Meet Our DSW Team
Introducing Alex

AlexP-DSW.jpegAt the Australian Camps Association - People Outdoors, we’re proud of the wonderful team off staff we have both in the office and on our programs in both Melbourne and Ballarat. These individuals work hard to ensure our camps run smoothly and most importantly, our campers are well supported whilst at camp.

We recently caught up with Alex, one of our Support Workers, you can learn more about him below:

Name: Alexander Peerman

When did you join People Outdoors: January 2021.

What are your favourite activities on camp: Pedal Karting, Rock Climbing and Campfires.

What is your favourite memory of camp you have made so far: Singalongs around the campfire and playing human foosball with a bunch of campers.

What is the best thing about being a Disability Support Worker on People Outdoors Camps: Empowering people to experience thrilling adventures and seeing the friendships that develop over time.

Favourite TV show: Alone and Search Party.

Favourite Food: Anything Indian, I love curry.

Three people you’d like to have dinner with? Louis Theroux, Fred Armisen & Richard Feynman,

Favourite saying? “Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, and it doesn't matter. Explore the world. Nearly everything is really interesting if you go into it deeply enough.” - Richard P. Feynman

 
 
Latest News

Implementation of Night Worker on Camps

...We have identified an opportunity to improve the level of care to all campers attending our People Outdoors camps by adding an extra Active Night Disability Support Worker for all camps...

 
 
Upcoming Programs
 
 
VIC: Adults Camp | Mornington Peninsula
Camp Manyung
Adults (18yrs+)
31-05-2024 - 02-06-2024
weekend

Join us at Manyung Discovery Camp for this Weekend Camp (2 nights).

This camp is for Adults (18yrs+) living with disability. Please note this camp will depart from our Melbourne departure point in Thornbury.

Some of the activities you might participate in are high ropes course, archery, campfire cooking and more!

New to People Outdoors camps? Please complete the referral form so we can begin the intake process (note: completion of the intake process is required prior to attending any camp).

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VIC: Kids & Teens Camp | Gembrook
Stringybark Lodge
Kids & Teens (6-17yrs)
14-06-2024 - 16-06-2024
weekend

Join us at Stringybark Lodge for this Weekend Camp (2 nights) in Gembrook.

This camp is for Kids and Teens (6-17yrs) living with disability. Please note this camp will depart from our Melbourne departure point in Thornbury.

Some of the activities you might participate in are mountain biking, archery, low ropes and more!

New to People Outdoors camps? Please complete the referral form so we can begin the intake process (note: completion of the intake process is required prior to attending any camp).

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VIC: Adults Weekend Camp | Creswick
Log Cabin Camp
Adults (18yrs+)
21-06-2024 - 23-06-2024
weekend

Join us at Log Cabin Camp for this Weekend Camp (2 nights).

This camp is for Adults (18yrs+) living with disability. Please note this camp will depart from our Melbourne departure point in Thornbury.

Some of the activities you might participate in are crate climb, archery, low ropes and more!

New to People Outdoors camps? Please complete the referral form so we can begin the intake process (note: completion of the intake process is required prior to attending any camp).

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