Old Petrie Town Camp
Grade 2 - 6
2 days, 1 night or
3 days, 2 nights
Old Petrie Town activities
Exclusive use of North Pine Lodge for accomodation
School Camp For Primary Students
Explore the amazing collection of pre-1930's historic buildings brought to life at Old Petrie Town. The Old Petrie Town Camp provides primary school students with hands-on learning opportunities to reinforce Australian history curriculum outcomes.
At this primary school camp, students can learn the art of blacksmithing, make their own pottery creation, take a tour of the Pine Rivers Heritage Museum, learn about Indigenous art and participate in cultural workshops at Terry Saleh’s Wantok Multicultural Centre, and much more.
Who can book our Old Petrie Town Camp?
The Old Petrie Town experience is one of the standout primary school camps that align with Australian Curriculum teachings for Grade 2 to Grade 6 students. We are open to all primary schools and are located just 35 minutes from Brisbane.
This school camp can be booked by:
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Old Petrie Town Activities
Choose from a range of historical and cultural activities at Old Petrie Town.
Become a Blacksmith
Learn how to create objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend and cut.
Learn about Indigenous art, boomerang painting and throwing, multicultural dance or bush medicine at Terry Saleh’s Wantok Multicultural Centre.
Pottery at Petrie
See how clay pots are created and make your own masterpiece.
After students explore the rich history at Old Petrie Town, the fun will continue with YMCA outdoor adventure activities at our beautiful bushland camp grounds. Choose from a range of action-packed activities such as:
- Low ropes or high ropes
- Indoor rock climbing
- Guided environmental walk
- Raft building
- Bush survival skills
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With The Option For Additional Night Activities*
Not ready to stop having fun? You can add night activities to your camp! Our recommended night activities for primary school camps include:
- Camp Fire Experience: roast marshmellows and tell stories
- Spot Lighting Walk: a guided night walk, spotting nocturnal critters and learning about nature
- Night Games: a selection of team games
*Additional fee applies.