PSFaNS runs School Holiday Camps for children and youth aged 8-18 years.
These camps can range from 1 day, to a weekend or even up to a week depending on the camp.
Camp is all about challenge, experience, independence, making memories and lifelong friends. It’s often the first time away for many children and is a perfect opportunity for them to grown, learn and think for themselves.
Camp involves a range of activities including sports, games, swimming, craft, art, life skills and nature walks. Activities are aimed at building self-esteem, skills, confidence, team work skills and social interaction whilst having fun.
Some Benefits of Camp
- Spend their day being physically active
- Experience success and become more confident
- Gain resiliency
- Unplug from technology
- Develop life-long skills
- Grow more independent
- Have free time for unstructured play
- Learn social skills
- Reconnect with nature
- Make true friends
PSFaNS have hosted a range of camps for children, youth and families in the community. Some of the camps we have done so far include:
- Well Being Camp
- Leadership Camp
- Fishing Camp
- Surf Groms Camp
- Healing Camp
- Dads & Kids Camp
- Dance Camp
- Mums & Kids Camp
- Cultural Camp
- Therapeutic Camp
Camp can be quite expensive however PSFaNS camps are free to families accessing our Service. Our camps are run by qualified staff and volunteers. All of our trained staff and volunteers have a Working With Children Check and a clear Police record.
PSFaNS would love to offer a camp in every school holiday but we do rely on funding to pay for these camps. We will keep striving to obtain funding to put on as many camps as we can in the future.
If you would like to offer a suggestion about suitable available grants, or are a camp establishment and would like to help, we would love to hear from you!
When and Where
When: School Holidays
Where: Various locations throughout Port Stephens and NSW