Wirraway Homestead is a not-for-profit school camp and school holiday campsite, which runs throughout the year for young people 10 years and over. It offers an opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities on 180 acres of countryside, staying in buildings arranged in a beautiful “Australian Settler” setting and to experience the love and acceptance that come’s from our Staffs’ Christian beliefs. Qualified staff organise the activities, cater, and run all aspects of the programme.
- Horse riding
- Ropes course
- Rock climbing tower
- Sheep herding
- and lots more!
Key benefits of Wirraway:
- Fully catered
- Fully programmed camps
- Competitive prices!
- Just 60km from Adelaide
- Take our Online Tour here
The camp is available to school groups for 3, 4 or 5 day camps on weekdays during term time. If you are a teacher and require more details on our school camps please see the School Information page.
Group bookings may be made for weekend camps which run from Friday night at 8 pm to Sunday afternoon at 4:30 pm. There is limited availability for these camps.
Individual bookings are taken for 5 day camps (called “Musters”) which run throughout every school holidays. Check out the Musters page for more information and dates, prices and age ranges of these camps.
Horse riding, archery, ropes course, trampolines, swimming pool, volley ball, rock climbing, sheep herding, bushwalking, etc. Indoor games such as table tennis and eight ball are also available. The snack bar opens daily and sells sweets, drinks, Bibles, badges and magnets… for photos of activities check out the Activities pages.
During the camp the staff will talk about what Christians believe and how Christianity is vital to their lives and relevant today. This part of the program is for people from all backgrounds.
About the staff
Wirraway staff are involved throughout the daily program and are qualified and experienced in their area, such as instructing and supervising in rock climbing, horse riding, archery, ropes course, swimming and trampolining. All of our staff have senior first aid qualifications.
Wirraway offers Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation through a partnership with ACOM (Australian College of Ministries). Check out more details here: Training! Horse instructors at Wirraway are accredited (or in training) with Horse Safety Australia.
All of our staff have current national police clearance certificates.
Medical action plans for children coming to Musters (school holiday camps).
Children with an EPI PEN (for anaphylaxis) should bring an emergency action plan with them to camp – please download the following form: CLICK HERE
Children with ASTHMA should bring an emergency action plan with them to camp – please contact your GP or try the Asthma Council
Hot Weather Policy
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