Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Beaches to Billabong Camp

Chris and Luke have been away working with the FOGS on the beaches to billabong camp for the last few weeks.

The objective of the Billabong to Beach Programs is to improve the participants life skills to enable them to make better life choices and motivate them into leading a positive life for themselves and their communities.

The Program:
The Billabong to Beaches Camp was held at Camp Apex at Currimundi on April 27th to May 1st , 2009.
12 boys and 3 mentors attended the camp. The boys were from Doomadgee. Phil was the camp leader.
Peter Nowill (Olympian 3000m Steeple Chase) ,Luke C Gregory (Kung Fu 2x World Champion) and Chris Weier (4x Australian Triathlon Team Representative) attended the camp as mentors.

The 12 boys and 3 mentors spent a week in Longreach working on Horsemanship and Leather skills. After the camp the boys spent a day at Seaworld and then returned to Longreach for another 2 weeks of Horsemanship.

No comments:

Post a Comment