Five days of action packed adventure in the sun with new friends, awesome leaders and a whole lot of fun!
WHO | Kids aged between 8yrs - 16yrs
WHEN | 20th - 24th Janaury 2020
WHERE | Camp Manyung, Mt Eliza, Victoria
Looking to give your child an active and fulfilling camp experience this summer where they can learn leadership skills, make new friends and have fun in an inclusive environment?
Here's what to expect...
We make sure your kids are having fun with likeminded kids of similar ages
Junior program | 8yrs - 11yrs
- 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 | 12yrs - 14yrs
- 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 | 15yrs - 16yrs
- 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
Sounds like fun? Download our info packs below to learn more.
What does a day in the life of camp look like?
Here's a sample to get you excited about your adventures on camp! (Activities will vary between age groups)
Breakfast: Choice of continental or hot breakfasts, which can include bacon and eggs, baked beans, pancakes.
Invisible Maze: Campers navigate their way through a particular path working as a team with their friends. This is a teamwork activity and a great way to get to know each other!
Minute to win it: This activity promotes working in a team and leadership abilities through the completion of as many tasks from a list as possible in an hour.
Morning Tea: Fruit and vegetable platters.
Campsite Activity: Campers get the chance to really push themselves in a safe environment through adventure activities such as the giant swing, canoeing and snorkelling. All our activities are run with a challenge by choice philosophy.
Lunch: Variety abounds throughout the week with options such as barbeques, wraps, rolls and even burgers!
Swimming: Campers get the chance to swim in the bay with fully trained YMCA staff keeping a close watch.
Messy Wreck: Let's get messy with slime, goo and water balloons, with other campers.
Afternoon Tea: A selection from biscuits, muffins and cakes, all cooked and prepared on site by the amazing campsite staff.
Craft: Free choices range from bracelet making, painting and drawing to pirate flag
Free Time: Building relationships in small groups, campers deciding on what they would like to do from a variety of options, such as sports, craft and puzzles. One camp favourite is Leaders v Campers soccer.
Dinner: Campsite staff prepare an abundance of food for camp. Dinner options include schnitzels, roasts or pasta
Campfire: Campers get the chance to experience true blue outdoor activities during the night-time. Whether that be bush cooking or night walks.
WHOAAAA, it's time for serious fun!
If you have any questions or would like to book, feel free to send Jess or Sali an email or give them a call.
Jessica Gaunt, Program Coordinator
Phone: 0422 835 615
Sali Robinson, Director of Children's Camping
Phone: 0424 478 339
*additional charges may apply for young people requiring additional support ratios. Please contact our Program Coordinator to discuss your child's support needs.