BASECAMP for BOYS

Pretty Valley, Falls Creek

BASECAMP for BOYS

BASECAMP definition | noun ~ a main encampment providing supplies, shelter, and communications for persons engaged in a wide range of activities,such as, exploring, reconnaissance, hunting, or mountain climbing.

Our BASECAMP for BOYS is a 2 day 2 night camp for young men aged 13 – 16 years. Through a series of activities, a high country hike, campfire conversations & some classified ‘SECRET MEN’S BUSINESS’ the program aims to build resilience, connect boys on the same journey and create an opportunity to share stories & make lasting memories. 

Logistics

WHO | Boys 13 – 16 yrs old

WHEN | 4pm Fri 3rd April – 4pm Sun 5th April 2020

WHERE | Meet at the Baranduda Community Centre Car Park. Boys will then travel by bus to Falls Creek, Victoria. Pick up will be at the Baranduda Community Centre car park. 

COST | $250 (includes transport from Wodonga, all activities, camping gear, food & insurance)

Contact Us here for a Registration Form. Once we have received your completed form we will send you a Gear list and a BASECAMP Code of Conduct.

***18 positions available. To secure a place for your son please return completed Registration Form and Payment by Sun 22/03/2020***

Program Outcomes

EMPOWER |  The purpose of this program is to empower the boys by guiding them through activities, facilitated meaningful conversations and some outdoor fun.  Overcoming challenges, developing empathy and spending time outside are all proven ways to help build resilient young men.

CONNECT | This program aims to encourage boys to connect with each other and the wilderness. It will be a ‘technology free’ connection.

SHARED EXPERIENCE | Your son will be sharing this BASECAMP adventure with other boys from across Victoria. They will share stories, challenges and a tent! The program will be facilitated by Anthony Nicholson (Nicho) who has over 20 years experience as a youth worker and program facilitator. He has a working with children’s check, police check, wilderness first aid and has been trained in Rites Of Passage through the institute.

To find out more about our BASECAMP for BOYS please contact us here.