Chevalier offers the opportunity to partake in additional activities facilitated by the College, and conducted by external organisations.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award empowers young Australians aged 14-24 to explore their full potential and find their purpose, passion and place in the world, regardless of their location or circumstance. The Award is a self-development program available to all young people and is entirely voluntary. It is non-competitive and encourages young people to set and achieve goals at a level appropriate to their needs and aspirations.
YouthAdvance has partnered with Chevalier College to help deliver the award to students in Years 9-12.
Benefits of the Duke of Ed
Participants are provided with an opportunity to develop life skills including confidence, resilience, teamwork and problem solving. The Award holds significant prestige and can help with uni pre-admission, ATAR points at some universities and employment opportunities.
During the Award students will be engaged with their local community, encouraged to be active and to develop new skills, all whilst enhancing their leadership abilities and sense of empowerment, which we all know is crucial for future success.
Duke of Ed Information
Each level contains the following components:
Register for the Duke of Ed
The new pricing can be reviewed on the Youth Advance website.
All participants are encouraged to start as soon as possible, especially those looking to take advantage of hours over the summer holidays. However, please ensure you are registered by the start of Term 1, so we can begin our group start up meetings in early Term 1.
Get Started NOW by registering here!
If you would like more information on the Award:
The Australian Army Cadets (AAC) is a community-based youth development organisation focused on the Australian Army customs, traditions and values.
Benefits from Involvement
The opportunity to challenge yourself and achieve goals as part of a team. You’ll also enjoy making friends.
As a Cadet you’ll learn:
To join Army Cadets, you must meet the following criteria:
Cadets train at the College on the Parade Ground Wednesdays 4:15pm – 7:30pm.
Many students meet Nicky at the Cadets’ office under B Block, in the tunnel from 3:30pm.
Students are welcome to “Come, See, Try” Cadets before making a decision about joining.
There is an Admin/Bond fee of $100 that covers all of your gear and uniform (the $100 will be returned once you return your gear).
There is also a $50 per term fee that covers your food and transfers for that term’s activities. Once a month there is generally a trip away. There is also an annual exercise along with obstacle courses to complete.
Cadets at the College – Please contact Nicky Hanger on 0434 580 046 or Nicky.Hanger@armycadets.gov.au.
Australian Army Cadets – www.armycadets.gov.au
How to Join – www.armycadets.gov.au/find-a-unit/unit?ua=272ACU