COME AND TRY CANOEING

+ AN ACTIVITY OF YOUR CHOICE

Bring your family along to experience a carefree and memorable day of fun in the outdoors.

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COME AND TRY FAMILY ADVENTURES - CANOEING + AN ACTIVITY OF YOUR CHOICE

Create wonderful new memories for your family with a day of fun and adventure in the outdoors. Designed for families with no previous experience in canoeing, Come and Try Canoeing + an Activity of Your Choice allows you to learn basic strokes and canoe safety on an enclosed body of water with your own highly trained personal guide.  

 

Practice your technique with some fun family activities and explore the wonder of the natural surrounds by canoe. After lunch, you can either continue your canoeing adventure or enjoy 1 other camp-based activity depending on your location.

Camp Wombaroo (Southern Highlands NSW) 
  • High Ropes Course
  • Archery
  • Environmental Interpretive Session
  • Team Building Initiatives
Camp Marysville (North East Victoria) 
  • Climbing Tower
  • Low Ropes Course
  • Grow It – Cook It Session
  • Big Trees and River Walk
Camp Jungai (Rubicon Valley VIC
  • High Ropes Course
  • Low Ropes Course
  • Indigenous Cultural Session
  • Nature Trail

This activity is most age-appropriate for Primary School age children, however, would be suitable for families with a mix of primary and secondary children. As well as learning some new skills and exploring the outdoors, you will share a campfire lunch complete with billy tea and freshly made damper. 

 

Come and Try Canoeing + an Activity of Your Choice within one of our beautiful, fully equipped campsites (or just nearby).  

 

If you live in New South Wales, join us in the stunning Southern Highlands (90min South of Sydney) at Camp Wombaroo. 

 

If you are in Victoria, join us at Camp Marysville or Camp Jungai in beautiful North East Victoria.

 

$45 per participant, with a minimum booking of 4 participants.

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HERE'S WHAT YOUR DAY LOOKS LIKE!

  • 10:00am Arrive at your destination, welcomed by your private guide and receive a briefing on the day's activities
  • 10.30am Commence session – gear fit out; introduction to safety; free paddle and test out new skills with fun activities.
  • 12.00pm Delicious homemade Campfire Lunch
  • 1.00pm Continue exploring your canoeing skills
    OR
    Begin your second elected activity session
  • 2.00pm Conclude session
  • 2.30pm De-brief activity; review photos; afternoon tea and depart 

$45 per participant, with a minimum booking of 4 participants.

ARE YOU READY FOR A DAY OF FUN?

Below is what you'll need before you get started.

WHAT WE'LL PROVIDE

We will provide the resources for the activity including:
  1. Your own personal family group guide
  2. Canoes
  3. Wet weather gear
  4. Personal flotation devices (PFDs) 
  5. All safety gear and equipment required for activity
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. Catering staff will prepare your campfire lunch and afternoon tea snacks

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BRING

We ask you please to bring your own:
  1. Hats and sunscreen 
  2. Personal clothing – including a dry change of clothing in case you get wet. 
  3. Towel
  4. Drink bottles 
  5. Suitable closed toe shoes to wear while canoeing (canvas joggers or wet shoes) 
  6. Personal medications 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

The Outdoor Education Group has been delivering outdoor education to Australian students for more than 35 years. We live and work in some of Australia's most extraordinary locations and communities. We are committed to connecting young people with the outdoors.

 

While we stayed indoors to protect our communities and loved ones, The Outdoor Education Group looked to the future. Focusing on what we do best, our mission propelled us forward. We are proud to continue supporting our local communities and look forward to reveling in the outdoors with families like yours.

Benefits

BENEFITS

The turbulence and unease of 2020 drew us indoors and disconnected us from each other and the natural world. After unprecedented bushfires and the impact of COVID19, we know reconnecting with each other, and the outdoors is now more vital than ever.

The Outdoor Education Group understand immersion in the outdoors is a brilliant way to improve mental health, physical wellness and build strong relationships with others. We have focused on making an experience which is fun, carefree and an affordable way to get out of the house with your family, create new memories and share a new activity together.

Facilitation

FACILITATION

Our Leaders are highly skilled and experienced in guiding young people through outdoor experiences, activities and adventure. Now OEG want to share their wealth of knowledge and experience with you. 

Our Come and Try Experiences are designed with your family’s wellbeing and safety at the fore. Our guides will tailor the experience to meet your family's experience level, whether you are learning a new skill or revisiting a forgotten pastime. 

The Outdoor Education Group is leading the way outside and we invite your family to join us. 

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COVIDSafe Practices

At The Outdoor Education Group we take pride in delivering quality, life changing Outdoor Education experiences to young Australians.

At the core of this mission is delivering these experiences in a safe and fully supported environment, with an eye to our risk management.

We have developed extensive COVIDSafe practices to ensure we are delivering a safe experience for you and your family.

These practices include:

  • dedicated COVIDSafe training for our team
  • checking the temperatures of all our team and visitors on site every day
  • hand sanitisation stations and kits as standard
  • extensive cleaning of our facilities and equipment

We ask all participants to complete our standard medical form with additional COVID-19 declarations.

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