Q: My son has special needs. Can he be accommodated on GENTS Camp?

A: In most cases, yes! Contact your director prior to sending an application to discuss your child’s needs.

Q: My son has special dietary requirements. Can he be accommodated on GENTS Camp?

A:  Yes.  GENTS Camp cooks are able to cater for a range of special diets.  Please contact your camp director with details prior to camp.

Q: My son takes medication. Can he be accommodated on camp?

A:  Yes.  All GENTS Camps have a Medication Officer who looks after medication, ensuring that your son remembers to take his at right time of day.

Q: How do we get to and from camp?

A:  GENTS Camp runs buses to and from camp, from a number of places around Brisbane.  Full transport information will be sent out to you upon receipt of your application.

Q: My son doesn’t know anyone else on camp. Will he be OK?

A: Nearly every SU Qld Camp has campers who arrive not knowing anyone else. Our leaders are trained to watch, care for and assimilate campers to ensure they feel part of the group from the very start!

Q: Are the leaders trained to handle emergencies?

A: Every SU Qld Camp has qualified Senior First Aid officers on team who can offer immediate medical assistance if required. The Director of each camp is supplied with detailed information on the location of the nearest hospital and medical centre to ensure swift action if any injuries or emergencies occur on camp. SU Qld also has other experienced staff on call throughout each camping season to offer advice and additional support to Camp Directors.

Q: Do I get a list of what to bring?

A:  Once we received your initial application, a Camper Acceptance letter will be posted to you.  This letter contains all the “who, what, when, where, why” of camp!

Q: Do you provide financial assistance for campers?

A: We can provide financial support to help families struggling financially to send their children on a camp. Please contact your child’s Camp Director to discuss this support.