Together We Grow Program

A group of students from Melbourne’s west have celebrated the end of a 10-day outdoor education program, which saw them develop their life skills and give back to the local community. Hester Hornbrook Academy has been one of the participating schools from West.

‘Together We Grow’ program is a joint initiative of the Outdoor Education Foundation (OEF), the Outdoor Education Group (OEG) and Victoria University, which ran from April 19th-28th.

The program incorporated a bushwalking and camping expedition in Eildon, a stay at a Marysville camp in cabins and a stay in Footscray.

During their time in Footscray, the students participated in a range of community service activities in their local area, including preparing meals for homeless charities through OzHarvest and local tree planting in Wyndham.

The group also spent time at Victoria University to learn more about possible career pathways after they finish their secondary education.

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