Meet our Team: Simon

Simon is the Accessibility Manager with People Outdoors based in Ballarat. He has been with the Australian Camps Association and People Outdoors since February 2020 and we're grateful to have him as part of the team. Read more

Meet our Team: Melissa

I’m Mel and I am the Manager at People Outdoors, the branch of the ACA providing camps for people living with disability. I began working for People Outdoors in 2017 as a placement student studying a Bachelor of Youth Work... Read more

Meet our Staff: Olivia

Olivia started working at People Outdoors in February 2020. She is an Assistant Camp Coordinator and a great addition to the People Outdoors Team. Read more

People Outdoors Newsletter: December 2021

Find out what's been happening at People Outdoors and view the upcoming program calendar for January - July 2022... Read more

Meet our Staff: Athena

"...I am super excited to have joined this wonderful organisation and am enjoying getting to know our wonderful campers and staff..." Read more

Learn about Volunteering with People Outdoors - Knox Volunteering Expo

Have you been thinking about volunteering but would like to know more? Come meet the People Outdoors Team at the Knox Volunteering Expo on Saturday 4th December 2021. Read more

Join Us at the DSR Festival - 3 Dec 2021

We're at the Disability Sport and Recreation Festival today on Crown Riverwalk. It's a beautiful day to be outdoors! If you're in the area, swing by and say hi to Oliva & Athena who are looking after our stall... Read more

Melbourne Lockdown - People Outdoors Office Closed

The People Outdoors Office is currently closed however staff are working from home... Read more

Extra! Extra! June Newsletter Now Available

Find out what's been happening at People Outdoors, the changes happening at the ACA and People Outdoors and the program calendar for the end of 2021... Read more

We've hit the ground running - camps are back!

After what was a year of a pretty empty Camp Calendar (thanks 2020!) we've hit the ground running, read more to find out what we've been up to... Read more

New Program Departure Point for Campers

After many years of our programs departing from Coburg, People Outdoors has shifted the program departure venue closer to PO HQ with drop-off and pick-up now being at the Bridge Darebin Arts Hub & Community Hall, Thornbury. Read more

People Outdoors OR People Indoors?

Our online 'virtual camps' have been a success! Never in our wildest dreams did we think we'd ever move our programs online but 2020 has been full of surprises!... Read more

Our November Newsletter is here!

Learn about what we've been up to, meet our new staff member and see our upcoming camp calendar... Read more

Australian Camps Association Inclusion Guide for Camps & Outdoor Activity Providers - Now Available

This Guide is a practical resource to support operators in the planning, design and development of inclusive camps and outdoor businesses. Read more

People Outdoors Camps Back ‘On-Hold’

The recent announcement and subsequent restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire, by Premier Daniel Andrews has meant that we cannot re-start our camp programs when we had originally hoped... Read more

Resumption of People Outdoors Camps

...We've been working hard in the past few months to ensure that everyone's health and safety will continue to be People Outdoors number one concern, especially in regards to COVID-19... Read more

Winter/Spring Newsletter Released!

Extra! Extra! Our 2020 Winter/Spring Newsletter has been released... Read more

Remembering Taliesin (Tal) Harwood

In early April, People Outdoors received the sad news that one of our longest service volunteers and disability support workers, Tal Harwood, had passed away. The following tribute is written by Tim McNeill, long term volunteer/staff member and friend of Tal. Read more

Ballarat Inclusion Project

People Outdoors is offering our services to people with disabilities from Regional Western Victoria. Read more

People Outdoors Program Update - 17 April

Whilst everyone is following the social distancing rules and staying home, our team has been working remotely to prepare for when these rules are relaxed and we can finally head back to camp... Read more

New Video: What Happens on a People Outdoors Camp

For those of you who haven't been to one of our camps before, here's a little look at what we can get up to... Read more