Dates: Thursday 28 March 2024 8.00am – Saturday 30 March 2024 8pm
Transport: SGHS Hostel Van and trailer. Depart from SGHS Carpark 8.00am and return to car park at SGHS 8pm
Accommodation: Mt Aspiring Hut (2 nights) Matukituku Valley, Wanaka
Staff attending: Mr John Grogan, Ms Sue Mattingly, Miss Morgan Hunter, Mrs Ashleigh Rabel. They have experience tramping and with first aid. A parent would be helpful to assist with the student to teacher ratios.
Clothing: Warm clothing is appropriate eg polyprops, thermals etc. Cotton is not appropriate to be worn as this is cold when wet. Click HERE for the Gear list.
Contact: Ms Sue Mattingly Phone Number: 027 2286 111 – While we are tramping– there won’t be any cell reception – Please text if you wish to leave a message as I do not have voicemail facilities and I will respond once we are back in cell range.
Cellphones: Phones are permitted on the tramp for photographic purposes (there is no cell reception)
Money: We may stop for an ice cream on the way home, so students may bring either a small amount of cash or an eftpos card.
This event contains risks, including hypothermia, injury, getting lost. This event is managed by school staff who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s safety management plan. This includes careful training and planning for students and having experienced staff as well as a good adult to student ratio. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value. If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions, feel free to contact Sue Mattingly, 03 2116030 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is important for safety reasons that students follow instructions given to them by all staff and follow all appropriate school rules. Behaviour by students that is deemed dangerous and puts themselves and/or others at undue risk will result in being sent home, parents will be responsible for any extra costs incurred for this.
Payment, permission and health form needs to be completed by Friday 22 March 2024.
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