CLICK HERE TO GO ON THE WAITING LIST


HOW DO I APPLY FOR SUMMER CAMP? 

The process to apply for summer camps is a little different this year. To try and minimise the pressure on the registration system (and to hopefully prevent the site from crashing), we have now changed the registration process. Please read and follow the below steps when applying for Summer Camps.


WHERE IS SUMMER CAMP HELD? 

Yarrahappini Adventist Youth Centre

366 Grassy Head Road, Grassy Head NSW 2441

WHY COME TO SUMMER
CAMP?


Every young person is precious to God and deserves to be treasured, loved, respected and served. Summer camps is an opportunity to have fun, develop new relationships, share some good laughs, learn new skills, and get to know Jesus in a safe environment. 

Places are limited and fill up fast, so get in and apply as soon as applications open!

WHAT ARE THE BUS FEES?

Of course if you would prefer to transport your camper/s to summer camp yourself, that is more than fine! However, if you are unable to do so, the bus is a great alternative! 

All bus fees are including a return trip. When you apply, you will select the bus option that best suits you. Below are the Pick Up/Drop Off options. Prices are below.


SOUTH BUS:                                                            
  • Avondale - $115                                                
  • Macquarie - $115                                                   
  • Taree - $95                                                            
  • Port Macquarie - $75                                                                                                                                  
NORTH BUS:
  • Kingscliff - $115
  • Uncle Toms Pies (Mullumbimby/Byron Bay) - $115
  • Wardell BP (Alstonville/Ballina) - $110
  • Woodburn Riverside Park (Lismore/Casino) - $110
  • Grafton McDonalds (Grafton) - $95
You can view the bus timetable HERE!


WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE AT CAMP?

You will need to select 2 activities to participate in during the mornings at camp. However, we can't guarantee you a place in those activities as places fill up fast! 
  • Abseiling
  • Archery (Juniors & Teen 1 only)
  • Body Boarding (Juniors only)
  • Creative Arts (Juniors only)
  • Geocaching (Juniors only)
  • Gym (Teen 1 and 2 only)
  • High Ropes Course
  • Horse Riding (Teen 1 and 2 only)
  • Kayaking
  • Kneeboarding/Wakeboarding 
  • Motorised Go Karts (Teen 1 & 2 only)
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • SUP Boarding
  • Surfing (Teen 1 & 2 only)
  • Videography
Afternoons at camp see a variety of activities to choose from on the day, such as waterslide, flying fox, waterfront, horse riding, and the beach.

GOT ANY
QUESTIONS?


You can contact the Youth Department: caitlincloete@adventist.org.au, (02) 4951 8088, or  Click Here 


Any questions about Privacy Collection? Please
click here and read our NNSW Conference Policy on collecting and obtaining data.




WANT TO BE A SUMMER CAMP STAFF MEMBER?
 

Staff applications are now CLOSED! Please contact the Youth Department if you would like to still apply.

Staff at Junior Camp are usually 17 years and over. To Staff at our Teen Camps you need to be 18 years and over. 



Have a read over the staff manual so you can get a good idea of what to expect at summer camp and to be prepared for the training at Staff Camp.

**CLICK THIS LINK TO READ THE STAFF MANUAL
To staff at summer camp you must also take part of the ADSAFE training BEFORE camp. 

**CLICK THIS LINK TO COMPLETE ADSAFE TRAINING

Once you have completed the training. Please send your certificate to caitlincloete@adventist.org.au






RAD Camp:Wilderness Expedition is a high adventure wilderness expedition not to be taken lightly, by even the fittest and most extreme teenagers! If hiking steep mountain ridges, abseiling 100m cliffs, underground caves and tight squeezes, and wild river rapids sounds like your kind of adventure, this 6-day expedition is the adventure for you!    

Brought to you by NNSW Youth & New Heights Outdoor Ministries, this wilderness experience will not only challenge you both physically and mentally, but will also take you on an epic spiritual adventure, which parallels the physical journey in a real time, experiential, unforgettable and life changing way!


DETAILS

Dates: 21-27th January, 2019
Age of kids/campers:
14-17 year olds
Number of kids/campers: 12 max.
Cost per kid/camper:
$450 (including food and equipment)

Adult Staff:                                   
Volunteer Counsellors: 1 male and 1 female                                      
2 Professional Instructor/Guides: 1 male and 1 female
1 Vehicle Support Person


ITINERARY

Monday

  • Arrive at Yarra
  • Expedition Brief and team bonding.
  • Organise and pack equipment, food, backpacks.
  • Bus ride to expedition insertion point – Willi Willi National Park.
  • Set up first camp.
  • Spiritual Journey – Pre-Creation.


Tuesday

  • Start Expedition – Hiking.
  • Spiritual Journey – Creation.


Wednesday

  • Expedition leg – Hiking, Caving.
  • Spiritual Journey – The Fall. 


Thursday

  • Expedition Leg – Hiking, Abseiling.
  • Spiritual Journey – The Promise. 


Friday

  • Expedition Leg – White Water Canoeing- Macleay River
  • Spiritual Journey – The Messiah 


Saturday

  • Spiritual Journey – The Church (Our Testimonies)
  • Expedition Leg – Sabbath Activity, Canoeing.
  • Spiritual Journey – Re-creation
  • Arrive at Expedition Extraction Point – Bellbrook


Sunday

  • Early pick up and bus ride back to Yarra.
  • Breakfast & worship at Yarra – sharing our story.
  • Un pack / return gear.
  • Leave Yarra.