Last term, students at QACI who submitted their application for a future leadership position in the 2019 Student Director team were fortunate to be able to head to North Stradbroke Island to test their leadership capability. Wenonah Van Damme, Year 11 provides us with her reflection...
The beautiful North Stradbroke Island was the perfect setting for the Year 11 Leadership Camp. 30 Year 11 students elected for leadership
spent three days working on our leadership skills, as well as spending
some time getting to know each other and celebrating the end of a busy
We worked in leadership groups, and developed around an
hour of leadership-related activities. Ultimate Frisbee on the beach
tired us out just enough to lay down for some stargazing on our first
night in the hostel. Day two was filled with activities, ranging from
trust exercises, to team games and even lego challenges. We also managed
to sneak in some swimming on the beautiful cylinder beach. Day three
was a beautiful hike around some of the islands highlights, including
the groves, point lookout and of course the gelato shop.
the camps highlights for me included seeing whales, turtles and dolphins after
our hike to point lookout, as well as taking walks along beautiful
cylinder beach to watch the sunrise. It was certainly a good way to end
We look forward to the 2019 leadership team using their newly
honed skills to support the QACI students and community.