ICDC
International Camp Directors Course

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

Next Australian Course will be held in Victoria in 2020.

Provisional dates: Sunday 27th to Wednesday 30th September. Venue TBA.

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

 
 
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All ACA Member Camps are Open for Business

As of February 2020 all ACA Member camps are open for business and looking forward to welcoming your group!

 
 
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