Pretty Valley, Falls Creek


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 12 – 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. 


WHO | Boys 12 – 16 yrs old

WHEN | 2pm 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.

***5 positions left!!! 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.

**Term and Conditions | Program fees are due at the time of registration.  An invoice can be raised.  Please note The Mandala Project’s Invoice payment terms are 14 days. In the event The Mandala Project cancels a program, participants will be provided with as much notice as possible. Cancellations can be due to low participant numbers, extreme weather warnings  and any unforeseen circumstances.  Upon cancellation, the fees already paid can be used as a credit for an alternate programs or refunded in full**

**Cancellations and refunds |  Participants who withdraw from the program more than 30 days before the program start date will be refunded in full. If you withdraw less than 30 days but more than 14 days before you will be refunded 75% of the program cost. Withdrawal 14 – 8 days prior to the start date you will be refunded 50%. There will be 0% refund if you withdraw 7 days or less prior to the start date of the program you have registered for.**