The Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation supports kids living in families affected by mental illness. The program provides recreational, educational camps and other activities, giving kids a break, in a fun, positive and safe environment. Kids have the opportunity to meet other kids in similar families and develop new friendships.
The Kookaburra Program is for children aged 8 - 18 years, who are living in families affected by mental illness.
The Defence Program is specifically for children aged 8 - 18 years, who have a parent with mental illness as a result of their military service.
Working with vulnerable people card
Camp Volunteer leaders preferably over 21 years old
Activity day Volunteer leaders over 18 years old.
1 hour training induction with Kookburra Kids.
Dates and Locations
There are Camps and Activity Days at various dates and locations throughout ACT.
6-8 Apr: Kookaburra (High school kids)
26-28 Oct: Defence Kids
16-18 Nov: Kookaburra (Primary kids)
Defence Kids Activity Days
27 Apr (9am - 5pm) Remount - Horsemanship and Farm day (Full day in Yass area)
22 May (5.30 - 8pm) Indoor Rock Climbing – Mitchel