Next July an adventurous group of Kingsley students in Years 10, 11 and 12 will be embarking on the challenge of a lifetime, when they travel to South Brazil to embark on a four phase, four week expedition.
Following acclimatisation in the district of Curitiba, south of Rio de Janeiro, the seventeen strong team will involve themselves in a community-based project, helping and supporting local people in rural South Brazil. Trekking and camping in Serra da Mantiquierra is the next challenge, after which the girls will enjoy a two day rest and relaxation phase before flying home.
During their expedition challengers will have the opportunity to observe spectacular wildlife in South Brazil's Pantanal District and cross the border into Argentina to visit the famous Iguazu Falls.
In preparation for their challenge the team has been busy raising funds and recently spent two days in the Forest of Dean learning basic survival, outdoor cooking and camping skills. World Challenge leader Glynn reported: "Kingsley students were full of energy and great fun to be with". Mrs Hughes O’ Sullivan and I would certainly agree with that!