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Picnic dinner and telescopes, the ideal combination! Stage 1 families were lucky enough to experience perfect conditions for viewing the night sky. Thanks to Dustin (https://www.facebook.com/Dustys-Telescope-Views-of-the-Night-Sky-1918870841754428) they were able...

Our native plants are so much more than something pretty to look at! Stage 1 students recently visited the Hunter Region Botanic Gardens to learn about how our First...

Recently, Year 12 Standard and Advanced English students were invited to participate in a writing retreat up on the New England Tablelands. This is the sixth year that the...

Our first activity was one of my favourites. We did Stand Up Paddle boarding. It was really new and exciting and also quite peaceful – apart from being pushed...

Day 1 of our Camp Week started at school, where we took place in a variety of challenges which led us to finding our group members for the Sydney...

Year 11 flew to Melbourne for camp week, where we went to lots of different locations related to our subjects. We broke up for excursions to a Buddhist Temple...

We hiked in the Kosciuszko National Park, after about 9 hours on the bus from Newcastle.  Some described the three day adventure as “We ate breakfast packed up walked,...

We went to Glenbrook in the Blue Mountains for our Camp.  On our first day we had a quick lunch in town before heading to the National Park to...

Macquarie College Camps & Outdoor Education

Year 5 embarked on their annual camp, this time heading north to Port Macquarie.  This was an opportunity to experience life in the 1800’s, travelling far and wide to...