Experience camping in the great outdoors, in PGL’s own bushland with the help of our experienced PGL leaders.

In the supported setting of PGL sites, students immerse themselves in learning about the detail of the natural Australian bush environment.

A 24-hour outdoor experience, that introduces camping skills, living with nature, cooking for yourself and outdoor living. It’s ideal for those who want to participate in a back-to-nature experience to develop mindfulness, resilience and leadership skills, in a typical bush setting.

A learning experience like no other

We combine the best of outdoor experiences by providing your favourite adventure activities with the unbeatable experience of sleeping outdoors.

Choose from one or two nights under canvas. If you’re new to camping our platform tents or bell tents are an ideal introduction, while our hike tents are best suited to experienced campers.

This program can be tailored to meet your group’s required learning outcomes. Our skilled PGL staff can tailor the bush camp to be as challenging as you require, and incorporate elements such as compass navigation, water filtration and survival skills.

Camp Out Experience

A typical camp out experience

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Day 1

Arrive & unpack
(Packed lunch BYO)
14.00:
Low Ropes
15.30:
Giant Swing
Dinner
Evening Entertainment
Initiative Exercises
Indoor sleeping arrangements

Day 2

Breakfast in dining room
09.00:

Bush Camp program begins
10.30: 
Navigational skills
11.30:
Open Canoeing
Lunch in dining room
14.00:
Bushcraft skills
15.30:
Walk to campsite
Set up camp
Cook dinner on outdoor stoves
Evening entertainment
Campfire, stargazing & damper cooking

Day 3

Cook breakfast on stoves
Pack up campsite
09.00:
Bushwalk
10.30:
Get to know the Australian bush flora & fauna
11.30:
Creek dipping & pond studies
Bush camp program ends
Lunch in Dining Room
14.00:
Depart for home

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Camp Rumbug, VIC

Located in the majestic hills of South Gippsland, two hours from Melbourne’s CBD and set in 200 acres of glorious temperate rainforest.

Campaspe Downs, VIC

On the outskirts of the Macedon Ranges, close to Kyneton and an hour’s drive from Melbourne, PGL Campaspe Downs is set within 160 acres of natural bushland.

Kindilan, QLD

In Redland Bay, South East Queensland, PGL Kindilan is a beautiful 220 acre bushland site near Brisbane.


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