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5 Tips for School Camps in Queensland Here are our top 5 tips for school camps in Queensland in 2023. 5 – Pack wisely: Whilst it is important to keep your luggage as light as you can, we know that in Queensland the weather conditions can change at any time. So, it can be important to factor in some strategic packing that includes a rain jacket, old shoes, spare underwear, a hat, and a jumper. Have sunscreen...

Across our four campsites, we regularly have the pleasure of hosting groups of amazing and talented musicians from all over Queensland who come together for music camps or retreats. These music camps and retreats are opportunities for groups of musicians and orchestras to gather together for not only some focused and uninterrupted practice sessions, but also a time for relationship and community building. Here are some of the key factors why music groups and orchestras choose...

At QCCC, we currently have several employment opportunities that we are seeking applicants for (Updated 14/12/2022): QCCC Tamborine (Tamborine Mountain): Position: Administration & Guest Services Assistant - Full-time  QCCC Tamborine is looking for an enthusiastic person with a passion for providing outstanding client service to our guests and administrative support in our office. QCCC Tamborine is a busy 300+ bed conference centre that hosts more than 150 groups (15,000 guests) each year. The site is used for school camps,...

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...

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...

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...

School Camp is Back We are pleased to share the news that school camps are back in Queensland. The Queensland Government have advised that school camps can resume after 6pm - 4th March. At QCCC we are elated that schools will once again be able to get their cohorts away for all the social, emotional and community benefits our camps provide. We're looking forward to the buses rolling again and our sites erupting with joy, excitement...