Summer Camp

Junior Camp

December 18-23
Ages 10-12
$340

Teen 1 Camp

January 14-20
Ages 13-15
$365

Teen 2 Camp

January 21-27
Ages 15-17
$365

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.

Step 1

Complete the Application of Interest for the camp you would like to attend. Please note there is no guaranteed entree.

Step 2

Check your email account for your application status. You will receive this the morning arter you apply.

Step 3

If you are accepted, follow the instructions in your confirmation email. You will have until 6pm the following night to complete Step 4. If you are not accepted, your name will be put on a waiting list and you will be contacted if a position becomes available.

Step 4

Fill out the registration and proceed with payment. Please note, if you do not register within the allocated time, your spot may be given away.

Step 5

Check your emails for your official confirmation and further instructions.

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. You can view our contacts on the Youth page
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Friends, sun, sand and sea...

Sounds like summer camp to me.

Want to eb 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. To staff at summer camp you must also take part of the ADSAFE training before camp.

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