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Summer Camp 2017 @ Cave Hill Creek
Mon., 09/01/2017, 10:30 am – Fri., 13/01/2017, 12:30 pm AEDT
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5 days of action packed fun for 8-14 year olds. Make new friends and try awesome outdoor activities: canoe, abseil, mountain bike, bushwalk, archery, low ropes and bouldering. Camp out around the camp fire, be entertained at the talent show. Summer Camp is fully catered & supervised by qualified staff. Accompanied travel service from Southern Cross station Melbourne available.
What does my ticket include?
Your ticket includes:
- all meals from Monday lunch to Friday lunch (all dietary requirements accepted),
- full supervision with fully qualified instructors and leaders,
- wide range of fun outdoor activities (canoeing, abseiling, bouldering, bike riding, orienteering, low ropes, archery etc),
- camp t-shirt and souvenir book.
What are arrival and departure times for the event?
Arrival & Departure – parents & family invited to join in Welcome and Closing Ceremony
Arrival: Registration is 10.30am Mon 9 Jan 2017 with a welcome ceremony at 11.30am.
Departure: Closing Ceremony at 11.30am Friday 13 Jan 2017, followed by light lunch for campers and families, with final departure by 1pm.
What are my transport options getting to the event?
Please refer to our website cavehillcreek.com.au for directions and maps to Cave Hill Creek. Our address is 110 The Glut Road, Raglan, VIC, 3373.
Public Transport from and to Melbourne
V-Line train service to Beaufort from Southern Cross and return is available for Summer Camp participants. A Cave Hill Creek staff member will escort camp participants on the train. If you want your child to use this service it is essential to pre-book with us. Tickets are $50 each return.
Monday departure: Meet at 7.45am at bottom of the stairs Collins St end of the station
Train departs at 8.17am
Friday arrival: Ararat Train arrives Southern Cross 2:40pm
Please greet your child/ren on the platform
Please contact us you have any questions or would like to discuss options for getting to and from camp. We can provide advice on transport, or help with drop off & pick up solutions to fit your individual situation.
What do I need to bring on camp?
You will receive a Cave Hill Creek T-shirt on arrival at Summer Camp.
- Pillow case (pillows provided)
- Sleeping Bag *
- Towel / personal toiletries
- Drink bottle
- Plastic bags for soiled/wet clothes & shoes
- Optional: Camera, sunglasses
- Personal medicines
- Sun Hat
- Rain Jacket*
- Personal clothing appropriate for five days in the outdoors. We suggest:
- o 1 pair bathers / board shorts
- o 4 pairs shorts
- o 2 long pants
- o 2 Warm Jumpers
- o 5 t-shirts / polo shirts
- o 1 long sleeve shirt
- o 1 old set of clothes (for water activities)
- o 6 pairs socks
- o 6 pairs underwear
- o Pyjamas
- o 1 neat casual outfit for night time activities
- o Thongs or sandals
- o 2 pairs of closed shoes (old shoes for water activities
- Please ensure all items are clearly named
*To make packing easy, a quality selection of essential equipment is available from our online shop at www.cavehillcreek.com.au.
We will keep you well fed with hearty, healthy meals at Summer Camp. Cave Hill Creek is a nut aware venue. For the safety of other campers, please do not bring snacks, lollies etc on camp. We can cater for all dietary requirements with advance notice.
Telephones and other valuables
We encourage a technology free environment to enhance inclusiveness, group dynamics and the opportunity for campers to embrace the natural bush environment and each other’s company.
All mobile telephones, iPods, cash, and other valuables will be collected on arrival at camp and stored in a safe place.
What other information do I need to provide?
When you book your place on summer camp you will required to fill out details online regarding relevant medical details, dietary requirements and anything else we need to know about caring for your child during their stay with us.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Keeping up to date
Want to know more about what is happening at Cave Hill Creek? Follow the Summer Camp experience and check out our website at www.cavehillcreek.com.au for regular updates or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.
Please get in touch if you have any questions – we’d love to help!
Tim and Angela Chandler – Owners / Managers
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone – 03 5349 7381