School Holiday Camps
Discover all Decathlon events over the course of a day.
Next 2021 dates :
TBD – No Winter School Holiday Camp (see Pole Vault page for beginner Clinic)
Camp runs from 9:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Narrabeen track
What to bring: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, water bottle, hat, sunscreen
Cost: $85 + $6.5 for track access token
100m, long jump, shot put, high jump, 400m
50m hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin, 800m
All events are adapted to children and equipment modified accordingly.
100 meter sprint. The most popular event! Learn how to use starting blocks and test your maximum speed. World Record: 9″58
Pole vault. The most spectacular event. Experience the excitement of being transported by a pole. World record: 6.18m, higher than a two story house!
Shot put. Test out your power and throw the heavy ball as far as you can. World record: 23.12m with a 7.260kg shot!
400 meters. A full lap on the track, a very difficult event for the braves. World record: 43″03
Discus throw. Originated in ancient Greece, this event is much more complex than it looks like. World record: 74.08m, 3/4 of a standard soccer field.
Javelin throw. Imagine you are a hunter throwing a speer. World record: 98.48m, almost as far as the 100m run.
High Jump. Tranferring your weight from horizontal to vertical is not easy. Learn a few tricks to touch the stars. World record: 2.45m, higher than a standard ceiling.
Hurdles. This event requires huge balance and agility to run over the obstacles over and over again. World record for 110m hurdles: 12″80
Long jump. Run up and land as far as possible, almost like flying… World record: 8.95m
Middle distance run. After an eventful day, use what’s left in you to run an 800m. World record 1500m: 3’26″00