Riverina Visual Arts Camp 2022

Region: Rural South and West | Borambola
Years 7 to 11
Local arts program Public schools Visual arts

The NSW Public Schools Riverina Visual Arts Camp 2022 provides pathways to excellence through developing art-making skills for rural and remote public school students.

Students will participate in 3 workshops: painting, drawing and printmaking

Run by TAFE Teachers at TAFE facilities and including gallery visits.

An online gallery and exhibition will be set up on the final day.


2022 Dates

  • Residential campers:

Arrival:  5:00 pm Tuesday 18 October 2022 at Borambola Sport and Recreation  (Term 4 Week 2)

Departure: 3:00 pm Friday 21 October 2022 from Wagga Wagga TAFE Gallery 43

  • Day participants: 

Arrival 9:00 am - Wednesday 19 October to Friday 21 October 2022 (Term 4 Week 2).

Departure: 4:30 pm Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 October and  3:00 pm Friday 21 October 2022 from Wagga Wagga TAFE Gallery 43

  • Camp exhibition
    Friday 2:00 pm at  Wagga Wagga TAFE Gallery 43

How to Apply

Interested students from Years 7 to Year 11  from NSW public schools are now invited to complete the 

Closing date for the application and consent form is Friday 2 September 2022

Payment

Cost:

  • $385 for full-time residential or $250 for day students only   
  • Payment is made at your school.
  • Label payments as Visual Arts Camper or Visual Arts Day student  
  • We will then journal each of the schools for the payments.
  • If you or your School Administrative Manager has any concerns about the payment process please contact Angela Angel at Wagga Wagga High School on 69253611. 
  • Please finalise all payments by Friday 2 September

Borambola Sport & Recreation medical form

All residential camp participants must also complete the online Borambola Sport and Recreation Medical Form - VA Camp. This form must be completed before 2 September 2022.  Use the following reference:

  • Booking number: 20429 
  • Booking start date: 18 October 2022
  • Booking venue: Borambola Sport and Recreation Centre.     

 

  What to bring

  • Bedding—Sleeping bag OR 2 sheets and 1 pillowcase, blankets, doona. It could be quite chilly at night so be prepared!
  • Bath towel, soap, toothbrush & toiletries
  • Appropriate sleepwear
  • Warm and appropriate clothing
  • 2 pairs of shoes (include 1 pair that can get wet and muddy)
  • An old shirt ( labelled) to cover clothing for painting
  • Folder for artwork
  • Pencil/s /and sketch pad etc for your own drawing in your own time
  • Money for canteen at TAFE and movies (optional)
  • Water bottle (very important)

Further information

For further information download the 2022 Riverina Visual Arts Camp Information Booklet

Application checklist

COVID-19 notice

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

Visit the COVID-19 and public schools in NSW web page for more information.

Enquiries

Stephen Apps
Coordinator
Sharon McEachern
Coordinator
Di Alexander
Arts Coordination Officer
Wagga Wagga Education Office

Venue

Borambola Sport and Recreation Centre
1980 Sturt Highway
Borambola NSW 2650
Australia

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