A leadership and personal development camp for young leaders from the Aboriginal communities of Toomelah and Boggabilla.
To provide Aboriginal teens from school years 9 to 12 from Toomelah and Boggabilla with the resources and motivation to pursue further education and employment pathways, by introducing them to positive role models and building their confidence levels over a four day camp.
Camp Connections developed from the long-term relationship between Stand Up and Toomelah and Boggabilla. The program focuses on developing confidence and leadership skills for senior school students. Camp Connections aims to build a peer support network between the youth and Stand Up mentors.
What: 4-5 day camp, running activities, cooking, playing, hiking, swimming, teaching, leading, mentoring
Where: Toomelah and Boggabilla, NSW
When: April and October school holidays
Click here to read a report of the January 2017 retreat in Sydney.