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Senior SWAT - Student Wellbeing Action Teams

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SWAT - Student Wellbeing Action Teams

SWAT is an immersive experience for young people who are keen to take their leadership skills to the next level!

SWAT will help you to uncover your strengths and use your new skills to raise wellbeing in your school.

Each year the SWAT program is open for a select number of Year 10 students from schools in Maroondah.

Over a period of 6 months, students will participate in:

  • The Summit – A one-day workshop on understanding leadership and wellbeing
  • The Retreat – A two-night camp to identify personal and group strengths and start putting skills into practice
  • Project work – School based, small group work supported by a Youth Worker to implement a wellbeing project
  • Presentation evening – A celebration that highlights the achievements of everyone involved

Congratulations to the 2021 SWAT participants! Click here to explore their wellbeing projects. 

Want to learn more about previous years student led projects? Head to the links below!

2019 projects

2018 projects

2017 projects

To find out more you can speak to your Year 10 Coordinator or connect with us on Facebook, call us on 9294 5704 or email us at youth@maroondah.vic.gov.au

SWAT is supported by the Victorian Government through the Engage! program.

 SWAT 2022

To apply for this year's program, please complete the form below

    Thank you for applying for the SWAT program! Both the student and a parent/carer have a section to complete. Have fun with your responses - we are interested in learning more about you! Student to complete: Are you available to attend the Summit on Tuesday May 3rd? * (Required)
    Are you available to attend the 3 day Retreat from May 11th - 13th? * (Required)
    Are you willing to create a project at your school in terms 2 and 3? (You will have support from Youth Workers) * (Required)
    Parent/Carer to complete: Do you consent to your child participating in the Summit, 3 day/2 night Retreat and project? * (Required)
    . PRIVACY COLLECTION NOTICE Maroondah City Council is committed to protecting your privacy as prescribed by the Privacy & Data Protection Act 2014 and the Health Records Act 2001. The information you provide on this form is being collected by Maroondah City Council for the strict purpose of conducting Council business. Your information will not be disclosed to any external party without your consent, unless Council is required or authorised to do so by law. Failure to provide the information requested may make you ineligible to receive the service or be part of an event/function that is the subject of this form. Any access to the information, amendments that may be required or any privacy enquiries may be directed to Council's Privacy Officer & Health Records Officer on 9298 4211 or email - privacy@maroondah.vic.gov.au If you have any questions or any difficulty completing this form, please contact Youth Services on 9294 5704. Thank you!