ACTIVITY DESCRIPTIONS

You can choose from a range of activities or ask us about our suggested packages. Alternatively why not let one of our qualified staff tailor a programme to suit your desired outcomes. Risk Assessments are available for activities on the website.

Adventurous Skills

HIGH ROPES & FLYING FOX

The ideal challenge for Year 7’s and up, our High Ropes Course features two parallel runs with a central Flying Fox. Developed for older, more able participants working in pairs, this activity focuses on communication and personal challenges, as the ground support encourages and checks the safety of the climber. Suitable for Grade 7 to Adults

MID ROPES & FLYING FOX

Used as a tool for personal growth, the unique design of our Mid-Ropes course allows individuals of all ages and abilities to take part creating personal challenges while building supportive teams. Students then have the option of climbing up and flying down on the Flying Fox, a guaranteed highlight of the activity.

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Take advantage of the picturesque bush location & riding direct from the camp participants can experience the beauty of the local forestry trails taking in the awesome coastal scenery. Excellent Instructors, multiple route choices & good quality bikes of all sizes enable the team to cater for all age & skill levels from Lower Primary through to High School

ROCK CLIMBING

Climb to new heights on the largest Rock Climbing Tower in South-East Queensland, an impressive 12-meters high. This activity can cater from beginners to expert climbers with up to eight different climbing routes, depending on the participant’s ability. Our qualified instructors will give climbers one-on-one tips and techniques to ensure they get the most out of their ability.

CANOEING

This activity offers the opportunity to learn useable skills, have fun and develop an understanding and appreciation of rivers and their surrounding environments. Canoeing can be successfully mastered by participants of all ages and encourages the development of communication, support and teamwork.

INFLATABLE WATER PARK

This is quickly becoming one of our most popular activities, with the entire group taking part together. Just a short walk away, we visit Red Jacket Aqua Fun Park. Everyone is sure to have blast with a 50-minute on water session time with inflatable obstacles, slides and jumps. PFD’s are worn throughout the session and on-site lifeguards provide a full safety brief prior to the session beginning. This is sure to be a favourite for the group!

*Additional waivers are required for use of the park

INTERMEDIATE SKILLS

RAFT BUILDING

This session is conducted on the Maroochy River, a short walk from Camp. Raft Building involves group problem solving, team work and construction skills. Basic instruction in knot tying and lashing is included. Participants are then required to construct rafts from resources provided and complete set challenges using their vessels. This is a fun and often wet session, fostering teamwork and friendly competition.

FENCING

Fencing is a unique opportunity for participants to try their hand at a new skill. We supply all the safety equipment and resources whilst under the supervision of a specially qualified fencing instructor. This is an interactive team based activity where participants learn the history of the sport, practice some fun pirate skills and Olympic style duals. Fun team challenges finish off the session where everyone gets to test out their new skills.

SOFT SKILLS

ARCHERY

This is one of the most popular traditional school camp activities that can be enjoyed by all children regardless of their age, ability or skill level. Using an array of bows suited to specific age and participant abilities under skilled supervision, this activity is sure to hit the mark.

BEACH GAMES

Designed for fun and laughter to wear energetic campers out. Games are tailored to suit the group’s age and program objectives, including traditional beach relays and competitions. This activity is best suited to primary school ages. Visiting the beach is a must, particularly for non-coastal schools. Conducted at North Shore patrolled beach, approximately 25-minute walk from Camp.

NOTE: This activity does not involve free swimming, though participants may get wet during some games.

BUSH SKILLS

Bush Skills are a practical activity teaching participants skills and knowledge about surviving in the bush, camp craft and emergency situations. It includes hands on activities such as fire lighting without matches, shelter construction, damper making, water collection and navigation.

CATAPULTS

Incorporating the history and the use of catapults in medieval wars, participants are taught basic knot tying skills and design so that they can build their own team catapult. They then shoot sponges at each other to test out their skills and aim.

MUD PIT CHALLENGE

This session focuses strongly on team work and communication as participants work through various challenges of our army inspired’ Mud Pit Course. The Course has many traditional challenges including: rope swings; cargo nets; tyres and a mud trench. This is the perfect activity for anyone with a sense of adventure and fun and a willingness to get a little muddy.

FIELD GAMES

Includes all enjoyed field games such as Soccer, AFL, Rugby, Cricket and Lacoste

FISHING

Enjoy a relaxing session on the banks of the Maroochy River wetting a line in hope of landing that big catch. All equipment is supplied and instructed by our staff.

