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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teen Camp 2021

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teen Camp 2021

We are excited to announce our first camp for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander teens with a heart condition.

  • When: 10 - 12 December 2021
  • Where: Sunshine Coast, QLD
  • Who: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teens (aged 13 - 17) with CHD or RHD
  • Cost: FREE! (Includes all flights, transport, accommodation, meals and activities)

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Note: The camp will be operated under strict COVID safe practices to ensure the safety of all campers and volunteers. In the event of a QLD lockdown at the time of the camp, it will be rescheduled to an alternative date in 2022.

Flyer: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teen Camp (PDF)

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What happens at Teen Camp?

Teen Camp is a weekend filled with fun, adventure and friendship. Activities include art, music, outdoor adventure, water sports and talks from inspiring guest speakers. 

Camp provides an opportunity to explore culture, identity and connection, build self-capacity and reiterate the importance of self-care and physical and emotional wellbeing.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions.

Learn more about previous camps.

Volunteer opportunities

To ensure campers can participate safely and within their health capacity, the camp is staffed by a range of volunteers with specialist skills and experience. This includes cardiologists, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health workers, nurses and community leaders. 

All costs are covered. This includes flights, transport, accommodation, meals, and activities.

All volunteers are required to have had two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine before November 22 2021 and provide proof of vaccination.

Medical Volunteer Registration General Volunteer Registration 

Thank you! Teen Camp is made possible through our volunteers generosity.

Note: As Teen Camp aims to provide campers with an authentic experience away from home, we are unable to accept applications from parents, legal guardians or relations of campers.

More information

Read the FAQs or contact:

Jen Mitchell
Teen Camps Coordinator
e jen.mitchell@heartkids.org.au
t 0439 985 938