QCCC Mapleton

QCCC Mapleton / 30.08.2019

Part of the Development Approval for Outdoor Education activities on QCCC Mapleton's recently purchased farm property is to establish natural buffers which will connect some missing pieces of the Sunshine Coast Local Ecological Linkage. Ground prep and planting is underway on a 40 metre buffer to connect two rain forest areas using natural bush food species from the Blackall Range. The farm will double up as a living classroom for The Triballink Activity centre, a year-round touch,...

Our Staff, QCCC Mapleton / 20.08.2019

Applications for the 2020 CAMPFIRE Internship program at QCCC Mapleton are open. CAMPFIRE Discipleship is an internship comprising a two-year spiritual formation program giving a practical and foundational understanding of the Christian faith and training in Outdoor Recreation which prepares you for ministry in the growing Outdoor Education sector.  The Blackall Range has a place of great importance in our nation’s history.  It is a place of abundance and hosted the regular...

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...

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...

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. 
QCCC Mapleton, Reflections on culture / 13.04.2018

Adventure RaceAfter the success and growth of the Blackall 100 ultra-marathon in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Run Queensland have turned their attention to a new race event for schools and youth organisations.  The Bunya Spirit of Youth will take place in late-August when Run Queensland partners with the Jinibara People, Queensland Conference and Camping Centres (QCCC) and Goombuckar Creations to establish a new prestige race event for younger Queenslanders.
Packages, QCCC Mapleton / 04.01.2018

Hidden amongst the natural bush settings and rainforest of QCCC Mapleton’s property, the Triballink Activity Centre is taking shape.  For thousands of years Aboriginal people from many miles around came to the Blackall Range during the bumper fruiting seasons of the Bunya tree for a time of feasting, story-telling and conflict resolution. ...