Applications for Camp Hero SPORTS now open

Published: Friday, 2 November 2018 at 4:54:03 PM

In collaboration with zero2hero, Shire of Waroona is pleased to offer the Sports Leadership program Camp Hero SPORTS. This program will provide young athletes with a holistic approach to mental and physical wellbeing with a high focus on sport. Participants will discover more about their physical and mental health from health experts and professional athletes. The program will provide participants with both challenge and support whilst empowering them to become mental health heroes in the Waroona community.

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Monday 19th November 2018

 

Who: 

Students must be aged 13 - 18 years and reside in the Shire of Waroona.

What:

Camp Hero Sports - WAROONA is a physically challenging 5 day sport and leadership camp. Students will receive facilitated workshops with personal trainers, a sports psychologist, a sports nutritionist and an exercise physiologist. Not to mention specialised training and mentorship from a variety of professional elite athletes.

It is well known that physical and mental health are closely linked. Some evidence to support this is:

  • Physical activity is as effective as medication in treating mild to moderate depression
  • Playing sport or exercising 4 times per week reduces physiological stress by 47%
  • Physical activity is a protective barrier for mental illness
  • Mental health promotion forms part of all professional athlete training regimes

Where:

Karem Adventure Camp - Bullsbrook

When:

Camp will be held from Monday 28th January 2019 - Friday 1st February 2019. 

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

Questions or queries to:

kristy@zero2hero.com.au or Kristy 0404 895 449

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