QCCC Brookfield

Noosa, QCCC Brookfield, QCCC Expeditions, QCCC Mapleton, QCCC Tamborine / 17.08.2020

Covid-Safe school camps It's hard to believe we are already halfway through Third Term.  It's been five weeks since school camps recommenced at our venues and in that time we've been able to fine-tune our operations and Heath Management Plans, giving a safe and thoroughly enjoyable camp experience to thousands of students. Here's a selection of testimonials we've received about our Covid Safe operations showing schools camp are going ahead safely and well in Queensland, and being really appreciated by groups.  We're grateful for Education Queensland's commitment to camping programs and Queensland Health who have worked with the industry to endorse our Industry Plan.  We look forward to hosting all the camps who've booked with us this year, and beyond. We would like to say a massive thank you for a wonderful Camp this year. With the COVID Safe operations in place, incredible staff, amazing food and awesome activities, our students had a spectacular week! We are really looking forward to coming again next year! 
Noosa, QCCC Brookfield, QCCC Mapleton, QCCC Tamborine / 14.07.2020

EDUCATION QUEENSLAND UPDATE: 19th June 2020 The Education Queensland advice for camps and excursions is as follows: Excursions and camps are permitted to be held at locations or businesses that have approved COVID Safe Industry Plans. QCCC Brookfield is operating under the Tourism and Accommodation Industry Plan and other QCCC Venues and Expeditions are operating under the Outdoor Education Industry Plan. Each site has an individualised Health Management Plan and all the measures required to restore school camps. and...

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...

QCCC Brookfield / 12.07.2017

Brisbane School Camps; Brisbane CampsiteWith Queensland being Australia’s most de-populated State in Australia a Brisbane School Camp is a great format for regional schools to expose their students to the State’s capital.  Located just a short 20 minute from the CBD, QCCC Brookfield is the closest exclusive school camp site to all the activities and delights of Brisbane city.  That’s why the focus of QCCC Brookfield is on its home city – Brisbane. As one of few camping options within the city it is highly sought after by country schools from all over the State.  Schools from as far away as Cairns and the Whitsundays are regular visitors.
Packages, QCCC Brookfield, QCCC Expeditions, QCCC Mapleton, QCCC Tamborine, R1202 / 07.06.2017

Outdoor Education Queensland, QORF, Queensland School Camps, Adventure Camps Queensland, Recreation Camps QueenslandWe recently had a school at one of our sites who had to bring some classroom work with them because there were some assessment deadlines they couldn’t shift for camp.  They didn’t like doing it – the preference of many schools is to make camp a time away from the pressures of the classroom.  That doesn’t mean however that schools, students and parents shouldn’t expect learning and educational outcomes from their Queensland school camp experience. A quality school camp should be what psychologists call a “liminal” experience.  A liminal space is a place of transition, waiting, and growth.  Liminality happens when you get removed from your everyday environment into a place of experience, learning and relational memory. When booking a camp it is important to understand the subtle distinctions operators make between their programs.  Calling a camping program a “recreational” or “adventure” package means it’s probably a very different experience to an Outdoor Education program.  There’s not anything wrong with any of these options, but it matters when you book to know that they have a different focus and outcomes.