All team members paid or unpaid, are screened through the The Office of The Children's Guardian as to their suitability to work in child related employment. this is done as per the Child Protection (Working With Children) Regulation 2013.
Students are encouraged to have a go at each activity to maximise their camp experience, however are never forced to participate. We apply a 'Challenge by Choice' philosophy to all of our activities, which enables students to achieve their individual goals.
The Great Aussie Bush Camp is aware of the potential allergic reactions some students face if exposed to certain food types and food additives. We are also mindful of the specific needs of different cultural groups. Therefore, we cater for all sorts of dietary requirements including coeliac, vegetarian, Halal, lactose intolerance, severe allergies and many more.
In specific situations students also have the option of bringing their own food however please call us to discuss this.
The Great Aussie Bush Camp camp is allergy aware and has a HACCAP controlled kitchen with routine inspections from health and safety officers.
The food is tasty, nutritious and filling to ensure students have enough energy throughout the day. The menu has been designed to cater for a wide range of students tastes and can include meals like hamburgers, spaghetti bolognese through to a traditional barbeque with sausages, rissoles and a salad bar. There are various hot and cold options for breakfast including pancakes, scrambled eggs, spaghetti and different types of cereal. Fresh fruit is available at every meal including morning / afternoon tea as well as refreshments to make sure students stay hydrated.
If you have any specific dietary requirements please liaise with your school or call us to discuss the options.
Our tent accommodations are permanently erected. The steel frame is attached to a concrete slab with an all weatherproof PVC covering. They have floors, doors, windows and bunk beds inside. There is lighting outside, throughout the campsites.