School Camps and COVID – 19

School Camps and COVID – 19

I have worked in the education sector for nearly 40 years. In that time we have had to manage SARS, bushfires, teacher strikes, and a myriad of other challenges. None of these will have the impact of COVID- 19. COVID – 19 is scary. COVID – 19 has fear attatched. COVID...
Launching our Maker SPACE at Charnwood in 2020

Launching our Maker SPACE at Charnwood in 2020

maker space poster with mud map version 3 We are so proud to launch our Maker space at Charnwood in 2020. The Maker Space is an interactive experience that gets people in touch with making and doing inside our maker shed. A real opportunity to learn from our past in...
Are you on your own or with someone but want to be on your own?

Are you on your own or with someone but want to be on your own?

I bet this title got your attention! Remember this is a blog about camps and outdoor experiences so it is all above board. I have been a watcher of and participator in our industry for the past 40 years and I have seen some amazing and not so amazing changes. 20 years...
Position Vacant: Program Manager & more

Position Vacant: Program Manager & more

This is more than just a Program Manager’s position. Auscamp is looking for a full-time, part-time or contract staff member who can take responsibility for program management and delivery, work as instructors and assist with administration. We are looking for...
“It’s more than a journey”  John Lindros

“It’s more than a journey” John Lindros

I recently heard a saying that went along the lines of “An experience without reflection can be a wasted experience”A few weeks ago I dragged myself out of the office chair and headed off on a Central Australia Journey with a group of school students. I was the...