Better Value, Better Experience

We deliver a better experience for our campers that is fun, adventure packed and better value for money.

Don Bosco Camp and Centre is well placed on the Mornington Peninsula with proximity from Melbourne within minutes. As a not for profit organisation we aim to provide groups with an affordable experience that we can tailor to your needs.

Our mission is to provide groups with a fun, happy and safe experience whether it be for a day, short stay or longer stay. We pride ourselves on our hospitality with excellent accommodation facilities, well maintained gardens, varied indoor open spaces and of course amazing food!

Take a further look at how we may better serve your needs.

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Fabulous Spaces

Fabulous Spaces

Don Bosco Camp and Centre is a wonderful multipurpose site that offers your group the flexibility to use them however you would like. Our fabulous open indoor and outdoor spaces provide an environment that is engaging and safe for groups. Our studios provide an excellent way for groups to interact with each other in an engaging way.

Take a further look at how you may use these spaces.

Space for Fun and Games

Don Bosco Camp and Centre plenty of open indoor and outdoor spaces for groups to run activities and games in a safe and engaging way. Our fabulous gym and grassed spaces provide an environment that is engaging and safe for groups. Our open grassed areas provide an excellent opportunity for groups to run activities and supervise the whole group whilst in one complete space.

Take a further look at how you may use these spaces.

The Gym

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What We Do

Holiday Camps

This is at the heart of who we are and what we do; we’ve been running holiday camps for over 70 years. We run holiday programs in January and July for kids aged between 9 and 13 years of age, and 13 and 16 years of age. Keep your eye out for registrations!

School Camps

We offer fully catered, action packed school camps for students of all ages. Ranging from an overnight trip to a full 3 day experience, we can tailor a package to suit your needs.

Retreats

We are the ideal location for retreats as we have many spaces for small group discussions to reflection areas inside and outside, including our own chapel. The beach is also just a short 200 metre stroll for reflection as well.

Weddings

Don Bosco Camp and Centre is a very special place with loads of space for your wedding day. We offer an inviting and unique experience with many stunning spaces – where your celebration can last the entire weekend!

Music Groups

We offer music camps so much space to practice, we even have enough space to host a concert with seating up to 400 people. Music groups can make use of all our six breakout spaces for their rehearsals.

Community Groups

Our site is perfect for community groups wanting a self-catered or catered weekend away together. We have hosted many varied multicultural and religious groups over the years.

Our Facilities

Time to Play

The Gym

The Gym provides a great indoor space for sports, games and other activities whilst also having chairs and tables for over 150 people that can be used for other occasions. The Gym has a half-court basketball or netball court and some sports equipment available.
Run, Jump and Play
Leading by Example

Youth Leadership

The Salesian Youth Leadership program is a fundamental part Don Bosco Camp. Our camp mission is to be committed to creating opportunities for young people in a wide variety of community settings.
The main youth leadership focus of Don Bosco Camp are our Leadership Camp and giving young people an opportunity to lead by example.
Peer to Peer Leadership
Music Groups

Music Camps

With multiple separate breakout rooms, the camp allows groups to have flexibility to split off and rehearse in small groups or come together as a whole group.

Play and Sing
Where to Eat

Dinning Hall

Our dining room is equipped with everything required to make meal times efficient and effortless. Serviced by a modern commercial kitchen it has designated service and clean up areas and a commercial dishwasher.
With a wide open deck and great view across the whole campsite, the dining room is the great meeting area on camp.
Dinning for 150 People
Amazing Food !

Catering and Food

Don Bosco Camp kitchen staff pride themselves on a catering service which provides delicious home-cooked meals to all members of a group.
Good food and plenty of it!
Prayer and Reflection

Chapel

The Camp Chapel is available to all groups as a great space for quiet reflection and discussion, whilst also being equipped to celebrate liturgies with an altar, lectern and portable projector screen.
Liturgies
Indoor Spaces

Three Studios

Our three Studios provide fantastic multi-purpose spaces. With wooden laminate floors, sound-proofing, white-board, lectern, projector and sound system. The Red Studios can be used for music rehearsals, dance, indoor games and presentations and easily adapt to suit the needs of your group.
Red, Blue and Grey
Dorms

Accommodation

We can accommodate up to 148 people. All dormitories have bathroom facilities under the same roof as well as heating and fans. Each dormitory also has a separate room with ensuite facilities for teachers/leaders.
Sleep up to 148 People

New Facilities

Our Team

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

  • Paul Poutney

    Paul Poutney

    Director
  • 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