LOW ROPES AND INITIATIVES

Cables, logs and ropes run throughout the trees for participants to challenge themselves in different ways, approximately 30cm off the ground. This activity requires team trust through a series of exercises. Participants do not wear harnesses therefore the use of spotting by team mates is a must. The low ropes are accompanied with an introduction session where the participants must demonstrate a series of basic trust exercise before being allowed on the course.

ORIENTEERING

How do you teach maths skills in the outdoors? Hand out the compasses and we’re set for fun in the sun learning how to find your place in space. This session looks at compass use, pacing, recording data and working together as a team. This activity is sure to get everyone thinking and communicating effectively

RADIO ROGAIN

This team based, timed, competitive challenge focuses on communication, spatial awareness and group dynamics. Participants are provided with a site map identifying the location of a series of check points. Working together each team must locate as many check points as they can within a given timeframe. Bonus points are earned by completing a radio based task at each check point. The use of radios as the communication media necessitates the relearning of basic communication etiquette (turn taking, listening skills, thinking before talking, being clear in communication) and provides some excellent talking points for debrief on communication. It’s also a lot of fun and can be completed as a night activity.

TEAM BUILDERS

Together Everyone Achieves More as groups rise to the challenge and fun of our many adventurous scenarios. On the educational side these sessions focus on developing the 5 Cs of team functioning (Communication, Co-operation, Commitment, Care & Concern). Groups have to work together negotiating solutions too increasingly and sometimes hysterical challenges.

BUSH TREKKING

Take a leisurely stroll through our conservation reserves as our leaders discuss the ecology of the area. Topics include: ecosystems, adaptations of organisms, transition of environments, bush tucker & remedies, catchment health, dune formation, foreign invaders & impact of human activity on the environment. This activity can be tailored to fit into any environmental subject students are currently studying at school and is modified to suit the age group. Various environmental activities are also enjoyed to further enhance Group’s knowledge and understanding of environmental issues.

Whole Group Round Robin

Whole group round robin is the perfect way to get your entire group working together. This budget friendly activity is completed in the oval with students rotating through various team challenges and sporting games.

PREMIUM ACTIVITIES

SURFING

Always a favourite, the Learn to Surf Program is designed to have all students catching waves, controlling surf board, paddling, standing up and riding the waves to the beach. A budget friendly option is to complete Surfing with the Buddy System where there is one board between two children. Both will be in the water at the same time taking turns, this helps the children feel more confident and have a more enjoyable experience. This activity is best aimed towards Upper Primary & High School children. Conducted at North Shore patrolled beach, approximately 25-minute walk from Camp.

BODY BOARDING

The Body Boarding Program is a great introduction to surf skills aimed at Primary School aged students. Students are taught how to catch waves, control, and learn to turn on the body boards. A budget friendly option is to complete Surfing with the Buddy System where there is one board between two children. Both will be in the water at the same time taking turns, this helps the children feel more confident and have a more enjoyable experience. Conducted at North Shore patrolled beach, approximately 25- minute walk from Camp.

NIGHT PROGRAMS

CAMP FIRE AND NIGHT GAMES (maximum 50 per fire)

Enjoy a camp fire under the stars in our specially designed fire pit. Our staff will supervise all the safety aspects of the fire while you lead your group in some fun. Subject to local conditions and fire restrictions. Night games can be run either indoors or outdoors and focus on team building, problem solving or just good fun. The debrief (with some toasted marshmallows) around the camp fire is the perfect time to discuss camp focus or program goals.

CAMP FIRE AND DAMPER MAKING (maximum 40 per fire)

As with the Camp Fire & Night Games, our staff will supervise all aspects of the fire and will lead the group in damper making. All equipment is supplied to bake the damper along the coals of the fire. This iconic Australian dish is sure to entertain and provide a nice little treat at the end of the night.

MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT GAMES NIGHT

Based on the popular game show, Minute-to-Win It is a hilarious activity for the whole group and perfect for all year levels. Teams compete to complete challenges and games within the one minute time limit. This high energy and uplifting games night is sure to have everyone up and laughing their way through these challenges.

OUTDOOR CINEMA AND POPCORN

Relax under the stars and watch a movie on our large pop-up cinema screen. This is the perfect relaxing activity after a busy day on programs, we will provide the popcorn and ice blocks. There is an option to watch the film inside the hall, dependant on hall availability. Fee includes movie licencing.

TRIVIA AND GAMES NIGHT

If you are looking for a team based activity where everyone can come together in a relaxed and fun environment; you will not find a better option than a quiz night. Let our facilitators entertain the group with fun and interactive trivia questions and mini games in between to keep everyone engaged.