Camping Adventures

Campfire kidsA five day fun-filled camping adventure during the school holidays for all young people, including those with a disability, aged between eight and sixteen years old. 

Applcations are now open for the following Camps:

September 2016 Angelsea Adventures 

  • Book before July 10th and receive 10% off!!

  • Date: TUESDAY 20th September – SATURDAY 24th  of September.

  • Where: YMCA Anglesea Recreation Camp

  • Who: Kids aged 8 – 16 (at the time of camp)



January 2017 Summer Manyung Camping Adventures 

  • Book before September 30th and receive 10% off!!
  • Date: Monday 9th January 2017 – Friday 13th of January 2017.
  • Where: YMCA Camp Manyung
  • Who: Kids aged 8 – 16 (at the time of camp)

 


Kids click here to find out more! 

Adults click here to see the important stuff!

Do you have a child with a disability? They can come too! Please contact Leigh on (03) 8397 3108  or leigh.ware@ymca.org.au (Avaliable Mon - Wed) to discuss your child's opportunity to have a great camp experience

 

What's included?

Camping Adventures provides one program leader for every six campers, to help ensure everyone gets the most out of the experience.

Have a heap of fun, make stacks of new friends and take on heaps of activities all run by trained and experienced program leaders.

  • 4 nights
  • All meals and snacks (lunchtime Tuesday – lunchtime Saturday)
  • Five days of fully programmed and themed activities
  • 24 hour support and supervision by fully trained and highly experienced camp leaders
  • First aid support from fully qualified first aiders
  • Campsite challenge activities (e.g.: flying fox, giant swing, Skateboarding- This is dependent on the campsite we are utilising and the facilities available to us)
  • A take-home Memories Pack including certificate of participation, photos of camp, and copies of our daily camp newsletter
 

How camp works

Campers are divided into three age groups, and well as getting everything listed above, campers can look forward to getting the following out of their programs:

Junior program (grades 3 - 5)

  • Introduction to the concept of camp and its boundaries and expectations
  • Unique, fun experiences through camp activities
  • Opportunity to develop new friendships and self-confidence
  • Positive, supportive and experienced cabin and program leaders (one for every four campers) 

Intermediate program (grade 6 and year 7)

  • Developing positive identities, values, boundaries and expectations
  • Positive role-modelling and development of self confidence
  • Activities that encourage group support and development of leadership skills

Senior program (years 8 - 10)

  • Focus on leadership, personal growth and challenging yourself
  • Development of leadership skills and initiative
  • Equipping senior campers with the tools and skills to become camp leaders

 

Want to know more? Or for information on how to book

Contact Leigh Ware on (03) 8397 3108  or leigh.ware@ymca.org.au (Avaliable Mon - Wed)

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*additional charges may apply for young people requiring additional support ratios. Please contact our Program Coordinator on (03) 8397 3108 to discuss your child's support needs.