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Embark on the Ultimate Adventure with OpentraX: Dec 13 - 15 🌲

Gear up for an adrenaline-fueled experience you won’t forget! 🌟 OpentraX is ecstatic to announce our 3-day Mountain Biking Adventurers Camp, specifically tailored for teens aged 14-17. Set for Dec 13-15, this action-packed journey unfolds amidst the rugged beauty of Mt Barney Lodge and Kooralbyn Valley, serving as the ultimate playground for your adventurous spirit. πŸš΅β€β™€οΈπŸ•οΈ

If you’ve been missing out on traditional school camps due to higher needs, OpentraX offers a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere focused on building self-confidence, resilience, and a love for the great outdoors. 🌳🌟

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Our Mountain Biking Adventurers Camp is orchestrated by our expert team of Adventure Therapy Practitioners and aims to:

  • Unplug you from digital distractions and cultivate real friendships πŸ‘«
  • Elevate your communication and teamworkΒ  πŸ—¨οΈπŸ€
  • Boost your self-confidence and encourage your personal growth 🌱
  • Instill self-respect, respect for others, and a sense of independence πŸ€—

For a more detailed view, check out the full itinerary and participant packing list for an in-depth look at this life-changing escapade! πŸŒ„

Run by Adventure Therapy Practitioners Cameron & Dougal.

Cameron McKay
Bachelor of Psychology & Certificate in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Dougal Stedman
Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology

πŸŒ… Day 1: Gearing Up and Getting Dirty

  • 9:00 AM: Pick-up from home address (if arranged in advance) 🚐

  • 10:30 AM:Β All participants meet at Beaudesert Bakehouse and grab an early lunch πŸ₯

  • 12:00 PM: Arrive at Mt Barney Lodge, set up camp and enjoy a snack πŸ•οΈ

  • 3:30 PM:Β Unleash your spirit at Lake Maroon – riding trails for each campers abilitiesΒ πŸš΅β€β™€οΈ

  • 5:30 PM: Back to Camp, collect kindling, showers and get that fire roaring πŸ”₯

  • 6:00 PM: Dinner time! Choose to either help cook or clean 🍳

  • 7:00 PM: Evening Activities, campfire chats and storytelling, followed by bedtime rituals πŸŒ™

πŸŒ„ Day 2: Pedal to the Metal

  • 6:00 AM: Rise & Shine, hot breakfast is ready! 🌞

  • 7:30 AM: Depart for Kooralbyn Valley Mtn Bike Park 🚐

  • 8:30 AM: Arrive at Kooralbyn, spending the day on trails, practising time trials and tricks, lunch break in between πŸš΅β€β™€οΈ

  • 4:00 PM: Return to Camp, reflect on the day’s adventures πŸ•οΈ

  • 5:30 PM: Collect kindling, showers, and fire up the campfire againΒ πŸ”₯

  • 6:00 PM: Webber cook-up and dinner 🍽️

  • 7:00 PM:Β Evening Activities, campfire chats and storytelling, followed by bedtime rituals πŸŒ™

πŸŒ…Day 3: Cool Off and Connect

  • 6:00 AM: Wake up early and embrace the day, hot breakfast on the way🍞

  • 7:30 AM: Head out for a refreshing swim at the Lower Portals waterhole πŸŠβ€β™€οΈ

  • 12:30 PM: Snacks & Camp Pack Up πŸŽ’

  • 1:30 PM: Beaudesert Bakehouse, lunch and farewell πŸ₯ pick-up available from 2pm or participants dropped back home (if organised in advance) 🏑

Getting Excited? Reserve Your Spot Now

Spaces are limited so please apply now if you’re ready to join us on this epic adventure!

πŸ•οΈ Gear We Provide: We've Got You Covered!

  • Campsite Equipment: Tents, sleeping mat, sleeping bag and pillow to ensure a cozy sleep under the stars 🌌.

