Next week is Twizel Area School's Outdoor Education Week for 2022. All the details you require can be found here... Here we are again, at the end of yet another epic year of adventures, struggles and good times. One thing we do every year, here at Twizel Area School, is to finish the year off with a bang! Outdoor Education Week 2022 is set to provide our ākonga with experiences and opportunities that many places can't provide. We are exceptionally lucky to have access to some of the best outdoors that Aotearoa can offer.On Monday 5th December, our annual Outdoor Education Week will start. We will divide the Middle School into six teams and establish team leaders to help guide the teams around the myriad of challenges on offer.School will start and finish at the normal time for the duration of the week. Buses will function.The aims of the week include:fostering leadership, teamwork and responsibilitygiving opportunities to try new recreational experiences and develop new skillsdevelop problem solving skills in a variety of contextsenjoy the outdoors - especially around the Twizel areaThe programme is as follows, although it may change as some activities are weather dependant:Monday 5thTuesday 6thWednesday 7thStudents clear classrooms and lockers - bring a bag to take belongings home.Team BuildingActivities begin after Morning Tea and finish around 3 pm.Water DayTeams A, B, and CKayakingSailingMountain BikingCanadian CanoeingRaft BuildingTrampTeams D, E, and FWater DayTeams D, E, and FKayakingSailingMountain BikingCanadian CanoeingRaft BuildingTrampTeams A, B, and CThursday 8thFriday 9thChallenge DayAll GroupsExpedition DayAll GroupsMonday 12thTuesday 13thTinman Team Multi-sport EventAll GroupsWilding Pines EventDuring Outdoor Education Week, students are not required to wear school uniform, but need to have appropriate clothing and footwear for the activity they are participating in, and the weather.Water Daytoweltogschange of clothesjacketgym shoesWater Day students also need to bring a roadworthy bike (stunt bikes are not suitable), and a cycle helmet.Trampersday packsturdy shoeswindproof jacketsuitable clothing for hot and cooler weatherEach day, all students require a packed lunch and full water bottle, sun hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.