2019 Camp Perthes Australia Application


Hip, hip, hooray!

In 2019, we're celebrating 7 consecutive years of Camp Perthes. We now have camps in 3 different countries, and adding a 4th & 5th in 2020. 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: JUne 25, 2019, submissions after deadline will not be considered

  • CAMPER FEE: $200 AUD (INCLUDES EVERYTHING, food, accommodations, activities, excursions) DUE in JULY


  • LOCATION: mapleton, QUEENSLAND, Australia

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


  • CAMP ENDS: Friday, OCTOBER 4 @ 11am

  • more details listed in camp application

  • camp volunteer applications WILL BE AVAILABLE in july

  • see below for list of camp activities & events

  • we hope to see you at our 4th 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

  • Kayaking

  • Movie Nights

  • Superhero Lunch Party

  • Australian Zoo / Aussie 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 mid-July. You must be at least 18 years old 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 June 25th. 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.


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!