2019 Camps

Grades 3 & 4 – Candlebark Farm

On 18th September, 2019 – 20th September, Grade 3 & 4 students will be on camp at candlebark Farm, in Healesville, Victoria.

Candlebark farm is an accredited residential campsite. It is nestled on 100 acres of treed foothills overlooking the beautiful Yarra Valley just near Healesville. It’s the perfect place to escape for School Groups.

At Candlebark Farm, they provide a range of facilities and outdoor activities which help to develop confidence and a caring, supportive attitude among campers. Camps are also really successful at developing and improving relationships with both fellow campers and leaders as they see them in a different light during their stay. Afterwards, campers will often draw on important life skills they have learnt from their experience here.

CAMPSITE ENVIRONMENT

The camp provides heated ensuite rooms within 3 Accommodation Lodges. The whole complex is made up of 5 main buildings:

  • Candlebark Lodge
  • Stringybark Lodge
  • Blackwood Lodge
  • Conference hall
  • Games Shed
  • An air-conditioned dining room.
  • An art/craft room.
  • The swimming pool.
  • A large range of adventure activities complete the facilities.

CATERING
We have ensured that Candelbark Farm offer fully catered camps with a range of different meals and can cater for various dietary requirements, when notice is given.

LEISURE

  • Games Shed with Table Tennis and Rock Room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Dining Room Piano
  • Camp Fire
  • GaGa Pit
  • Giant Checkers Board
  • Adventure Activities (instructor led)
  • Self Guided Activities

OTHER INFORMATION
Resident Manager – Michael Hill. Visit https://candlebarkfarm.com.au/ for more information.

 

Grades 5 & 6 – Portsea Camp

Grade 5 & 6 students are to attend camp at Cave Hill Creek, who offer the best School Camp accommodation and facilities in Regional Victoria, suitable for fully programmed or teacher-led camps.

The camp programs focus on developing a child’s love for the outdoors through challenging and fun activities – from canoeing, abseiling, mountain biking and ropes courses, to archery, hut and raft building, bushwalks, orienteering,bush cooking and much more!

Camp is an important place for students to build life skills, relationships (both with their peers and teachers), independence and resilience. This award-winning camp programs are catered towards cultural and indigenous awareness, environmental consciousness and sustainability.

The school camp program helps schools meet their curriculum needs.

The cost of the camp includes activities, accommodation, food & transport.

DATE: Wednesday, 27 November – Friday 29th November

For more information, see https://www.cavehillcreek.com.au/camps/