What are Kids Camps?

Kids Camps are 2-5 day programs in which children aged 5-12 years participate in a recreational or educational activities (such as sports days, craft days, movies, ice skating or swimming).

Who can access Kids Camps?

­­Children aged 5-12 years of age  (and in primary school) from families experiencing hardship or disadvantage for a variety of reasons are welcome to attend our Kids Camps. Camps take place throughout the year during school holidays.

Where are Kids Camps located?

Kids Camps are run in locations across the state. For details of the programs within your area please contact your local Youth Coordinator on the below contact details.

Kids Camps are either weekend or school holiday programs for primary school children between the ages of 5–12. The camp involves a range of activities including sports, games, swimming, craft, art, life skills and nature walks. Activities are aimed at building the child’s self-esteem, skills, confidence, team work skills and social interaction whilst having fun.

Can I volunteer on Kids Camps?

To become a Kids Camp volunteer you must be 16 years of age and over and available to attend our Youth Program Training prior to commencement. Our trained and supported volunteers provide a positive role model and participate in activities alongside the children to ensure that their day is both safe and lots of fun. As this is a program is for children and young people, all Vinnies volunteers aged 18 years and older are required to complete a Working With Children Check and National Police Check. We offer a range of youth program and services across the state see our Get Involved page for more volunteering opportunities.

How can I find out more about Kids Camp?

For information on how you can become a Vinnies Young Adult volunteer please contact your local Youth Coordinator on the below contact details.

Kids Camps are currently run in the following areas:

Broken Bay
Contact: bbayyouth@vinnies.org.au or 9495 8306

Maitland/Newcastle

Contact: maitland.newcastle@vinnies.org.au  or 4032 3560

Wagga Wagga

Contact: waggayouth@vinnies.org.au  or 6971 7175

 

We offer a range of youth program and services across the state - see our Get Involved page for more volunteering opportunities.