2018 Camp Perthes Australia Application

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Hip, hip, hooray!

In 2018, we're celebrating 6 consecutive years of Camp Perthes. We now have camps in 3 different countries, and adding a 4th in 2019. Thank you to everyone who believed in us, as we continue to dream, grow, and bring joy to children with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.

 
  • camp perthes is an overnight camp for CHILDREN WITH LEGG-CALVE-PERTHES DISEASE, AGES 7-15

  • CAMP APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 15th, 2018, submissions after deadline will not be considered

  • CAMPER FEE: $180 AUD (INCLUDES EVERYTHING, food, accommodations, activities, excursions) DUE BY JULY 25TH

  • CAMP FACILITY: QUEENSLAND CONFERENCE & CAMPING CENTRE (QCCC)

  • LOCATION: Tamborine Mountain, QUEENSLAND, Australia

  • NEARBY Airports: BRISBANE (BNE) or Gold coast (OOL), 45-60 min drive to camp

  • CAMP STARTS: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th @ 3pm

  • CAMP ENDS: Friday, OCTOBER 5TH @ 11am

  • more details listed in camp application

  • camp volunteer applications WILL BE AVAILABLE now until july 25

  • see below for list of camp activities & events

  • we hope to see you at our 3RD camp perthes AU! Your kid will love it!

 
 
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Camp Activities & Fun

  • Survivor Challenge 
  • Archery
  • Beach Surfing Lesson
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Giant Sky Swing
  • Swimming
  • Movie Nights 
  • Superhero Lunch Party
  • Dreamworld / Movie World
  • Pirate Treasure & Scavenger Hunt
  • Climbing Wall
  • Prizes & Trophies
  • Obstacle Course
  • Night Safari
  • Camp Perthes Talent Show
  • Nature Hike & Survivalist Class
  • GPS Challenge
  • Carnival Bingo
  • and much, much more!
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Additional Info

  1. Rules, regulations, schedules, and other camp requirements, will be sent via email over the next few weeks/months. Please follow us on social media for other updates and announcements. We will also email info through our Perthes Brief, so please sign up for that, as well. 
  2. Photos, videos, and other media of your child, may be used and freely shared on our social media channels, so in order to apply to Camp Perthes, all parents must agree to these terms.
  3. Camp Volunteer applications will be available in late July. You must be at least 18 years old, with a valid driver's license, to apply.
  4. You can find other people dealing with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease in Australia and surrounding countries, by visiting our Perthes Family Locator or joining our Camp Perthes Australia facebook group.
  5. Again, Australia Camp Applications are due by July 15th. Applications we receive after that date will not be accepted. Due to the overwhelming amount of applicants we get every year, there are no exceptions. If you have important questions or immediate concerns, please email us at info@pertheskids.org.
 
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Camp Perthes AU 

Thank you for choosing Camp Perthes for this one-of-a-kind experience for your child dealing with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. Perthes Kids Foundation is here to support you and your family by providing specialized programs and events, that motivate, educate and participate in Perthes activities, research and awareness, for the global Perthes community. Hope to see you this Summer!