Immerse your students in a transformative 3-day adventure at The Portsea Camp, where knowledge leaps beyond the classroom into the vibrant natural world.

Primary School Camp Offerings

Tailored for Year 3-6 students, this camp combines fun, education, and personal growth through a series of engaging outdoor activities.

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A hands-on approach to learning, blending educational content with exciting outdoor activities. By participating, students enhance their understanding of the environment, develop teamwork skills, and gain resilience. Each camp is a supportive and enriching experience, making students' first steps into the world of outdoor education both positive and impactful.

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Ed-Venture Days

Spend a day at The Portsea Camp immersed in nature. This package focuses on wilderness survival, teamwork, and resilience that supports experiential learning and enhances student wellbeing, engagement and regulation. All activities are designed to be connected to specific learning outcomes, ensuring a valuable educational experience for students.

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We bring the adventure to you! Our team visits your school to deliver engaging and educational activities that stimulate young minds. Prepare younger students for upcoming school camps in senior years. Build confidence and resilience in younger students and decrease anxiety about going to their first camp.

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  • Empowerment
  • Leadership
  • Confidence
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  • Connection
  • Nature
  • Mental & Physical Health
  • Self-Sufficiency
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  • Nature
  • Curiosity
  • Problem Solving & Critical Thinking
  • Culture
  • Environmental Impact
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  • Hands on Play
  • Entertainment
  • Friendships
  • Memories

Benefits of Ed-Venture Days and Incursions for Foundation to Year 2

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Nature & Wellbeing

Dive into our coastal and land activities that are designed to promote courage, independence and hands on play.

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Learn about the land's past through interactive stories and explorations through the national parks.

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Our top priority, ensuring a secure environment for all. Qualified and experienced instructors. Current risk and standard operating procedures.

About The Portsea Camp

The Portsea Camp is a beacon of opportunity, providing enriching experiences that lay the groundwork for lifelong learning and environmental stewardship. Our commitment to early childhood education and inclusion ensures a welcoming and impactful experience for all participants.

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Our other School Camps

Years P – 2

Years 7 – 9

Years 10 – 12

Frequently Asked Questions

At camp, you’ll get to participate in a variety of fun and educational activities, including nature walks, team-building games, arts and crafts, and environmental learning. Every day is a new adventure!

No need to bring your own food; we provide all meals at camp! Our kitchen prepares delicious and nutritious meals to keep students energised throughout their school camp. If you have dietary restrictions, just let us know in advance.

We do our best to accommodate friends staying together. Make sure to mention your cabin mate preference when you sign up for camp, and we’ll see what we can do!

You’ll receive a packing list before camp starts. You can refer to our “What to Bring to Camp Guide” but it usually includes items like comfortable clothes, a rain jacket, sturdy shoes for outdoor activities, a water bottle, sunscreen, and a hat. Don’t forget your sleeping bag and pillow!

Yes, we have rules to ensure everyone has a safe and fun time. These include listening to the camp leaders, staying with your group, respecting others, and taking care of the environment. We’ll go over all the rules on the first day of camp.

Primary school camps are designed to extend learning beyond the classroom, offering hands-on experiences with nature, science, and history. Students develop critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership skills while gaining independence and a deeper appreciation for the environment.

Our “Outdoor Education Ed-Venture” program is specifically tailored for primary school students, offering a balance of educational activities, adventure, and fun. It focuses on environmental awareness, teamwork, and personal development, making it an ideal choice.

Our Adrenaline Package is designed to help participants step out of their comfort zone and achieve various learning outcomes such as teamwork, resilience, leadership

The cost includes accommodation, all meals, activities led by qualified instructors, and access to camp facilities. We also provide all necessary equipment for activities. Transportation to and from the camp may be arranged upon request for an additional fee.

To book a primary school camp, fill out the contact form with your school’s details and preferred dates. Our team will get back to you with a tailored program and quote. You can also contact us directly via phone or email for personal assistance.

After booking your primary school camp, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a pre-arrival packet that includes a packing list, itinerary, and forms to complete. We ask that all forms be returned at least 4 weeks before your arrival date. A pre-camp meeting with our staff can also be arranged to address any questions.

Our camp offers various accommodation options. Specific accommodation details such as capacity, amenities, and accessibility features can be found on our website or by contacting our office. Comfortable sleeping arrangements and access to shared facilities.

The Portsea Camp is accredited by the Australian Camps Association and adheres to its high standards for outdoor education and safety. We are also a licensed food premises and comply with all relevant health and safety regulations.

We cater to various dietary requirements, including allergies, vegetarian, vegan, and religious dietary needs. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions when booking, and our kitchen staff will ensure appropriate meals are provided.