In our Australian context, the mental image of putting up a tent goes hand-in-hand with camping. However, camping doesn’t always involve pitching a tent. It can encompass a variety of accommodations and experiences, especially when it comes to big group camping. Rather than solely relying on tents and campfires, large group camping can involve sleeping in what we in the industry refer to as “hard-top” options. Cabins, huts, or dorms, and enjoying professional onsite catering...

At QCCC, we are currently seeking applicants for the following opportunities (Updated 8/4/2024): Scroll to read all roles: Administration & Guest Services Assistant – Traineeship Full-time QCCC - Tamborine QCCC Tamborine is looking for enthusiastic trainee with a passion for Christian Camping and providing outstanding client service to our guests and administrative support in our office. QCCC Tamborine is a busy 300+ bed conference centre which hosts more than 150 groups (15,000 guests) each year. The site is used...

Where Can I Run a School Camp in Queensland? Exploring Top Venues in Tamborine, Mapleton, Brookfield, and Noosa. Planning a school camp can be an exciting yet challenging task, especially when it comes to choosing the perfect venue. In Queensland, the options are plentiful, but Queensland Conference and Camping Centres (QCCC) in Tamborine, Mapleton, Brookfield, and Noosa Outdoor Education Centre are outstanding choices. Let's dive into the details of each location to help answer the common...

The humble milk crate. It is always amazing to see how many uses we have found for the milk crate over the years apart from its intended use of carrying milk or drinks. In our outdoor education setting at QCCC, the humble milk crate plays a crucial part in the crate climb activity. The crate climb is truly a fun and strategic team activity with a high rope element to it. Success in the crate climb is dependent on how well the team works together, which is an ideal learning outcome for any outdoor education activity.

 

Church Camps in Queensland: Nurturing Community, Spiritual Growth, and Discipleship at QCCC Church camps are an effective way to express and demonstrate that church is more than just a Sunday service. Christian Camping is God’s tool for churches to connect with the younger generation and to nurture them into leaders. A church camp at Queensland Conference and Camping Centres (QCCC) venue is an experience that goes beyond the ordinary. Church camps have profound impact of Christian...

5 Reasons to go on a South-East Queensland Expedition with QCCC Stuck in the classroom or office? Need to get out more because you are you an adventurer at heart? Do you love exploring new places and discovering hidden gems? If so, then an expedition with QCCC that explores the beauty of South-East Queensland is for you. Here are 5 reasons why: Natural Beauty: South-East Queensland is home to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Australia....

Why outdoor education? Outdoor education is a term that often refers to a form of learning that takes place outside of a traditional classroom setting. It can involve (but not limited to) activities such as hiking, camping, canoeing, high ropes courses. and other outdoor adventures or activities that help people to learn about themselves and the natural world around them. But why is outdoor education so important? One reason is that it provides a unique and powerful...

On Friday 27th October 2023, Outdoor Recreation providers from around the state of Queensland gathered at Rydges South Bank for the 2023 Outdoors Queensland Awards Dinner. The awards dinner was a prestigious occasion, and the QCCC team was looking sharply dressed for a great evening of celebration.  In 2023, there were 9 separate Outdoor Queensland Award categories that reflect the broad range of services and achievements from across the outdoor recreation sector. QCCC Mapleton was...

At QCCC, we are truly passionate about Outdoor Education and the benefits it provides to participants across all age groups. We recently sat down with a couple of our Outdoor Education instructors and found out what they think are the reasons why Outdoor Education is so great. Our Outdoor Education instructors work with groups every day and see the outcomes that both individuals and groups experience from participating in outdoor education activities. Meet Tamara. Tamara is...