The Sport Promotion Unit trekking programme aims are:
To promote trekking activities as a means of education on the Maltese and cultural endowment and promote environmental responsibility.
To promote confidence and enjoyment among Maltese students.
To promote a healthy life style and to increase physical activity among young citizens.
To develop awareness of safe practices as regards to outdoor activities.
To develop personal and social skills in the students’ development.
To develop a sense of leadership and build long-lasting relationships.
To establish and to preserve the right to access to the open countryside and coastal zones.
During such activities students have lots of fun learning new things and exploring new horizons.
The Outdoor programme offered to year 6 students consists of trekking, tent pitching, orienteering and learning some knots. For most of the students it will be their first experience in such activities.