Our Camp

The Portsea Camp has been supporting children to have exceptional school camp experiences for over 75 years.

Big or Small,
School Camps For All

Amidst the fun and friendships that flourish, The Portsea Camp becomes the canvas for transformative experiences, where each moment is a step towards creating lifelong connections and cherished memories.

Embark on an educational adventure with The Portsea Camp’s diverse School Camps, offering adrenaline-fuelled challenges, wellness programs, leadership development, or nature exploration. Tailor your experience with custom packages or enjoy self-directed specialised camps with our onsite facilities and catering services.

Outdoor Education Programs to Suit

Find the perfect camp program to match school students’ interests and learning goals, ranging from adrenaline-pumping adventures to serene nature explorations and essential leadership development.

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This package is designed to help participants step out of their comfort zone and achieve various learning outcomes such as teamwork, communication, resilience, and confidence.

  • Giant Swing
  • High Ropes
  • Flying Fox
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Beach/land hikes
  • Scooters
  • Archery
  • Bike riding
  • Surf lifesaving games
  • Beach swimming
  • Minute to win it
  • GAGA ball, Pickleball & sports games
  • Amazing race (whole group)
  • Orienteering
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This package focuses on building soft and hard skills through teamwork, communication, leadership, problem solving, resilience, and learning to put others first.

  • Initiatives Challenge
  • Choose your own adventure hike
  • Orienteering
  • Hut Building
  • High Ropes/Bouldering
  • Giant Swing
  • Trangia cooking
  • Outdoor camping.
  • Find your patient
  • Minute to win it
  • Trivia
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Amazing race
  • Portsea Apocalypse
  • Workshops
  • Master classes
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This package allows teachers to lead their own activities during the camp. Teachers can choose from a range of available facilities and resources at The Portsea Camp to create a customised program for their students.

  • Team Building Games
  • Trivia & Games
  • Orienteering & scavenger hunts
  • Hut Building
  • Beach walks & Hikes
  • Nature Art
  • GAGA ball & oval games
  • Pickleball
  • Scooters
  • Minute to win it
  • Photo Hunt
  • Self-directed Journey
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Remote Residential Campus

Live together for 2 weeks + Learning about themselves, the community and the environment.

  • Personal development
  • Experiential learning
  • Social skills
  • Environmental awareness
  • Independence
  • Creativity amount students

Prefer a more serene experience?

Discover the wonders of nature in our Nature Discovery program or focus on wellness and wellbeing.

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Nature Discovery

Different perspectives on nature and environmental programs. It focuses on wellness in the outdoors, learning about flora and fauna, and sustainability in the environment. Learn new skills, creativity, and understanding the natural elements.

  • Waste Warrior
  • Nature Art
  • Coastal Studies
  • Nature Scavenger Hunts
  • Survival skills
  • Beach walks & Hikes
  • Gardening and permaculture
  • Mindfulness in nature
  • Creative nature projects
  • Sustainability workshops
  • Point Nepean collaboration
  • Partner and project with local conservation groups
  • Citizen science
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Team-building activities, communication exercises, and mindfulness practices to foster positive relationships, self-awareness, and overall well-being.

  • Nature Walks/Hikes
  • Team Building activities
  • Self-esteem workshops
  • Mindfulness
  • Yoga
  • Journaling
  • Goal Setting
  • Campfire Discussions

Let’s talk about your next school camp

Custom and hybrid packages are available upon request. We can tailor the packages to suit your specific requirements and learning objectives. 

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