Packages

Catered accommodation is a winner with campers. Food and sharing meals are a massive part of not only the camping experience but also human relationships and building community. QCCC’s commitment to high-quality hospitality extends to the quality of catering packages available to group camping, retreats, and day conferences. In a nutshell, catering accommodation packages are tailored to the needs of our visiting groups. Some pre-camp menu planning is necessary to help us provide the meals required by...

Church Camp Planning Guide - 2022 There is a lot of detail to consider when planning a church camp. QCCC (QLD Baptists’ camping ministry) has many helpful resources and expert staff who can help your church too. If a church camp is well organised, people will notice and remember that. However, as a starting point, here is a short guide to planning a Church Camp. Church Camp Purpose: What is the purpose of your camp? Who is your...

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...

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...

International schools on study tours and education camp programs to Australia are encouraged to check out QCCC’s venues and programs for an authentic Aussie Camp experience....

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.

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...

Outdoor Education Schools Queensland

Over 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.

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. 

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.