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People Outdoors 'Adventure For All' Kids & Teens Weekend Camp

Join us at UC Grantville Lodge for this Weekend Camp (2 nights).

This camp is for kids and teens aged 6-17yrs living with disability. This camp will depart from our Melbourne location in West Coburg.

Our 'Adventure For All Camps' provide the opportunity for campers friends or siblings who may not be living with disability to join us on a camp. 

Some of the activities you might participate in on this camp are - giant swing, low ropes course, canoeing and more.

New to People Outdoors? Please complete the our referral form so we can begin the intake process (note, completion of the intake process is required prior to attending any camp). 

People Outdoors, a branch of the Australian Camps Association, was established in 1989 to provide outdoor recreation for people of all ages living with disability. The Australian Camps Association is a registered NDIS service provider accredited with the Quality Tourism Accreditation. We believe that camp based led outdoor experiences provide physical, emotional and social benefits for all people, regardless of their circumstances.

Event Date: 16-06-2023 - 18-06-2023

Event Location: UC Grantville Lodge, Grantville

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Outdoors NSW & ACT: Biennial Outdoor Industry Summit

Outdoors NSW & ACT invites the Outdoor Industry to come together for 2 days of intense content and discussions about the future of the industry. Join key leaders in government, land management and stakeholders in understanding how we must tackle the challenges to open up the opportunities that our industry can bring.

Event Date: 28-06-2023 - 30-06-2023

Event Location: Lennox Head, New South Wales

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NatCORR Incident Response Workshops

Tailored & practical professional development in critical incident response planning & leadership with internationally renowned & published presenters, Dr Clare Dallat, Deb Ajango & Sonia Zavesky.

Workshop details are:

  • July 12th – Middle Management Workshop Lilydale, VIC
  • July 15th – Senior Management Melbourne, VIC
  • July 17th – Middle Management Sydney, NSW
  • July 18th – Senior Management Sydney, NSW
  • July 19th – Middle Management Tharwa, ACT
  • July 20th – Senior Management Tharwa, ACT
  • July 24th – Senior Management Perth WA
  • July 25th – Middle Management Perth WA
  • July 27th – Middle Management Brisbane, QLD
  • July 28th – Senior Management Brisbane, QLD

Event Date: 12-07-2023 - 28-07-2023

Event Location: Various Locations

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Outdoors Victoria Conference 2023

The next annual OV Conference will be held on Thursday, 13th July & Friday, 14th July, 2023 at Box Hill Institute Lakeside Lilydale Campus.

Event Date: 13-07-2023 - 14-07-2023

Event Location: Lillydale Lakeside Conference Centre

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ACA National Conference 2023

Our biennial National Conference is always a highlight on the Australian Camps Association (ACA) Event Calendar. We aim to provide some inspiring professional development as always, but we also want to focus strongly on you – there’ll be plenty of opportunities for fun, relaxation, networking and socialising!

We look forward to welcoming members and sector colleagues to our 2023 National Conference at the Pullman Adelaide, South Australia from the 20-22 September 2023.

Event Date: 20-09-2023 - 22-09-2023

Event Location: Pullman Adelaide, South Australia

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International Camping Congress (ICC) 2023

ICF takes great pride in announcing a call to all camp professionals to the Twelfth International Camping Congress in Tarragona Spain - October 4 – 8, 2023.

The Congress theme of “Come Together to Rise Higher” echoes the cultural tradition of Castell – communities of people coming together in common purpose to construct towers to lift up young children to their highest achievements.

Fem pinya! Come Together to Rise Higher in 2023.

Event Date: 04-10-2023 - 08-10-2023

Event Location: Spain

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Australian Camps Association - Annual General Meeting

Join us for our 2023 Annual General Meeting!

Have your say in the running of your Association, meet the Board and staff and enjoy networking drinks and nibbles post AGM. 

R.S.V.P's are essential for catering purposes if you're attending in-person.

For more information please contact the ACA Office - 03 9863 6822.

Notice of AGM to come  |  Proxy Form to come.

Event Date: 30-11-2023 - 30-11-2023

Event Location: T.B.C

Latest News

ACA Welcomes New CEO

The Australian Camps Association (ACA) Board are pleased to announce that after an extensive and thorough search, that Peter McDougall has commenced his role as CEO.

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