Our Buildings

What could our fantastic facilities do for you?



The campsite can accommodate up to 128 people, comprising of four separate dormitories which accommodate 32 people each. The dormitories have individual rooms with double bunks that sleep between 4-8 people in each room.

All dormitories have bathroom facilities under the same roof as well as heating and fans. Additionally, each dormitory has a separate room with ensuite facilities for teachers/leaders.

To accommodate additional numbers, we also have a Beach House adjacent to the camp site that can sleep an extra 20 people, refer to the Beach House section for more details.

Dining Room

Dining Room

With a wide open deck and great view that surveys the entire campsite, the dining room is the main meeting area on camp.

The dining room is equipped with everything required to make meal times efficient and effortless. It is serviced by a modern commercial kitchen, commercial dishwasher and incorporates designated service and clean up areas.

It is fully stocked with all required cutlery and crockery as well as enough tables and chairs to seat up to 150 people, which are easily set up and packed away to suit the requirements of the group.

At the front of the room there is large double door fridge always stocked with plenty of refreshments and fresh fruit for campers. As well as coffee, a variety of teas, hot water and milk are always available.

The dining room is equipped with fans, heaters and a noise reducing straw roof, meaning it can also be very easily used as an extra break out room for presentations, rehearsals and indoor games.

Games Hall

Games Hall

The Games Hall is the ultimate games and activity hub for your camp. Table tennis and foosball tables are set up and always available for use, as well as an upright piano.

The Games Hall can also be set up for other activities and is equipped with chairs to comfortably seat up to 100 people. It has a high roof, solid wooden floorboards and a small raised stage area at one end, making this large space suitable for a wide range of activities including dancing, indoor games, or rehearsals.



The Gym provides a great indoor space to run sports and play games. The Gym has a half-court basketball/netball court and some sports equipment available for use. It also has chairs and tables that will cater to over 150 people for use in other activities.

Additionally, the gym is also equipped with a sound system, white-board and 400 chairs. There are toilets and a canteen-style serving area physically connected to the gym, greatly increasing ease of access and use of the building.

The Gym also has internal toilets, and a canteen style serving area.

Red Studio

Red Studio

The Red Studio is a fantastic multi-purpose space. It consists of wooden laminate floors, soundproofing, lectern, projector, sound system, whiteboard and chairs for 100 people; meaning the possibilities here are endless! To give you some ideas, the Red Studio can be used for music rehearsals, dance, group discussions, lectures indoor games and presentations.

The Red Studio has full heating or air-conditioning as necessitated by the weather.

Outside the Red Studio, the decking provides undercover access to the Blue and Grey Studios, and the Gym.

Blue Studio

Blue Studio

The Blue Studio is another great multi-purpose space and is the smaller of the three Studio spaces the camp offers. With a carpeted floor, white-board, lectern, and sound system, the Blue Studio provides a great space for discussions or reflections during retreat.

The Blue Studio can also be arranged with chairs to suit your needs with the capacity for approximately 30 people.

The Blue Studio has full heating or air-conditioning as necessitated by the weather.

Outside the Blue Studio, the decking provides undercover access to the Red and Grey Studios, and the Gym.

Grey Studio

Grey Studio

The Grey Studio is a carpeted space with access to a projector, sound system, lectern, and chairs. It is the ideal place for presentations but can be used just as well for discussions, reflections, or small indoor games.

The Grey Studio has full heating or air-conditioning as necessitated by the weather.

Outside the Grey Studio, the decking provides undercover access to the Red and Blue Studios, and the Gym.


Don Bosco Chapel

The Chapel is available to all groups is a great space for quiet reflection and discussion, whilst also being equipped to celebrate liturgies with an Alter, lectern and portable projector screen. The Chapel shares a parting wall with the Grey Studio which can be opened up to allow the Chapel space to be doubled in size and give capacity to hold up to 150 people comfortably.

The Chapel has full heating or air-conditioning as necessitated by the weather.

Outside the Chapel, the decking provides undercover access to the Red, Grey and Blue Studios, and the Gym.

Safety Beach

Safety Beach

Just a 200-metre walk from our front gate is the magnificent Safety Beach, one of the cleanest and child friendly beaches in Port Phillip Bay. It is a fantastic place for a swim or to try out stand-up paddle boarding, as well as an idyllic location for reflection, discussion. Of course, just sitting back and soak-up the amazing sunsets is a fantastic option as well!

Reflective Garden

Reflective Garden

The reflective garden offers groups an opportunity to sit and enjoy the peaceful surrounds the campsite’s outdoor shaded areas. It is dotted with benches, making it an ideal resource for retreats and any other groups that want to have some quiet time under the trees.

Don Bosco Beach House

Don Bosco Beach House

The Don Bosco Beach House is a five-bedroom house that can be hired separately or as a part of the campsite booking.

It has everything you could want for a relaxing holiday, retreat or meeting venue for small groups of up to 20 people. It is situated on its own block of land, adjacent to the camp site and is completely self-sufficient. The house can be hired both midweek and weekends by organisations or families.


  • 5 bedrooms with 3-5 beds in each, maximum of 20 people
  • 2 bathrooms & 2 separate toilets
  • Large kitchen - well equipped for self-catering
  • Dining area with seats for 20 people
  • Large living room / meeting room
  • TV & DVD player
  • Gas central heating
  • Laundry with washing machine & outdoor clothes line
  • Undercover parking for 2 cars
  • Barbecue
  • Picnic Table
  • Large completely fenced front & backyard

Our Team

Everyone on the Don Bosco Team enjoys working with young people and having fun!

  • Paul Poutney

    Paul Poutney

  • Dom Stephens

    Dom Stephens

    Operations Manager
  • Suzie Burns

    Suzie Burns

    Kitchen Manager
  • Lia Stanley-Poutney

    Lia Stanley-Poutney

    Office Manager
  • Mika McCarthy

    Camp Assistant
  • Ivan Oyarce

    Camp Assistant