The department will be closed from Wednesday 27 December 2023 to Monday 1 January 2024. We will respond to queries in the New Year. Best wishes for a safe and happy festive season.
There are 30 distinct programs with a range of program variations, training packages,
workplace adventures, custom programs, self-directed activities and
holiday programs available at Woodman Point.
Contact the camp directly on 61 8 9492 9797 to discuss your groups needs.
The primary strategy outcome of the programs offered at our camp
supports our department’s emphasis on promoting healthy, active
lifestyles. By incorporating participation in recreation and physical
activity during camping experiences, recreation programs provide a
chance for the camp guests to experience new activities, explore the
benefits of physical activity, and promote the maintenance of healthy
In order to meet these outcomes, the Woodman Point Recreation Camp operates on the ethos of Challenge by Choice.
instructors facilitate programs in accordance with the philosophy of
Challenge by Choice. This is based on experiential learning theory,
which we define as being able to undertake an experience that a
participant can relate back to their life or existing lifestyle in a
There is an understanding that everyone has varying
thresholds for challenge and these challenges can range in their nature
and variety. We aim to provide an experience that enables participants
to determine their own level of challenge and broaden and develop their
perceived limitations through participation in adventure activities both
in individual and team environments.
All camps staff will aim to
provide a safe experience in which the participant can explore and
extend their abilities and limitations. Our Department Camps Program
Standards and Instructor Code of Ethics encompass that overriding
intent. Participation through excessive pressure and intimidation will
not be supported.
This ethos recognises that the attempt is more significant than the result.
Due to the active nature of the programs offered:
Woodman Point offers structured recreation programs. Year levels are based on recommendation from the Department of Education and Department Camps Chain Safety Group. Some programs are offered to younger students, however please contact the camp for
Custom packages can be developed for clients upon request. We have a range of exciting workplace adventure programs specifically developed for corporate team building days. Please contact us directly for more information.
We have a small range of self-directed recreation programs that can
be conducted by camp leaders. Self-directed programs provide a
cost-effective alternative to the camp-led programs. Further information
about self-directed programs can be obtained by contacting a camp event coordinator at the camp.
There is a limited supply of sporting equipment available to borrow
from the camp office, but it requires a deposit. Groups, particularly
large ones, are encouraged to bring their own sporting equipment.
Prices are tiered for school groups, not-for-profit community groups and corporate groups.
2019 prices effective 1 January 2019.
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