Services Academy

SERVICES ACADEMY BUSH CRAFT COURSE

Location: SANTOFT Forest, Turakina Beach, Whanganui, run by NZDF

The NZDF youth Development unit (YDU) will be conducting a Central Regions Services Academy Bush Craft course over the period of Monday 19th – 23July 2017. The course will include students from Horowhenua, Makoura, Trident, Wairoa, Wanganui and Tongariro. The aim is to provide Students with skills and knowledge with Bush craft skills in order to develop the character and competence to effectively and safely enjoy NZ Bush conditions.

Students will be taught basic Navigation, bush and basic survival skills and gain NCEA evidence for unit standard 425 and 426 (Camping and Tramping)

SERVICES ACADEMY BUSH CRAFT COURSE

Location: SANTOFT Forest, Turakina Beach, Whanganui, run by NZDF

The NZDF youth Development unit (YDU) will be conducting a Central Regions Services Academy Bush Craft course over the period of Monday 19th – 23 June 2017. The course will include students from Horowhenua, Makoura, Trident, Wairoa, Wanganui and Tongariro.

The aim is to provide Students with skills and knowledge with Bush craft skills in order to develop the character and competence to effectively and safely enjoy NZ Bush conditions. Students will be taught basic Navigation, bush and basic survival skills and gain NCEA evidence for unit standard 425 and 426 (Camping and Tramping)

SERVICES ACADEMY ATTENDING BASIC LEADERS 8-12 May 2017

The following Services Academy students, Asia-Shane Kempston, Heketa Ham-Taipeti, Jaeda Mclaughlin, Wiremu Ketu-Sperling, Varian Wi, will attend a NZDF Basic Leaders Course that will be conducted at El Rancho, 58 Weggery Drive, Waikanae Beach, Waikanae.

There is a total of 12 Academies involved from throughout the central and lower North Island. The aim of the programme is to provide students with the basis from which to develop character and competence to effectively undertake leadership roles within the community. Students are expected to practice their learning by leading some of the activities on the next Academy Bush craft course in June.