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Adventure Camp

The Adventure Camp is our all-inclusive, activity based camp. We offer four different themed programs of instructor-led activities that emphasise health and well-being, team building, resilience and leadership through a fun, challenging, relevant and engaging experiential learning process. From $165 per person for an all-inclusive, three day package.

Our themed programs are appropriate for any group, however have been designed in consultation with experienced, practising teachers to align with Version 8 of the Australian Curriculum. A suite of teacher and student curriculum resources are available for Year Bands 5/6 and 7/8. Please visit our curriculum links page for additional information.

We have two incredible locations on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, perfectly situated for you to experience the best of what Queensland has to offer—sun, surf and coastal waterways. Our world famous beaches, Tallebudgera and Currimundi, provide the perfect backdrop for your Adventure Camp experience. For detailed information on our centres, including locations, accommodation and facilities, please visit the pages below.

Adventure Camp packages

In addition to our standard two night weekday, two night weekend and day package options, the Adventure Camp can be fully customised to meet your group’s needs. Just select your base package option, and tell us which optional extras you want added to your camp.

Inclusions

Two night weekdays

Two night weekend

Day
(weekdays only)

Accommodation

Monday–Wednesday or Wednesday–Friday

Friday–Sunday

n/a

Catering

From lunch on arrival day to lunch on departure day

From dinner on arrival day to breakfast on departure day

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Facilities

Free usage**

Free usage**

Free usage**

Themed program

12 hours of instructor-led activity

+ Curriculum resources

9 hours of instructor-led activity

+ Curriculum resources

4.5 hours of instructor-led activities

+ Curriculum resources

Optional extras

  • Linen pack (includes sheets, blanket, pillow, pillow case and towel)
  • Lifeguard—Swimming pool usage (per hour rates)
  • Night show
  • Additional nights’ accommodation (per night)
  • Additional instructor-led activities (per session)
  • Upsized menu (per meal)

For detailed pricing information, please view our fees and charges schedule.

Facilities

The Adventure Camp includes the use of our oval, outdoor courts, indoor courts, swimming pool and meeting rooms. Depending on availability, you may share facilities with other groups. When using the swimming pool, you are required to pay an additional fee for a lifeguard, outside of instructor-led activity times. Priority usage may be given to other user groups, depending on their booking. For more information on facility usage, please view our terms and conditions.

Catering

Fresh, seasonal ingredients, delicious and inventive menus, and a clear focus on homemade, healthy and nutritious options are the key elements of our overall philosophy to food.

The Adventure Camp comes with the standard camp menu (PDF, 80K) included, however you can either upsize the standard camp menu, or choose our premium camp menu (PDF, 81K) for an additional charge. We believe that nutritious food is vital for good health. All of our menus satisfy the requirements of Smart Choices—Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools.

We cater for allergies and dietary requirements such as lactose intolerance, lacto and ovo vegetarian, vegan, coeliac (gluten free) and halal diets (additional charges may apply). Packed meals are also available on request. Please indicate any specific requirements when booking.

Themed programs

Be Strong

Resilience and coping skills—Focuses on development of individuals’ confidence and self-awareness. Key outcomes:

  • build confidence
  • recognise and manage emotions
  • develop problem solving skills
  • explore self-discipline and goal setting strategies.

Be Strong - a video introduction to the program

Get Activated

Active healthy lifestyles—Promotes the benefits of leading a healthy and active lifestyle, identifying pathways for staying active. Key outcomes:

  • recognise elements of a healthy lifestyle
  • understand physical activity
  • identify the impact of screen time
  • explore the benefits of physical activity.

Get Activated - a video introduction to the program

Stand Up

Leadership development—Provides opportunities to learn, develop and practise leadership and initiative skills. Key outcomes:

  • recognise qualities of a good leader
  • resolve conflicts
  • develop decision making strategies
  • demonstrate effective communication skills.

Stand Up - a video introduction to the program

Unite

Team building—Designed to develop effective teamwork and build a healthy team environment. Key outcomes:

  • demonstrate effective communication skills
  • explore goal setting strategies
  • develop problem solving skills
  • exercise trust and respect.

Unite - a video introduction to the program

Instructor-led activities

Each of the themed programs has a selection of activities, which assist in achieving that program’s key outcomes. We have over 25 instructor-led activities that offer fun and challenging new experiences in a safe environment. Through participation in a range of activities, participants develop new, or build upon existing, fundamental movement skills and learn how to take positive action to enhance their own and others’ health, safety and wellbeing. We will work with you to select the activities which best align to your chosen theme to design your custom program.

Our experienced and accredited instructors facilitate activities to achieve the key outcomes of your themed program. This is achieved by using specific language when frontloading key objectives, coaching throughout the activity, and guided reflection to finish the session; while also allowing plenty of time for participants to enjoy the activity. This engaging experiential learning process allows participants to having fun while they acquire, practice and refine the key outcomes of your themed program.  

Curriculum links

Our themed programs have been designed in consultation with experienced practising teachers to assist in achieving educational outcomes that align with Version 8 of the Australian Curriculum. They align primarily with the Health and Physical Education Curriculum and General Capabilities, however there are additional alignments with cross-curricular priorities and indirect links to other key learning areas.

Our teacher and student curriculum resources have been developed to maximise the learning outcomes from our themed programs for Year Bands 5/6 and 7/8. Through the selection of your program and activities, we are able build you customised resources; including pre and post-camp research tasks and classroom activities.

For more information on how our themed programs support curriculum achievement and our curriculum resources, visit our curriculum links page.

Bookings

Bookings can be made up to two years in advance; minimum charge is for 22 participants.

A deposit of 15 per cent of your estimated total cost (minimum $300) is required to secure your booking. Once you have submitted a booking enquiry, we will contact you and issue your deposit payment information. Please read our terms and conditions prior to booking.

Last updated
11 April 2017