The Duke of Edinburgh scheme began at St Aloysius College in 1999 as a spin-off from the Year 9 camp. The first year saw 8 students participating, with numbers increasing each year to reach 260 participants at all 3 levels in 2022.
From hiking along the Heyson Trail through Kuitpo Forest, to kayaking on the River Murray, walking the spectacular Larapinta Trail in the Macdonnell Ranges and joining in the local community projects on Tiwi Island, students revel in the adventure. Despite the complaints of rain and cold and early mornings, they enjoy the camaraderie and sense of achievement that these activities bring.
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