The program is voluntary and is aimed at encouraging the girls to develop self-reliance, initiative and a sense of responsibility.
There are three awards:
Bronze - Year 9
Silver - Year 10
Gold - Year 11/12
Within each award there are four sections:
Service - to develop a sense of community and responsibility to others
Expeditions - to encourage a spirit of adventure
Skills - to encourage the development of personal interests and practical skills
Physical Recreation - to encourage participation in physical recreation and improvement in performance.
Residential Project (Gold level only).
$35 which covers the Record Book and insurance.
The expeditions provide an opportunity for parents to supervise the girls on their 2, 3 or 4 day expeditions and generally encourage their daughters to complete their award.