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Outdoor Adventure Program for Seniors
Mon. 7 November 2016, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm AEDT
The Outdoor Adventure Program at Camp Manyung is a low-cost activity program that provides an opportunity for Seniors to participate in outdoor adventure activities, whilst meeting new people in a welcoming and supportive environment.
The program is designed to provide new and exciting challenges in the outdoors , improving health and fitness and provide a fun and enjoyable social setting
Each month between October to April, a new activity program will be offered, based on the season and the feedback and interest of the group participants. You can book to participate for one month or as many months as you like. Places are limited to 24 participants per program.
Friendly and qualified YMCA Camp Leaders will facilitate the range of outdoor activities offered each month, including: Sea Kayaking, Tree Surfing Ropes Course, Archery, Geo Caching, Snorkle swimming and more!
At the end of each program, cup of tea and refreshments will be provided to enjoy a chat about the days adventures.
MONDAY November 7th Program: Geo-Caching and Archery
Discover the fun and enjoyment of the new -age outdoor activity of "Geo-caching" that will take you on a journey around the camp property and teach you how to use a GPS unit to navigate. For those more intersted in traditional navigation techniques, a map will also be provided.
Due to popular demand, Archery will offered again in the November program. During the activity, you will be taught the skills of using a bow and arrow and experience the joy of hitting the archery target.
Cup of tea and scones to follow after the activities
Registration opens at 9am for a 9.30am start
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the program?
Yes please bring your ticket on the day and arrive 15 minutes early for registration
What do I wear?
Active clothing (no skirts) , sunhat, sunscreen, sunglasses and closed footwear e.g. runners or walking shoes
What to bring?
BYO waterbottle, camera (optional), and personal items
What happens if I dont like the activity?
You choose your own level of participation in any adventure activity offered
Is your program inclusive of people of all capabilities?
Yes indeed !! Specialised equipment is provided to enable people of all ablities to participate equally in the adventures offered. The friendly YMCA Camp leaders are flexible in their approach to ensure the best activity experience for each individual.
Is there age restrictions?
This program is designed for any person over the age of 60
What happens in the event of bad weather ?
Camp manyung will contact you if a decision is made to cancel the program. A notification will also be made on the Camp Manyung facebook page.
What if I cant book online?
Call Camp Manyung on 97881100 and speak to a friendly staff member who can assist you