Urban Camp caters for up to 114 people in three main accommodation areas - these comprise of rooms for four or eight people and a wing designed for groups with special needs. The Camp caters for a range of groups with special needs. All accommodation on the ground floor is wheelchair accessible. We also have three special needs bathrooms (wheelchair accessible bathroom and toilet, open shower recess with seat). The Camp also caters for special dietary requirements. There are two multi-purpose rooms, a recreation and dining hall and an open stage area. Also available at The Camp are laundry facilities, recreational equipment and a television with Netflix and DVD player for groups. Program staff design itineraries and book programs. Luggage pick up and drop off at Southern Cross Station (school groups). Public transport can be arranged to and from the campsite and nearby venues. Staff have experience in working with people with disabilities.
Urban Camp sits on 0.4 ha with an urban setting surrounded by magnificent parklands.
Accommodation Details: Bathrooms under same roof as accommodation, Heating, Cooling, Other
Catering Details: Both Full and Self Catering Available
Attractions Nearby: Located adjacent to the Melbourne Zoo and on the same tram line as the Queen Victoria Markets and Immigration Museum. Other Melbourne venues and attractions booked by program staff include Docklands, Icehouse, Federation Square, Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks, Arts Centre, MCG Sports Precinct, Koorie Heritage Trust, CERES Community and Environment Park, and Parliament of Victori
"...Camps have been shown to reduce anxiety, increase connection to school, increase connection to peers and increase efficacy, all strong markers of good mental health..."