South West based students.

A group of 47 students arrived at lunchtime on the 13th and spent the afternoon participating in various outdoor team building activities, including ultimate sports and pool games. After dinner, students enjoyed an outdoor movie experience in the amphitheatre before heading off to bed for the night.

MADALAH staff and mentors enjoyed this time getting to know our new year 7 students and supporting them as they start to navigate their exciting journey at secondary school.

On Sunday morning we continued our team building and students and staff alike set up stations and activities ready for our annual Orientation Day that afternoon.

At midday, another 200 of our MADALAH secondary and tertiary scholarship students arrived and orientation began. After a wonderful Welcome to Country by Shaun Nannup, students were treated to some time with MADALAH Patron, Syd Jackson.

While eating their lunch, students listened to South Summit, a young and upcoming band made up of MADALAH alumni and two of their friends who have just recently launched their debut EP.

After lunch students were split into groups of 30 who they then spent the afternoon with, moving through a variety of activities including yarning circles, painting, giant games, chang cards and mapping their country. They also had the opportunity to hear about the Duke of Edinburgh Award and pick up some MADALAH merchandise.

The whole weekend was a bonding experience for the students, MADALAH staff and mentors; one that will hopefully strengthen relationships as MADALAH supports these students throughout their education journey.

It was a fantastic turn out and we would like to thank the students and school staff who attended, with a special thanks to our MADALAH staff and mentors who, without their time and dedication, these events would not have been possible.

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