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Our Support Ratios Explained

At People Outdoors we offer camps for people with disabilities. Our programs include overnight through to week long
camps which provide people with disabilities the opportunity to experience the social and developmental benefits of adventure
outdoors. Each program caters for different support levels (staff:camper)

How much support do you need?

1:3 Support 1:2 Support 1:1 Support
  • A person who is independent in all areas of personal care including toileting, showering and brushing teeth (may just require prompting).
  • Can eat independently, make drinks for themselves and has good communication/social skills.
  • Understands road rules, social settings and can stay with the group on outings.
  • Requires prompting or some assistance with showering, toileting and brushing teeth.
  • May require prompting to pick appropriate clothes and get ready for the day.
  • May need supervision or help eating or using cutlery.
  • May need staff to look after spending money and help with daily living choices.
  • Requires closer supervision in the community and on outings.
  • May display mild to moderate behaviours of concern.
  • Participants who use manual or electric wheelchair and require assistance.
  • A person that needs full assistance with personal care such as showering, toileting and brushing teeth and full assistance with dressing.
  • Has special requirements during meal times and needs assistance to eat.
  • Requires full assistance and constant supervision in the community.
  • May have challenging behaviours.
  • May have limited social skills

All campers support needs are discussed prior to attending camp during the intake process.  Campers support needs are constantly monitored and reviewed after each program. NDIS packages are NOT required to join us on camp - contact us to find out what options are available for you.

If you have any questions regarding the support ratios and programs at People Outdoors, please don't hesitate to contact us on 03 9863 6824.

 
 
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Meet our Team: Simon

Hi my name is Simon and I am the Accessibility Manager with People Outdoors based in Ballarat. I have been with the Australian Camps Association and People Outdoors since February 2020.

 
 
Upcoming Programs
 
 
Weekend Camp | YMCA Camp Wyuna
Queenscliff
18yrs+
12-08-2022 - 14-08-2022
weekend

Join us at YMCA Camp Wyuna for this Weekend Camp (2 nights).

This camp is for Adults aged 18yrs+ living with disability. This camp will depart from our Melbourne location.

With heaps of activities on site, plus many off site activities nearby, you will never be bored at YMCA Camp Wyuna.

Some of the activities you might participate in on this camp are - giant swing, low ropes course, canoeing and more.

New to People Outdoors? Please complete the our 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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Kids & Teens Come & Try Day | Camp Kookaburra
Corop (near Echuca)
6-17
03-09-2022
other

Come and join us at Camp Kookaburra (Corop, near Echuca) to to learn more about People Outdoors, try some new activities at camp and enjoy a BBQ Lunch. This is a single day event.

When: Saturday 3rd September from 9am - 2pm.

Where: Camp Kookaburra, Corop

Bookings are are essential. Email simon@auscamps.asn.au

Transport for this program is not included - participants will need to make their own way to/from camp.

BOOK ONLINE HERE.

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Weekend Camp | YMCA Lake Dewar Lodge
Myrniong
6-17yrs Old
02-09-2022 - 04-09-2022
weekend

Join us at YMCA Lake Dewar Lodge for this Weekend Camp (2 nights).

This camp is for kids and teens aged 6-17yrs living with disability. This camp will depart from our Melbourne location.

With heaps of activities on site, plus many off site activities nearby, you will never be bored at YMCA Anglesea.

Some of the activities you might participate in on this camp are - giant swing, low ropes course, canoeing and more.

New to People Outdoors? Please complete the our 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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