Defence Activities and Events

Thursday, June 9, 2022 (All day)

Please keep an eye on your email inbox as the Year 7 and 8 Birrigai excursion consent forms are on their way! This excursion is usually held in Term 1 with Defence students from other schools. However, Birrigai has only just reopened for 2022 and we’ve secured a spot in Term 3 as a Merici Only excursion. It’s a very popular and fun excursion designed to build friendships with other Defence students. Families will be emailed the consent forms this week.

Who: 17 students spots are available. It is open to Defence Family students at Merici College, in Years 7 and 8. Please note that the first 17 consent forms received will join the excursion. 

When: Thursday 21 July, Week 1 Term 3

What: One day excursion to Birrigai Outdoor School, departing 9am, returning 3pm on the Merici bus. Outdoor activities available can include Crate Climb, Abseiling, Giant swing, Flying Fox and a vertical play pen.

The excursion costs $65 per student.

You can email your consent and payment slip to or drop it into the Defence Office near Room 222.

Week 8 Catch Up

Thursday 16 June, all year groups. Lunch time drop into Room 222 for a warm spot to eat your lunch and grab a snack.

Week 9 Catch Up

Tuesday 21 June Year 9 and 10 bring a friend and drop into Room 222 for a warm spot to eat your lunch.

Thursday 23 June Year 7 and 8 bring a friend and drop into Room 222 for a warm spot to each your lunch. Questions regarding the Birrigai excursion will be welcome!

Families are always welcome to contact Kate with any questions or to update family deployment information. or telephone 02 6243 4190


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