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Packages, QCCC Mapleton / 15.08.2019

Students in Years 4 & 5 are invited to attend a fun filled daytime only camp experience run by qualified facilitators at Mapleton QCCC during these September school holidays. Students will have a day of energetic team-based adventures and games with different themes each day including treasure hunts, mini Olympics, messy games, survivor challenge, and great race. Each morning will also include a time of talking about God and Christian life. The program will...

QCCC Brookfield, Uncategorized / 25.07.2019

QCCC’s commitment to continual improvement, of sites and camp programs, will see several new facilities and activities being rolled out across our South East Queensland Outdoor Education Centres.  New dining courtyard QCCC Brookfield has invested to make a significant expansion to its dining areas and hospitality facilities.  The open courtyard adjacent to the existing dining room has been covered to create an el fresco dining space.  The space creates additional space for large groups and a delightful chill zone throughout the day.  Music...

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.