Throughout 2017 some of the Senior students from St Joseph’s Catholic Flexible Learning Centre, Alice Springs, have been working towards obtaining their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award.
On Thursday 2nd November seven young people graduated at the official Awards Ceremony (two young people could not attend in person).
Throughout the year students have participated in a range of activities including the Adventurous Journey (2 night camp), six months of recreation, 3 months of skills development and 3 months of service to the community.
Some of the activities the YP have been involved in include:
Service: Collecting rubbish around the town, helping to paint the school and running water for sporting games.
Recreation: AFL, rock climbing, bike riding
Skills: Drivers License, elective programs
St Joseph's Catholic Flexible Learning Centre is situated in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, and has an enrolment of 110 young people. They focus on supporting young people disenfranchised from mainstream education to engage in a program to support them to enhance their educational and wellbeing outcomes.
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