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Annual School Camp 2019 and Camp Gear List

Please find attached Camp letter home 2019.

Annual School Camp
Wednesday 23rd – Friday 25th October 2019

The Collaroy Centre – Collaroy Beach

Dear Parents / Guardians,

Our annual camp this year is taking place at The Collaroy Centre from Wednesday 23rd –
Friday 25th October 2019. The annual camp is compulsory for all students.
The Collaroy Centre is located 50 minutes from the Sydney CBD and is 5 minutes from the
beach, it offers stunning views of Long Reef and the Northern Beaches.
All Macquarie Grammar School teaching staff are attending the camp and in combination with
the Collaroy Centre staff will offer our students a variety of challenging and fun activities
during our 3 day stay. In addition, Yrs. 10 & 11 will be transported by bus to Palm Beach,
where the students will walk the Barrenjoey Light House track and enjoy stunning ocean views
once at the top.

All meals are provided on site during our stay. Students are accommodated in ensuite cabins.
Wednesday 23rd October 2019

•  All students are to arrive at School for the normal 8 45am roll call. Students will be
transported via bus to and from the venue, buses departing at 9 30am.
Friday 25th October 2019
•  Following lunch, buses will depart the Collaroy Centre at 1 30pm and return to School
at approximately 2 30pm. Once back at school, students will be dismissed to travel
home.
• Permission / Medical forms are due back to your child’s Homeroom Teacher by
Tuesday 15th October (first day of Term 4). Please highlight any medical issues,
allergies, food allergies and / or dietary needs. A gear list is also attached including
linen requirements.

To maximise our time away and to avoid distractions, especially at night time, students are
not permitted to take their phone on camp. If there is an emergency and you need to contact
your child, you can call me on 0421 784398 or Mrs Sun on 0406 117505 and we will facilitate
contact.

If your child brings a phone to school on the morning of day one of camp, they must hand it
to their Homeroom teacher, where it will be safely locked in the staffroom and given back
upon returning to school on Friday. Any phones that are taken to camp will be confiscated
and may not be returned to students until the parent or guardian comes to school to collect
the phone.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me:
a.slavin@mgs.edu.au
Kind regards,
Mr Anthony Slavin

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