The 2020 Inclusion Guide and Self-Assessment Resource for Camps and Outdoor Activity Providers is Now Available.
The 2020 Inclusion Guide and Self Assessment Resource for Camps and Outdoor Activity Providers is now available. The Guide is aimed at anyone who is keen to make their venues or services more inclusive to all groups - seniors, disability, CALD, aboriginal, women, LGBTQI, etc and provides practical advice and examples on overcoming barriers to participation. Being better able to provide excellent services for all people, no matter their circumstances, is not just the right thing to do from an ethical and philosophical standpoint, it also makes real business sense to diversify your clientele.
The Australian Camps Association makes this invaluable resource available to all, and hopes that it will be another useful step towards a more inclusive society. We want to thank Maree Feutrill for her incredible work in researching and writing the Guide and the Victorian government Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions for their financial support in making this project happen.
Help support people with disabilities enjoy the many benefits of outdoor experiences by donating to the People Outdoors Fund. All donations will be used to directly support participation.
ICF President, John Jorgenson, writes to the NSW Premier "...More than ever before, children need camp. Whether through school camp experiences or direct outdoor experiences arranged by families on managed camp sites, camps are ready and able to support your state’s children. Please recognize and consider camps as an essential service’ in the lives of our children. They, and New South Wales, will be better for it, if you do..."