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Winter Program

Join us for

Winter Program

Our immersive four-day program provides the opportunity to reside on campus and interact with like-minded peers. We have a fun-filled program including a bonfire night, movies, trivia, dancing and sports, as well as sample lectures from our history, literature, philosophy and theology professors.

Winter Program is currently at full capacity. Please join the waitlist and we will be in contact when a space becomes available.

Express Interest

Date

July 2023

Venue

Campion College
8-14 Austin Woodbury Place
Toongabbie NSW 2146

Open to

Ages 16-20

Program Cost

Free to attend thanks to our generous donors

WHO CAN ATTEND?

Winter Program is open to local and interstate high school students and recent high school graduates. Participants must be between 16 and 20. The program is ideal for students considering studying at Campion in 2023, 2024 or 2025.

Program Cost

Thanks to our generous donors, we are delighted to announce that sponsorship is available for all local and interstate students to cover 100% of the program cost. We are incredibly grateful for the opportunity this provides and encourage you to register ASAP – spaces are limited!

Program Inclusions

  • Accommodation in one of our dormitories or residential houses (males and females reside in separate residences)
  • Transport to and from Sydney Airport or Toongabbie Station (if required)
  • All lectures, activities and meals

Travel Arrangements

Travel to and from Campion College is at the participant’s expense.

For any students traveling from regional areas or interstate, we will organise group transfers to and from Sydney Airport and Toongabbie Train Station. You will be asked to indicate your travel intentions on the registration form and provide flight/coach/train details closer to the program start date.

Participants are responsible for ensuring that they comply with any local, state or national COVID requirements relating to travel.

 

Instructions for participants arriving and/or departing via the airport

  • The group pick-up from Sydney Airport on Day 1 of the program will take place at 2.00pm. We encourage you to book flights that arrive by 1.30pm.
  • The group transfer from Campion College to the Airport on Day 4 of the program will leave around 2.30pm. Even though this is well before the end-of-work rush, Sydney traffic can be unpredictable and it may take up to 90 minutes to arrive at the airport. We encourage you to book flights after 5.30pm so you have ample time to reach the airport, check-in and relax before your flight.

 

Instructions for participants arriving and/or departing via Toongabbie Station

  • The group pick-up from Toongabbie Station on Day 1 of the program will take place at 3.30pm. Toongabbie Station is on the T1/T5 Train Lines.
  • The group transfer from Campion College to Toongabbie Station on Day 4 of the program will leave around 2.30pm.

WHO CAN ATTEND?

WHO CAN ATTEND?

Winter Program is open to local and interstate high school students and recent high school graduates. Participants must be between 16 and 20. The program is ideal for students considering studying at Campion in 2023, 2024 or 2025.

Program Cost

Program Cost

Thanks to our generous donors, we are delighted to announce that sponsorship is available for all local and interstate students to cover 100% of the program cost. We are incredibly grateful for the opportunity this provides and encourage you to register ASAP – spaces are limited!

Program Inclusions

Program Inclusions

  • Accommodation in one of our dormitories or residential houses (males and females reside in separate residences)
  • Transport to and from Sydney Airport or Toongabbie Station (if required)
  • All lectures, activities and meals

Travel Arrangements

Travel Arrangements

Travel to and from Campion College is at the participant’s expense.

For any students traveling from regional areas or interstate, we will organise group transfers to and from Sydney Airport and Toongabbie Train Station. You will be asked to indicate your travel intentions on the registration form and provide flight/coach/train details closer to the program start date.

Participants are responsible for ensuring that they comply with any local, state or national COVID requirements relating to travel.

 

Instructions for participants arriving and/or departing via the airport

  • The group pick-up from Sydney Airport on Day 1 of the program will take place at 2.00pm. We encourage you to book flights that arrive by 1.30pm.
  • The group transfer from Campion College to the Airport on Day 4 of the program will leave around 2.30pm. Even though this is well before the end-of-work rush, Sydney traffic can be unpredictable and it may take up to 90 minutes to arrive at the airport. We encourage you to book flights after 5.30pm so you have ample time to reach the airport, check-in and relax before your flight.

