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Land Leaders 2021 (Yr 10 – 12)

$300.00 $0.00

Dates:

4.6.2021 to 6.6.2021

Course Description

An extension camp for Yr 10 -12 young people in the Far South Coast particularly fire affected students studying Agriculture, Geography, Earth and Environmental Science or related sciences interested in learning more about designing for fire retardance. (Bega Valley Shire students will have priority – 20 places available)
The Camp runs from 5pm Friday afternoon 4 June to 1pm Sunday 6 June and full scholarship support to attend is provided by the Bega Valley Shire Community Fund and the Cobargo Community Bushfire Relief Fund.  Contact dean@thecrossingland.org.au with any questions you may have.
The camp starts on Greendale dairy farm at the end of Green Tyrells Rd in Coolagolite with an evening bushwalk to a remote tent camp for stories by the fire on a nearby mountain at the edge of the Badja Fire ground in Biamanga National Park.
The walk to The Crossing the next morning looks at fire affected and fire protected areas and what is happening with recovery and at fire retardant plants that coped well with the blaze. At the camp young people will look at design for sustainability, fire preparedness and protection. In the afternoon we will add to the fire retardant shelterbelts being planted at The Crossing to slow fire winds and retard ember spread.
Students are asked to bring an aerial photo from google earth of their own place or their nearest showground or recreation area to experiment with their fire retardant design ideas based on what they have seen at the camp and elsewhere. Saturday night is in a train carriage bunkhouse. On the Sunday the group returns by canoe to Bermagui for a 1pm finish at the Bermagui bridge boat ramp.
Since July 2020 The Crossing has been working with support from the Bermagui RFS and SES to facilitate fire road group discussions. Many experiences have been shared at these gatherings and many fire preparedness actions and design ideas have come from the people who have attended. This workshop builds on those learnings as well as research into long term wind data in the Bega Valley Shire, Australian and international shelterbelt design and Australian fire retardant plant information.

Inclusions
All meals provided.

Venue Location
The Crossing Land Education Trust, 392 Nutleys Ck Rd Bermagui
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Refund Policy

Deposits are transferable for cancellations made more than 30 days in advance of program dates, less an administration charge of 20%. Cancellations with less than 30 days notice are liable for the full charge.  Part refunds will only be considered before the program starts for circumstances covered by a medical certificate.  If a participant has to end their adventure early for any reason, a refund will not apply. Participants may be permitted to join the program next year if they are eligible or transfer to another program of equivalent or greater value.

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Refund Policy

Deposits are transferable for cancellations made more than 30 days in advance of program dates, less an administration charge of 20%. Cancellations with less than 30 days notice are liable for the full charge.  Part refunds will only be considered before the program starts for circumstances covered by a medical certificate.  If a participant has to end their adventure early for any reason, a refund will not apply. Participants may be permitted to join the program next year if they are eligible or transfer to another program of equivalent or greater value.

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