School Holiday Program

Tuesday 2nd – Thursday 4th of July 2019

with option to participate in wildlife park excursion on Friday 5th of July 2019

Allambee Camp is a family owned and operated camp located 13 km south of Yarragon in West Gippsland. With 3 children of our own, we know what activities children love to do during their school holidays. Give your child/children the opportunity to experience an adventure in the outdoors with same aged children. Why not book in for our next school holiday camp?

What is a school holiday program?

Our school holiday program is a 24hr fully supervised action-packed stay at Allambee Camp. Experienced camp staff run outdoor adventure activities with the children in a safe environment. Wet weather program is provided in case of adverse weather. This camp includes lots of fun and exciting activities such as:

Abseil Tree, Archery, Billy Carts, Bouldering Wall, Camp Fire Cooking, Flying Fox, Games, Geocaching, Giant Swing, Hut Building, Initiative Course, Low Ropes Course, Vertical Challenge (High Ropes), Race Around the World and our NEW JUNIOR NINJA COURSE.

On Friday we offer the children the opportunity to join us on our excursion to Phillip Island Wildlife Park. A park with over 100 species of Australian animals. In this park the children can not only see, but also hand feed and really experience close encounters with wildlife. Spaces are limited for this part of the program due to transport by bus.

Supervised evening activities such as night walk, camp fire and games are also part of the program.

What do children gain from this program?

Research shows that children who participate in adventure-based programs grow in independence, interpersonal relationships, leadership, self-confidence and self-esteem.

For which age group is this camp?

The program we offer is designed for children from Year 2-7. Your child can stay for 1-3 nights, depending on the option you choose. We do believe that our program will give children the opportunity to grow as a person, make new friends, explore new activities and allow them to become more independent in a safe and supervised environment.

What are the options and costs for this camp?

2-day / 1-night camp: $220 incl. GST
This can either be Tuesday-Wednesday camp, Wednesday-Thursday camp or Thursday-Friday camp & excursion.

3-day / 2-night camp: $330 incl. GST
This can either be Tuesday-Thursday camp or Wednesday-Friday camp and excursion.

4-day / 3-night camp: $430 incl. GST
This is Tuesday-Thursday camp and Friday excursion.

All overnight camp prices include:

  • Meals: Day of arrival – morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner. Day/s at camp – breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner. Day of departure – morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea.
  • Activities throughout the whole stay
  • Excursion and entry to Phillip Island Wildlife Park for participants that book in until Friday.
  • Accommodation in gender & age specific rooms
  • Camp staff supervision day & night

What times does the program start / finish?

Drop off is between 9.30-10 am on Tuesday, 8.30am on any other day.
Pick up is between 4.45-5pm on the last day of your stay here at Allambee Camp. Please note that if your booking includes the excursion on Friday, drop off after the excursion will be at Warragul Railway Station between 4.30-5pm.
If you have commitments and need to drop the children off or pick them up at any other time, please let us know.

Who is looking after my child/children?

Roman and Imelda Cathomen are the owners & operators of Allambee Camp. Their venue is specialised in residential camps and is a Quality Tourism Camp & Adventure Activity Accredited Operator. Allambee Camp is also member of the Australian Camps Association.

All camp staff that will work with the children have Working With Children Check Cards and follow our Child Safety Policy & Code of Conduct which can be found under the resources on this website. The instructors are trained and experienced in running all outdoor adventure activities. Our staff will be there to look after the children 24 hours a day.

How can I book my child/children in?

If you would like to go ahead in booking your child in please contact us to receive a Registration & Consent Form. Please complete this form, then sign and email/message it back to us. The camp fees can be transferred into our bank account and your child’s/children’s spot will be secured as soon as form & payment have been received. We will also send out an email with more information regarding your child’s/children’s camp closer to the camp dates.

Please note:

We do believe that this program is suitable for children as young as Grade 2, but children need to be able to shower etc. independently and feel comfortable in a group setting. Please note that we do not provide 1:1 care. Please make sure your child is independent enough to follow safety and other instructions at all times and is happy in a group environment.

For more information please contact us via our contact form or call 03 5634 4221. If you would like to register your child/children, please download the Registration Form and follow the instructions on the form.