Don Bosco Camp & Centre provides a variety of on-site activities catering for all your needs. Any of the following are readily available for use by your group:
- Initiative activities
- Wide open fields x 2
- GaGa Ball Pit
- Foosball (Table Soccer)
- Table Tennis
- Volleyball net
- Sports equipment (football, volleyball, frisbee, basketball etc.)
- Basketball/netball court
- Projectors x 2
- White Boards
- Sound Systems
- Chairs (400)
- Trestle Tables
Don Bosco Camp offers a full catering service which provides delicious home-cooked meals to all members of a group; contact us for a sample menu of the food available.
Our kitchen staff pride themselves on catering for all dietary requirements, tailoring meals to match individuals’ specific requirements. Don Bosco Camp endeavours to be a no-nut zone and to the best of our ability we ensure none of our foods include any nuts.
All meals are provided in a buffet style service, allowing for campers to select which foods they would like on their plates. We are also happy to provide offsite meals if desired.
Water, cordial, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and milk are always available from the dining room, as well as a basket of fresh, seasonal fruit.
Don Bosco Camp also provides a self-catered option.
Our commercial kitchen and a selection of cooking equipment will be made available for your group.
Please clearly indicate this option when booking or contact camp management for further information.
Please note our camp site is strictly a nut free area. Not nuts of any sort are to be brought to the site.
Don Bosco Camp and Centre has teamed up with several local providers and can organize a variety of different outdoor adventure activities for you.
Below are some of the exciting and fun options we recommend:
Enchanted Adventure Garden:
Mazes, slides, tree surfing and much more -
2-hour surfing lessons including all equipment: surfboards, wetsuits, helmets, booties and rash vests -
75-minute Stand-up paddle boarding lesson including all equipment, and conveniently located at our local beach, just 200 metres from the front gate -
Moonlit Sanctuary is a wildlife park with opportunity to see and feed many native animals. Moonlit Sanctuary offers tours both day and night -
If you are interested in booking the above activities for your camp, please contact the camp office for group prices.
Don Bosco Camp Leaders
Don Bosco Camp provides qualified leaders to run onsite or beach games and activities to integrate into your programs. The leaders can create a full program to run your camp from start to finish or can adjust the program to complement your offsite activities.
Some examples of program options include:
- Icebreaker & introductory activities
- Beach carnival
- Amazing Race around Safety Beach and Dromana
- Initative & challenge activities
- Teambuilding & leadership activities
- Night activities
- Liturgical services
The Don Bosco Camp leaders have a diverse experience in running programs for both primary and secondary school age students and can tailor each activity to the goals and aims of your camp or retreat.
“The program run by the Don Bosco team was great! The Camp Leader's energy and vitality was infectious and helped create a wonderful 3 days for our students and staff that I'm sure will be remembered. Thank you.”- Yr 7 Teachers, Academy of Mary Immaculate
For more information on the Don Bosco Camp Leaders and a sample program, please contact camp management.
Around the Peninsula
Don Bosco Camp & Centre is situated on the Mornington Peninsula, which means there is a wide variety of activities available all within a 30-minute drive from the campsite.
Whether you are looking for adventure, educational experiences, relaxation or free activities, there is something for everyone. Some suggested options include:
- Eagle Skylift Arthurs Seat
- Arthurs Seat & Seawinds National Park
- Point Nepean Fort & National Park
- Seal & Fishing Tours
- Bush & Beach Walks
- Ferry to Queenscliff
- Cape Schanck Lighthouse
- Peninsula Surf Beaches
- McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park
For information or to view other activities visit: www.visitmorningtonpeninsula.org
The flat, pristine Safety Beach is just a 200 metre walk from the campsite.
It is a perfect place for a variety of activities in both summer and winter, such as swimming, beach games, beach walks and even meditative reflection time.
Life Savers can be organised through Life Saving Victoria as required. Please contact camp management for more details.