Located in Blackwood surrounded by the stunning Wombat State Forest, it is a destination exclusively for students from Victorian Special Schools, where they are given every opportunity to laugh, live, learn and have fun through outdoor adventure-based programs.
Blackwood values its relationships with visiting students and staff and is committed to working with visiting schools to deliver quality educational programs that enhance student outcomes both at Blackwood and beyond.
It is imperative that prior to this application being completed, that all applications are supported by the Principal and your School’s Leadership Team is fully aware of the commitment, cost and time required to plan, prepare, implement and review a Blackwood Program and understand that your school are responsible for providing staff to meet overnight supervision requirements in accordance with DET Policy and the needs of your students.
We understand the considerable time and effort that schools put into organising and implementing programs at Blackwood and we work closely with schools to ensure that the program designed through consultation with Blackwood Staff best supports the learning outcomes linked to your curriculum sequence.
The layout of the Centre complements and utilises the natural beauty of the property to provide a variety of activity sites.
All designed to challenge students both individually, and, within a team environment to further their personal, emotional, social and physical development.
Our team is focused on appreciation, respect, tolerance, teamwork, challenge and inclusion.