 

Instructions for participants arriving and/or departing via Toongabbie Station

  • The group pick-up from Toongabbie Station on Day 1 of the program will take place at 3.30pm. Toongabbie Station is on the T1/T5 Train Lines.
  • The group transfer from Campion College to Toongabbie Station on Day 4 of the program will leave around 2.30pm.

INDICATIVE PROGRAM

The Winter Program provides a wonderful opportunity to experience student life at Campion College.

Participants will take part in a range of social and academic activities. The schedule is full, but not exhausting. It will allow time for learning, making new friends, relaxation and seeing some nearby sights.

We will continue to monitor government guidelines to ensure delivery of all activities is COVID-Safe. Some changes to the indicative program may be required as a result.

*2.00pm Airport pick-up (for relevant participants)
*3.00pm Toongabbie train station pick-up (for relevant participants)
2.30-4.15pm Registration, room allocations and afternoon tea
4.30pm Welcome session
6.00pm Dinner
7.00pm Trivia
10.00pm Free time in houses/dorms
8.00am Breakfast (Mass available in the Chapel from 8.00-8.30am)
9.00am What is a liberal arts education?
9.30am Lecture
10.30am Morning tea
11.00am Lecture
12.00pm Academic activity
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Lecture
3.00pm Sports activity
4.00pm Afternoon tea
4.30pm Free time on campus (Adoration available in the Chapel from 5.00pm)
6.00pm Dinner
7.00pm Film screening and discussion
10.00pm Free time in houses/dorms
8.00am Breakfast (Mass available in the Chapel from 8.00-8.30am)
9.00am Lecture
10.00am Depart campus
11.00am City trip (incl. morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea)
4.00pm Travel back to campus
5.00pm Free time on campus
6.00pm Mock Formal Hall
9.00pm Bonfire
10.00pm Free time in houses/dorms
8.00am Breakfast (Mass available in the Chapel from 8.00-8.30am)
9.00am Lecture
10.00am Academic activity
11.00am Morning tea
11.30am Wrap-up session
1.00pm Lunch (incl. pack-up)
2.00pm Farewell
2.30pm Participant departures including airport and train station transfers
5.30pm Earliest time recommended for participant flights
*2.00pm Airport pick-up (for relevant participants)
*3.00pm Toongabbie train station pick-up (for relevant participants)
2.30-4.15pm Registration, room allocations and afternoon tea
4.30pm Welcome session
6.00pm Dinner
7.00pm Trivia
10.00pm Free time in houses/dorms
8.00am Breakfast (Mass available in the Chapel from 8.00-8.30am)
9.00am What is a liberal arts education?
9.30am Lecture
10.30am Morning tea
11.00am Lecture
12.00pm Academic activity
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Lecture
3.00pm Sports activity
4.00pm Afternoon tea
4.30pm Free time on campus (Adoration available in the Chapel from 5.00pm)
6.00pm Dinner
7.00pm Film screening and discussion
10.00pm Free time in houses/dorms
8.00am Breakfast (Mass available in the Chapel from 8.00-8.30am)
9.00am Lecture
10.00am Depart campus
11.00am City trip (incl. morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea)
4.00pm Travel back to campus
5.00pm Free time on campus
6.00pm Mock Formal Hall
9.00pm Bonfire
10.00pm Free time in houses/dorms
8.00am Breakfast (Mass available in the Chapel from 8.00-8.30am)
9.00am Lecture
10.00am Academic activity
11.00am Morning tea
11.30am Wrap-up session
1.00pm Lunch (incl. pack-up)
2.00pm Farewell
2.30pm Participant departures including airport and train station transfers
5.30pm Earliest time recommended for participant flights

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