The Australian Camps Association (ACA) office is currently closed due to lockdown restrictions acorss Melbourne.  Please contact us on 03 9863 6822 and leave a message - we will return your call.

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ICDC
International Camp Directors Course

The 2021 International Camp Directors Course has been deferred and will now be held from Sunday 3rd to Wednesday 6th JULY 2022 at Lilydale Lakeside Conference and Events Centre (see details below).

 

The International Camp Directors Course (ICDC) has been developed as a professional development course for camp managers, directors and operators and other experienced outdoor professionals. The curriculum in Australia has been adapted to align with the local industry.

**International participants are welcome however, the course will be conducted in English and will not be interpreted.*

Course Goals:

  • Goal One – To present the basics of camp management in 17 core areas of the organised body of knowledge and adapt it to various cultures and situations
  • Goal Two – To expand a participant’s network of peers and to develop a community of professionals in a “camp-like” atmosphere
  • Goal Three – To provide an introduction to self-directed learning and the participant’s role in their own professional development process.

COURSE CONTENTS- (SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE):

  • Vision and camp business sustainability
  • Accommodation – fire systems and essential services
  • Grounds management- arborists and grounds risk assessments
  • Catering commercial kitchens standards – food handling and kitchen regulations
  • Activities – Activity Standards (aquatic, ropes, cycle, ratios, qualifications, equipment, logging, reporting, checking, maintaining, briefing, debriefing, risk assessments, etc.)
  • Work place agreements and HR requirements
  • Buildings and asset standards
  • Manage the ins and outs
  • Look after the client
  • Participant outcomes
  • Plus more

Upcoming Courses

The International Camp Directors Course will be held from Sunday 3rd to Wednesday 6th July 2022.

Venue:

Lilydale Lakeside Conference and Events Centre

1 Jarlo Drive,

Lilydale VIC 3140

Download Registration Form here.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON UPCOMING COURSES, PLEASE CONTACT THE ACA OFFICE ON 03 9863 6822.

 
 
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