Author: QCCC

Uncategorized / 19.12.2018

QCCC’s Mapleton Adventure Camp Venue will start 2019 with a fresh look after a refurbishment of all the site’s accommodation.  Earlier this year Harrison Lodge was the first accommodation to get an upgrade with Merrin Lodge recently completed.  The refurbishments to these accommodation wings complements the modern, ensuite accommodation on offer at Lethem Lodge.  The major part of the work was the replacement of the wooden bunks which have been used since the site was...

Packages, QCCC Mapleton / 02.11.2018

Aboriginal Rainforest ExperienceThe Triballink Centre at QCCC Mapleton, an indigenous education program where students can touch, taste, feel and experience traditional culture has been awarded a $454,000 Federal Government grant. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien announced funding to Goombuckar Creations to help pay for new infrastructure to enhance the successful Triballink Program based at the Queensland Conference and Camping Centre (QCCC) in Mapleton.
Packages, QCCC Mapleton / 31.10.2018

The annual Mapleton Family Summer Camp kicks off on Friday 28th December. Sign up for the ultimate, relaxing family holiday. The camp is fully catered, our instructors are running programs and activities for the young and young at heart throughout the day and into the evening. Top quality speakers providing daily worship and devotions. The sun (usually) shines, the pools sparkle and you're a short drive from the beaches and attractions of the Sunshine Coast. With...

Our Staff, Packages, Reflections on culture / 17.07.2018

Outdoor Education Schools QueenslandOver the last few years the traditional activities of Outdoor Education have become mainstream commercial activities.  It’s possible to fly a zipline in a shopping centre, clamber over a high ropes course on an individual double carabiner setup or scale climbing walls with nothing more than the assistance of an automatic belay system.  Activities are getting bigger, better, longer and some of our competitors have installed similar options because it’s cheaper, less labour intensive and allows larger participant to staff ratios.  Some climbing walls even offer strobe lights and blaring disco music.
Packages, QCCC Mapleton / 08.06.2018

Farm Experiences school camp QCCC  Mapleton has been give Development Application approval to “un-develop” after successfully applying for a new Outdoor Education activity precinct on a recently purchased farm property.  QCCC Mapleton purchased the last working farm in the immediate Mapleton area and will use it for a range of innovative experiential education and farm-based initiatives. The Hinterland town of Mapleton was established with logging and citrus but the region’s farmland has progressively been turned into residential and acreage properties.  QCCC Mapleton purchased the 20-acre property on its southern boundary when the owner, Nick Kidcaff, retired from farming after forty years. 
Our Staff, Packages / 16.05.2018

Sequential School Camp ProgramsThe concept of “sequential school camp” programs have established a foothold in the consciousness of many schools over the last decade.  With a lot of schools running camping programs from Grade 3 right through to Year 12 it can be a mammoth task to find an operator capable of offering a program with sufficient variety and quality.  No two schools are the same and each school wants different outcomes and has different needs.
Packages, QCCC Tamborine / 14.05.2018

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games saw many accommodation providers in the region used for a  multitude of different accommodation options, with QCCC Tamborine being one of the accommodation providers engaged by the organising committee, GOLDOC.  This required significant investment by QCCC to enhance existing facilities and services for the most significant international event Queensland will host for decades....