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Pine Bluff is Trinity Grammar School's outdoor education campus. It is situated on the Abercrombie River, in the South West of New South Wales, 75kms from Crookwell. All boys in Year 9 experience for one month "Education in the Outdoors" - a truly memorable time which boys often recollect with pleasure when they finish their schooling at Trinity.

Pine Bluff and the adjacent Glenavon properties are found on the upper reaches of the Wyangala Dam on the Abercrombie River, in the South West of New South Wales. Together the two properties total 1214 hectares and include a seven-kilometre river frontage. They can be reached by way of Goulburn, Crookwell, Binda and Bigga in four and a half hours from the Summer Hill Campus.

At Pine Bluff, the focus is on ‘Education in the Outdoors’ with a secondary focus being ‘Outdoor Adventure Education’. In Year 9, the boys are housed in a purpose-built lodge with all modern facilities that provide a comfortable haven. They pursue their academic studies under the direction of the resident Pine Bluff staff. The lessons are based on topics taken from the environment or the history of the area. In Mathematics the continuation of the Summer Hill programme is maintained whilst also focusing on aspects of navigation. Science explores the areas of ecology and environment and English is utilised to tie all of the areas together through the medium of written expression.

The boys are responsible, under the direction of residential staff, for all the day-to-day tasks required to maintain the campus. These include kitchen wash-up, grounds maintenance, personal laundry, cleaning of buildings, and garbage duties. The skills acquired in the opening weeks are put to test in the final week when the boys divide themselves into four groups and are assigned an area of the property on which they establish a standing camp. Whilst here, they hone their skills in camping, bushwalking, canoeing and teamwork.

Parents are encouraged to visit the Campus and spend the day with their son on the nominated Sunday of his residency; lunch is provided for all on this occasion. During Term III several voluntary extension programmes are offered. These include the Year 10 canoe/bushwalk expedition and the Year 11 canoe/leadership skills extension. Our Preparatory School Year 6 students also utilise the Pine Bluff facilities during this term.

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