QCCC Mapleton

At QCCC, we currently have a few employment opportunities that we are seeking applicants for: QCCC Tamborine: Position: Apprentice Chef  Located only 30kms from the Gold Coast and 70kms from Brisbane, QCCC Tamborine has one of the best views available in Queensland with a sweeping 360 degree vista of Brisbane, Moreton Bay and the Scenic Rim Hinterland. With access to 50 acres of land, QCCC Tamborine offers modern accommodation, world-class catering and an extremely comfortable, versatile venue just 2km...

The story of coffee at QCCC   Have you heard the news? That’s right, FREE coffee for teachers on school camps at QCCC! At QCCC we understand that coffee is important to our guests and therefore an important part of the hospitality experience. Many Australians have their favourite bean or brew that they may stick to religiously. Many Australians also appreciate the personal touch that their local café has to their service by knowing you by name, and...

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...

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...

Many camp planners find it really helpful to speak with our team about how to best integrate a tailored outdoor education program into their camp. QCCC have expert and highly experienced staff who can help you achieve great experiences, great memories, and quality educational outcomes for your camp.  We recently sat down with one of our expert staff members - QCCC Outdoor Education Supervisor, Jonathan, for a quick Q&A on outdoor education at QCCC campsites....

Top Outdoor Education Activities - Intern Favourites There are so many great benefits to outdoor education. Some of the most popular outdoor education activities for school camps in Queensland are found at QCCC campsites. We sat down with a few of our interns to share about their top outdoor education activity. Here's QCCC Intern, Jasmine, to tell us about her top outdoor education activity at QCCC Mapleton - the giant swing. Transcript: Jasmine: Hi, I’m Jasmine, I’m an...