Camps Tag

Our Staff / 02.08.2011

In July our Director of Camping participated on a Study Tour of Canadian campsites, just as their big Summer programs were kicking off. Here are some of his reflections on camping in Canada:...

Our Staff, QCCC Brookfield, QCCC Expeditions, QCCC Mapleton, QCCC Tamborine / 06.01.2011

Food is the basic staple of human survival but it’s so much more than that. According to history, medieval priests “ministered” to travelers by providing shelter from the cold and nourishment in the form of hot soup. Eventually this soup became known as ‘Minestrone’, from the Latin word for service, because this kindness was offered in Christ’s name as a service or ministry to needy travelers. ...

Our Staff, QCCC Expeditions, QCCC Mapleton / 09.12.2010

It's been a huge year across QCCC. Mapleton alone has hosted nearly 300 different groups of guests through the course of the year. Brookfield has had its busiest year ever and Tamborine has also hosted hundreds of groups and played a part in some major events on Tamborine Mountain....

Our Staff, QCCC Mapleton / 01.10.2010

One of the stand-outs of the September Mapleton Adventure Camp is Carnival night. This is the first September MAC I’ve been involved with, and I have to confess I was impressed with its scale and impact. I now understand why the QCCC staff (and their kids) eagerly awaits each MAC, and why Carnival night is an event on the calendar not to be missed....

QCCC Mapleton / 30.09.2010

Our aim is to make each Mapleton Adventure Camp as memorable as possible. The theme for September camp this year is Super Mario Brothers, and on opening night (Monday) we decked out our meeting hall for the first round of games and activities. The kids queued up out the front with paper covering the windows to add to the mystique. When the doors flung open they entered a wonderland of Mario Brothers themes, and...