Each year we get to watch kids surprise us in what they achieve in terms of fitness, self-confidence and drive. We quite often see couch-potatoes develop into active and engaged kids waiting to improve and be involved. Without fail, the Energy Breakthrough changes kids for the better every year.
Roger Byron, White Hills PS - Team Manager
The experience for the children and the whole school community was extremely beneficial and enjoyed by all involved.
You cannot come away from the three days in Maryborough with anything but a glow about the value of this project for those students involved.
It is a great project that provides a great “vehicle” for getting kids involved in their learning.
I have been spreading the word about how amazing the RACV Energy Breakthrough is for over 20 years now. I love that it gives students practical skills that will last them a lifetime. I have all the parts in my shed ready for the next generation of RACV EB participants when my daughters are old enough to reach the pedals. I could not be prouder to watch them line up on the start line.
My own children participated in the program over 20 years ago and they still say it is the best thing they did at primary school.
Chris McCallum, Principal, Nathalia Primary School
EB is definitely one of the best school sporting events in the state and is easily the most enjoyable program I was involved in during my time at school. I think it really brings out the best in students and the friendships you form with your team mates will last a lifetime.
[An] Amazing experience that has so many positive implications on schools, students and communities!
Would recommend everyone to strive to be a part of this experience in some way
150% give it your time and energy. I’m yet to find something as a young adult that makes me strive for success, feel included and valuable and that’s so enjoyable than the EB. A program that is worth more to us than we will ever know. So much to learn and gain from the EB experience.
The EB is the greatest event I have been personally been involved in, over a number of years. The heavy involvement gives you life long skills in teamwork but also individual responsibility and respect for others. The passion that is created around this event is truely amazing. [It’s] Well worth the blood, sweat and tears that go into this event!
An amazing experience for children that they should jump at the chance to participate if they have the chance.