Lakes Entrance Secondary College offers a range of compulsory camps for Years 7 through to 12.
Year 7 Camp
The Year 7 Transition camp is a 5 day camp to the pristine alps. Camp Bogong at Mount Beauty allows the students 5 days to get to know one another and their teachers in an informal setting. Students will undertake a range of activities including bush walking and camping.
Year 8 Camp
The Year 8 camp is a five day camp in Ballarat. This camp will include elements that cover the Year 8 Humanities curriculum regarding Medieval Europe. It will also reinforce knowledge previously learned about Australian history. Students will spend time at Sovereign Hill, Wildlife parks and a ghost tour around Ballarat as well as breaking up the long journey with a spot of Trampolining and indoor rock-climbing.
Year 9 Camp
The Year 9 camp is a three day cultural trip to Melbourne. Students can expect to participate in a graffiti workshop and a Melbourne lane-way tour, and see the theatrical production of the Walt Disney classic ‘Aladdin’. In addition to these activities students can also expect to participate in a visit to the Jump & Climb, Ice skating, Riding the Melbourne Star, Bowling, Laser tag, Eureka Sky Deck, Melbourne Aquarium and an orienteering challenge through the city.
Year 10 Camp
In Year 10 students are offered the opportunity to participate in a trip to Phillip Island for a full week. Students will participate in a variety of activities including surfing, snorkelling, seeing the penguins, seals and koalas, visisiting Phillip Island Racetrack for a tour and some go carting and finally a boat tour.
Year 11 Camp
Year 11 students undertake a three day trip to Melbourne to visit a variety of further education options. Students are given private tours of a range of Melbourne universities and TAFE's, giving them the opportunity to speak with staff and students. Students will be informed of pathway options, scholarships available and accommodation offered by the various institutes. Students also participate in activities such as Ice Skating, bounce trampolines, Melbourne Star and cinema.
Year 12 Retreat
A retreat for year 12 students is planned for the beginning of each year to help to better prepare students with information and tips which will be of use in their final year of schooling.
The Music Program also run a number of camps throughout the year, these include:
- Junior Band Camp
- Senior Band Tour
- Intermediate Band Camp
- Merimbula Jazz Festival
- Strings Tour