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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...

We are open for business! School camps may have been suspended for Queensland Schools until the 4th March 2022, however, QCCC sites are still open for COVID safe camping and hosting groups. Queensland Health Public Health Directions: Queensland Health considers Outdoor Education facilities as short-term accommodation in its Public Health Directions.  The current advice in the Public Health and Social Measures linked to vaccination status Direction (No. 2) is short-term accommodation providers are operational and QCCC venues are...

  Outdoor Education Internship launches at QCCC Tamborine Last week we were thrilled to welcome QCCC Tamborine’s first-ever interns! Our team are all looking forward to getting to know their new team-mates and working alongside each one of them. Queensland Conference and Camping Centres are Queensland’s leading provider of outdoor education. Outdoor education and camping are our passions! By the end of their traineeships, our interns will have not only completed a Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership...

Top 5 Benefits of School Camps At one point or another, many of us have experienced the benefits of school camps. For the introverted child, there is always some nervousness and anxiety around going out of one’s comfort zone to a camp, however, with the encouragement of a parent, off you went. For the extroverted child, you can’t wait for day 1 of camp to come! You packed your bag the week before and organized which...

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 - 2023 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 school camp venues in Queensland One of the most important measures of a successful camping program is seen in flourishing relationships. Time away from the clutter and noise of everyday life creates transcendent memories. The ability to break the routine, share meals and simply do things together starts conversations and builds understanding.  Life is a journey greatly enhanced by those who walk it with us.  Queensland Conference and Camping Centres (QCCC) is a collection...

Building deeper community through church camps and retreats. As our communities moved on to post-pandemic life, churches are now working through how to best strengthen their communities. Many churches have recently experienced growth as they re-gathered, whilst others have not. Some church communities have grown closer relationships as they walk and support each other through the challenges of the pandemic. Regardless of the rate of growth, your church community needs to plan for the best ways to...

School Camp Covid Status QLD QCCC’s Operational and Contractual policies are informed by the official, published Public Health Directions advice from Queensland Health regarding our operations as a “short-term accommodation provider”. Current status:  Short-term accommodation providers are permitted to operate.  Schedule 1 in the most recent Queensland Health Business Undertakings, Activities and Undertakings Direction #26 (25th August 2021) and Restrictions for Impacted Areas (Updated 20th August 2021) both allow short-term accommodation operators to continue to remain open, explicitly mentioning Outdoor Education providers within this category of open businesses.  These advices are constantly monitored by QCCC staff to ensure venues are operating in compliance with the latest applicable directions. All Bookings after on and after 4pm Friday 20th August: The Queensland Public Health Direction suggests group bookings can take place at Short-term Accommodation Venues operating with a Covid-Safe Checklist, which is the case at all QCCC venues.  If a booking is cancelled unilaterally by a school and/or group, and subsequently the QCCC venue is not in lockdown for the dates of the booking, QCCC's normal terms and conditions regarding cancellation will apply.