Camps Tag

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:...

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. ...

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 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...

Each of our sites cater to different guest needs and event styles. QCCC Tamborine is a wonderful location for retreats, conferences and has close proximity to the major Gold Coast attractions. QCCC Brookfield is conveniently located near the heart of Brisbane and is a great destination for schools doing Brisbane camps. Its up-market facilities also make it highly sought after for conferences and corporate retreats....