The Great Getaways: Over 55’s Camps
- Want to get away from the city?
- Spend time in nature?
- Make friends?
- Try fun outdoor activities?
The Great Getaways are programs being conducted by the Australian Camps Association with support from Sport and Recreation Victoria.
These programs are specifically designed for people over the age of 55 looking to enjoy camps and the outdoors.
When we discuss camps, many people automatically think of tents and sleeping on the ground. These programs are different; they use use comfortable dormitory style accommodation (what many people would refer to as ‘school camps’) – ie. outdoor programs with the comforts of indoor accommodation.
We have a few Getaways planned for 2018 in order to cater for varying fitness and experience levels.
Join us for what will be a wonderful time in the outdoors, where you’ll get to challenge yourself and meet new people.
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Great Getaway Activities –
Ready for a good time? Our Great Getaways are filled with fun activities to enjoy.
Our Getaways may include some of the following activities –
- High ropes course,
- Giant swing,
- Obstacle course,
- Abseiling and rock climbing.
- Some activities may require a higher fitness level (varies from Getaway to Getaway).
- Frisbee golf,
- T-shirt printing.
- Flying fox,
- Social activities,
- Campfire and
- Environmental games.
The programs will be flexible – we are very firm believers of ‘Challenge by Choice’. There may be some cross over of activities at each Getaway. The program may change at any time due to weather and suitability to participants.