"Experience FOR a lifetime"
Somers School Camp aims to inspire optimism and develop in students, consciousness of and care for:
Self - through opportunity and challenge
Others - through building a supportive community
Environment - through engagement with nature and
Somers School Camp is a DEECD school, located on the shores of Westernport, 90kms south-east of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia.
It has been operating since 1959 and provides a nine day residential camping experience, catering for Year 5 & 6 students in State Government Schools, across Victoria.
Somers Camp employs a permanent Teaching Staff of 18 and Support Staff of 20.
Each 9 day camp provides opportunities for 160 children (80 boys and 80 girls) from Years 5 and 6 (10-12 year olds) and 9 Visiting Teachers from a regional area, to participate in a program that blends a range of outdoor and environmental education activities, in a safe and secure learning environment.