Leadership Camp Details

The annual Leadership Camp is open to all young people aged 17 and older.

The 2017 Leadership Camp will run from:

Monday 27th November to Friday 1st December 2017.

The cost of the camp is $200, which includes accommodation, all meals and activities, a leader’s kit and a leader’s T-Shirt.

Where more than one young person from the same family is attending a camp, the charge for each additional young person is reduced by $35. Please note no person will be excluded because of financial reasons. Please contact the camp manager for more details on possible financial consideration.

Leadership Camp

Leadership Camp

About Leadership Camp

The annual Leadership Camp is a week-long training course designed to provide leaders and potential leaders with a variety of tools, techniques and, most importantly, hands on experience in working with young people.

The leadership program is a valuable experience designed to support, encourage and equip participants to work with young people, not only on camps, but also in a variety of settings such as youth groups, parishes, schools and community groups.

Don Bosco firmly believed in peer-to-peer mentoring and leadership and it is on this model that we base our program. After completion of the leadership course, leaders are encouraged to participate as leaders on our holiday programs, joining our team and working beside more experienced leaders.


Underpinned by the Salesian philosophy of friendship, fun and joy; this year’s camp will cover the following areas:

  • Hands on experience for planning, preparing, leading and evaluating activities
  • Tactics to facilitate effective communication with peers, teams and young people
  • Understanding your leadership qualities and how you contribute to a group
  • Strategies and tips to efficiently work with young people within todays legal requirements
  • Methods for successfully listening and accompanying young people with a Catholic settling
  • Practical approaches for managing diverse behaviours in young people
  • A variety of workshops showcasing different opportunities available to passionate young leaders
  • Challenging and fun activities to test your leadership skills, knowledge, and understanding of your abilities
  • And so much more…

View or download the Leadership Camp Poster here

Camp Camp Date Individual Price Capacity Registered Available place Register
Leadership Camp 2017 Mon 27 Nov, 2017 $200.00 60 56 4

“Don Bosco camp truly has impacted my life in so many positive ways. From helping me learn new life long skills to building long lasting friendships. I am the person I am today largely due to the input camp has had on my life.”

Dino Martiniello, Camp Leader

“The Don Bosco Camp community is such an awesome community to be a part of. Being a part of this community and leading on camps has given me so many different opportunities to grow and learn new skills, while at the same time creating great memories with friends and providing a supportive environment to challenge myself. Most of all the best part about Don Bosco Camp is it’s so much fun!”

Teaghan Dolan, Camp Leader

“It is impossible to describe the effect don Bosco camp has had on my life. As a camper I developed my imagination, revelling in a world without limits. As a leader, I practiced engaging the imaginations of others, learning to inspire and animate without the need of traditional discipline. Camp and the Salesian experience is the gift that keeps on giving. Absolutely not to be missed.”

Felicity Walter, Camp Leader now St Vincent de Paul Primary School Liaison Officer

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