School Holiday Camps

Deca Discovery

Discover all Decathlon events over the course of a day.

Next 2022 dates :

Monday 17/01/22 or Thursday 27/01/22

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Camp runs from 9:00am – 4:30pm 

Where: Narrabeen track

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What to bring: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, water bottle, hat, sunscreen

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Cost: $85 + $6.5 for track access token

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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.

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100 meter sprint. The most popular event! Learn how to use starting blocks and test your maximum speed. World Record: 9″58

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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!

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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!

400m

400 meters. A full lap on the track, a very difficult event for the braves. World record: 43″03

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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.

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Javelin throw. Imagine you are a hunter throwing a speer. World record: 98.48m, almost as far as the 100m run.

 

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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.

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Hurdles. This event requires huge balance and agility to run over the obstacles over and over again. World record for 110m hurdles: 12″80

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Long jump. Run up and land as far as possible, almost like flying… World record: 8.95m

800m

Middle distance run. After an eventful day, use what’s left in you to run an 800m. World record 1500m: 3’26″00