QCCC Brookfield's Retreat House is now available to be booked via Airbnb. This Spacious 8-Bedroom Brookfield Retreat House is nestled in the serene surrounds of Brookfield and provides the perfect self-contained private retreat space to truly enjoy. Located 25 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, QCCC Brookfield is the retreat location that is so close to so many of the Brisbane CBD's attractions yet still far enough away to feel like you are escaping from the daily...

Team Dynamic Skills What are the qualities of a good and effective team? What is the most valuable thing about being in a team? There are many possible answers to these questions, however, the value of team is truly something learned in action through having a positive team experience. Children may start to learn teamwork skills within their home family context, the classroom, the sporting field, Scouts, or a club setting. All these contexts are great for...

TOP 5 Outdoor Education and Camp ministry Apps By Jonathan Bestwick - QCCC Outdoor Education Supervisor   Smart devices in outdoor education are a controversial topic. Smart devices are here to stay, so how can we use them to enhance rather than take away from an outdoor learning experience? In choosing only 5 apps across the whole Outdoor Education/Camp ministry world I have gone for a diverse mix of apps as well as a range of...

Ninja Intern's Favourite Outdoor Education Activity QCCC's second-year Intern, Jack Hodgson, recently made his debut as a contestant on the Nine Network's Australian Ninja Warrior. As someone who does outdoor education instruction for a living, Jack is well trained and suited for the ninja warrior competition. We are really proud of Jack for what he has achieved in this year's Ninja Warrior competition, well done Jack. We recently sat down with Jack, who told us all about...

Work with us in 2023 What are you up to next year? Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Have you considered how work, learning, and faith are all related and help us flourish? We are now calling on applications for the full-time CAMPFIRE Discipleship Internships for the Mapleton and Tamborine sites. With successful applicants set to commence in early 2023, the two-year CAMPFIRE Discipleship Internship is a great opportunity for school leavers to: obtain training...

Top 5 Effective Ways to utilise Camping in your Ministry Have you ever imagined how you can use camping effectively in your church ministry? Need some ideas and inspiration on how your ministry can do things differently? What are the top 5 ways churches can use camps as part of their ministry to the communities they serve? We thought we would use QCCC Brookfield as a case study for some of the common ways churches utilise...

Hassle-free Camping for Regional Schools Are you a regional school looking for a hassle-free camp venue for 2023 in Brisbane that provides a great location to launch a field trip program for your students? QCCC Brookfield is the campsite for your school! With many Brisbane based educational attractions within 15-30mins of QCCC Brookfield, this strategically locates your camp well to easily bus students out to Brisbane attractions. Here are our top 10 Brisbane attractions for school camps...

Top 5 Outdoor Education Activities Recreation and adventure are firmly set in the Australian outdoor lifestyle. However, we often see an emphasis on the “adrenalized” experience of the adventurer. This goes against the grain of what psychologists tell us is the best pathway towards developing humans capable of contributing to wider society. Whatever the problems we face, community is the answer. Therefore, for the development and flourishment of our young people in a community context, how...

Group camp bookings for 2023 at QCCC campsites are open! Whether you have a school camp, corporate retreat, youth camp, church camp, music camp, dance camp, spiritual retreat, or craft camp, talk to our team about packages and activities to suit your camper’s needs. Now that Queensland COVID-19 restrictions are lifting more and more in the community, planning your group camp certainly allows you to organise and schedule with more certainty. If you are looking for something...

We think that Outdoor education activities at school camp are just the best! We believe in the benefits and learnings kids gain from outdoor learning. So much so that we take great pride in providing professional instructors to provide the safest experience. We even invest in interns and train them to be the next generation of passionate outdoor education instructors and experts. Have you got a favourite outdoor education activity? We asked QCCC Intern, Brianna, to...