City Camp

overview

At Doxa’s City Camp participants will experience a wide range of activities which include visiting some of Melbourne’s iconic landmarks.

Our Camps programs are targeted at schools with low Student Family Occupation index rankings (the lower 30%), who are offered priority in the booking process.

What’s included

All accommodation, meals and agreed activities are included in your camp fee

 

Activities

Doxa provides schools an opportunity to experience a range of positive learning life experiences for students in and around the city of Melbourne.

Programs are co-designed with each school specific to the year level of students attending camp, the length of time you are staying with us, whilst also ensuring elements of fun and adventure are included

Activities on offer include:

  • The Big Issue
  • Laneways guided tour
  • Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Melbourne Museum or Scienceworks
  • Polly Woodside
  • Parliament House
  • MCG & National Sports Museum
  • The Shrine of Remembrance
  • State Library
  • Victorian Arts Centre
  • Immigration MuseumMelbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre
  • Melbourne River Cruise
  • Queen Victoria Market
  • Photo trail adventure race
  • Melbourne Star
  • Eureka Skydeck
  • Team building initiative
  • Marvel stadium tours
  • Old Treasury Building
  • Cook’s Cottage
  • Ice skating
  • Melbourne Zoo

Accommodation

Doxa’s City Camp program utilises a third party provider for its accommodation.

Based out of South Yarra, the venue provides bunk beds with rooms sleeping 2 – 6 persons. Bed linen is provided, so no need for sleeping bags and pillows.

Maximum capacity for city camp is recommended at 60 students.

Meals

Doxa’s City Camp program is all about campers getting a real “City living” experience.

We have partnered up with some great restaurants to ensure that your experience includes the culinary delights that Melbourne has to offer. Our restaurants are able to cater to almost all dietary requirements.

Transport

Thanks to the generosity of V/Line, one of Doxa’s long standing corporate partners, schools are able to access free V/Line train travel as part of your camp stay with us.

Camperships

Our Campership Fund exists to support the families of children whose financial circumstance may preclude attendance.

Our philosophy is that “no child will miss out due to financial hardship”.

Our bookings team are happy to have a confidential discussion and support applications for Doxa’s Campership Fund.

Bookings

Bookings are available all year round during the school term for:

  • 3 day / 2 night stay (Monday – Wednesday or Wednesday to Friday bookings)
  • 5 day / 4 night stay (Monday – Friday booking)
  • 4 day / 3 nights (restricted to availability around public holidays)

City Camp Booking Enquiries

All booking enquiries can be made directly to the team at City Camp on:
03 9046 8220 or camps@doxa.org.au