Edmund Rice Camps Brisbane delivers 6 camps per year where children from the local community are referred by organisations to attend the unique experience. Volunteers are recruited from a variety of schools and universities to act as one-to-one mentors and leaders providing a positive role model. Camps are 5 days long and include all training and orientation as well as a variety of games and team building activities.
As a volunteer you will be matched with a child aged between 6 and 16 and will be their ‘buddy’ for the week, acting as a role model, playing games, participating in program activities and meals.
You will have plenty of free time throughout the week and meet some amazing people, all committed to the program and it’s outcomes.
Camps are Monday - Friday (full time) including overnights.
After-camp social dinner is optional, held within a month of camp completion.
There are 6 camps available, all in QLD state school holidays.
January - 2 camps available
April - 1 camp available
June/July - 2 camps available
September - 1 camp available
5 per camp
Various recreation centres located within 1 hour of the Brisbane CBD
Contact ACU Engagement expressing your interest and confirming:
After confirming the above, the Engagement team will then connect you with Edmund Rice Camps via email.
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