Founded by Drew Hynd in 1994, Total Adventures is a leader in programming, implementing school camps and adventure training. Drew’s experience includes 20 years as an officer in the Royal Australian Navy, designing and leading adventure training and leadership programs. Further training has encompassed team building, drug awareness, stress management, comfort zone extension and youth at risk programs.
Among Total Adventures staffs are school teachers and other hand picked, passionate specialists. All Total Adventures Staff hold ‘Blue Cards’, are fully qualified and insured to offer exceptional skills, service and safety. Below is an excerpt from the full list of qualifications held by our full time staff and camp coordinators -
|Bachelor of Applied Recreation, Outdoor
Instruction & Business Management
|Diploma of Teaching
Remote First Aid
|Master of Environmental Education||Bachelor of Arts|
|Associate Diploma of Applied Science||Bachelor of Fine Art (Hons)|
|White Water Rafting Guides Certificate||Certificate of Residential Care|
|Bachelor of Applied Recreation||Pre Hospital Safety Care|
|Wilderness Leaders First Aid||Radio Operators Certificate|
|Sport & Recreation Certificate 4||Surf Rescue Certificate|
|Sport & Recreation Certificate 2||4WD Driver Training|
|Certificate of Residential Care||Radio Operators Award|
|Food Safety Standards Course||Life Saving Bronze Medallion|
|Certificate 3 in Vertical Rescue|
|Avalanche Safety Management|
|Canoe/Kayak Instructors Award|
|Advance Resuscitation Certificate|
Vision Total Adventures vision is to provide an experience where by students come away with a greater awareness of themselves and others.
Mission Our mission is to provide excellence in Outdoor Education through partnerships with schools. To deliver effective camp programs which achieve the schools goals for students.
Values Total Adventures values self respect and respect for others, reflected by behaviour and words. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their actions, be truthful, honest and always act with the best of intentions towards others.
Outcomes Students achieve a heightened respect for individual differences, a deeper level of integrity, compassion towards others and courage. Qualities which stay with them throughout their life, leading to more positive interactions with others including their peers, teachers, family and the wider community.