On behalf of the Brainchild Foundation, we would like to invite your family to our annual Queensland Family Camp. All families with a child who has a brain or spinal cord tumour from the age of 0 to 17 years are eligible. Siblings should also be under 17 years of age due to the restricted number of beds. Children must be at least 3 months post treatment to attend.
We understand and can accommodate physical disabilities but ask that you notify us of any issues, so we have support in place where necessary. Children who have been to a Brainchild Camp in the past are keen to return, renew friendships and tackle new adventures and we know that your children will feel the same.
The camp is organised around several different outdoor activities during the day that are suitable for all ages and include siblings and parents. The camp staff will coordinate activities and are highly trained to ensure safety at all times. The evenings are for more peaceful activities both for the children and parents. All food is included, and special dietary needs can be accommodated.
This is a time for families to connect and share their stories and for children to relax and enjoy themselves. Brainchild volunteers will be available throughout the camp to provide support and answer queries that may arise.
When: Friday 16th June (5.00pm) until Sunday 18th June 2023 (11.30am).
Location: QCCC Tamborine, 255 Beacon Road, Tamborine. https://www.qccc.org.au/tamborine/
Take their website 360 tour to give you an idea of what to expect. We have booked the Tamborine Lodge and the WEC Centre. The centre is large, and we have sufficient room to do most of the activities bar canoeing.
What to Bring: If you live locally, please bring your own bedding. Most rooms have ensuites and bunk beds. Just a reminder that no child under 5 may use a top bunk. It is also cold at night up in the hills!! Further information will be sent closer to camp letting you know what to bring.
What is included: It is all FREE – BUT there are limited spaces this year so apply EARLY!!
All applications must be in by 01/04/2023
For those who fly in – Flights and bus travel to the camp and return will be covered and bedding will be provided at no cost.
If you have any queries, please ring Belinda on: 0418 238 680 or Vonnie on 0408 563 465
It will be lovely to greet returning folk and new folk for another fun weekend.
Brainchild Foundation Team.