Wangat may be hired as a venue for running your own camp for up to 50 people including staff. "A beautiful spot, comfortable facilities, interesting things to do..."
Year 9 Self-run Retreat Teacher"Allowed students to "escape" for a while."
Year 12 Self-run Retreat Teacher
A comprehensive Teachers' Handbook
is available to help you prepare for your visit. This includes:
- safety information and risk plan
- catering options and kitchen details
- ideas to enjoy and make the most of Wangat's facilities and beautiful surroundings.
Click the Contact Us bar at the top of this webpage to request a Teacher's Handbook for Self-run Camps.
We recommend a pre-visit to help you get a feel for the place, explore the possibilities and to experience what Wangat has to offer your program.
have hired Wangat Lodge for band camps, Year 12 retreats, peer support camps, Study Camps, writing camps, gifted and talented programs, Primary Music, Year 11 Ecology, Geography, Year 9 teamwork and more.
Guided activities can be arranged for your group. There is an additional charge for this (please see prices ).
"The abundance of wildlife was a suprise." Teacher Review
"The students had a good mix of activities and people leading them. This worked well for high school students." Teacher Review
Examples of break-out activities we offer are:
"The students loved Wangat and have commented that they would like to return someday. They took away nothing but fond memories." Teacher Review from Self-run Camp
- spot-lighting expeditions
- percussion sessions
- slideshows on local history and wildlife
- nature craft
you make your decision about booking a self-run camp at Wangat, we have collected comments from teachers and children who have visited the Lodge over the years.