  • Cooking Supplies: From BBQ charcoal to cooking utensils, we have everything you’ll need for culinary fun outdoors 🍳.

  • All Food Included: Leave the meal planning to us; we provide nourishing meals for your journey πŸ₯—.

  • Lights and Torches: Rechargeable head torches and camp lanterns to light your way 🌟.

  • Seating: Comfy camping chairs perfect for those campfire chats πŸ”₯.

  • Essentials: Bags of firewood, floor mats, and even a fridge for keeping snacks cool πŸ‰.

  • Bikes for Mountain Biking Activities can be included if organised prior.

πŸŽ’ What To Bring: Your Adventure, Your Essentials!


General Goodies:
  • Sturdy Backpack: To carry all your adventure essentials πŸŽ’.
  • Additional Torch or Headlamp: Because you never know when you’ll need a little extra light πŸ’‘.
  • Hydration Hero: Your favorite reusable drink bottle πŸ₯€.
  • Laundry Lifesaver: A bag for wet or muddy clothes πŸ‘š.
Capture the Moment:
  • Camera: For those picture-perfect moments πŸ“·.
  • Journal & Pen: To jot down memories or inspirational thoughts πŸ“.
Dress for Success:

Remember, nights can get chilly! So pack smart and stay warm.

  • Sun-Savvy Hat: To protect you during the daytime β˜€οΈ.
  • Versatile Jackets: One for light rain and another for warmth πŸ§₯.
  • Safety First Shoes: Bring a pair of closed-toed shoes for adventures πŸ‘Ÿ.
  • Easy Shoes: Bring a pair of thongs or slip on shoes for around camp and showers 🩴
  • Adventure-Ready Pants and T-Shirts: One for each day, plus a spare πŸ‘–πŸ‘•.
  • Socks and Undies: Always have a spare 🧦🩲.
  • Swimwear: Dive into fun πŸŠβ€β™€οΈ.
  • PJs: Or a warm tracksuit for a cozy night’s sleep πŸŒ™.
  • Helmet: Safety first for our Mountain Biking Adventures 🧒
  • Riding Gloves: Optional but highly recommended for that extra grip on the bike 🀲
  • Sunglasses for those day-time adventures 😎
Fresh and Clean:

Note: Please avoid aerosols, as they may trigger sensitivitiesΒ in other participants.

  • Towels: One for showers, one for water activities πŸšΏπŸ„.
  • Face Cloth and Roll-On Deodorant: Keep fresh on the go 🌸.
  • Personal Care: Your choice of soap, body wash, and optional shampoo πŸ›€.
  • Dental Duo: Toothbrush and toothpaste 🦷.
  • Haircare: Brush, comb, and ties for those locks πŸ’‡β€β™€οΈ.
Health & Safety Corner:
  • Vital Meds: Epipen, inhaler, antihistamines, etc. πŸ’Š.
  • Bug Off: Insect repellent 🐜.
  • Sun Protection: Sunscreen for daytime adventures 🌞.
  • Hand Hygiene: A small bottle of hand sanitizer 🀲.

Feel free to add any personal touches that will make your adventure uniquely yours! 🌟

Getting Excited? Reserve Your Spot Now

Spaces are limited so please apply now if you’re ready to join us on this epic adventure!

This is an All-Inclusive camp package at a ratio of 2 participants to each practitioner. Adventure Camps have the option to use funding from:

  • Core – Short Term Accommodation and Respite: 01_054_0115_1_1
  • Core – Community, Social and Recreational Activities: 04_210_0125_6_1
  • Capacity Building – Community Participation Activities: 09_011_0125_6_3

The total cost for this life-altering journey will be: $3,359.67.

We encourage you to please check your NDIS funding to ensure you will be covered for this adventure of a lifetime.

Getting Excited? Reserve Your Spot Now

Spaces are limited so please apply now if you’re ready to join us on this epic adventure!