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Canoe and Sail on the Gippsland Lakes
Camp Cooinda is a boating camp with waterfront on a fabulous sandy beach. We offer canoeing, sailing, kayaking, fishing, archery, hiking, campfire cooking and overnight expeditions around the Gippsland Lakes in eastern Victoria, including Cooinda's own island. Click on the menu "What is Cooinda?" to discover more about the camp activities.
Camp Cooinda operates camps only in summer school holidays.
Dates for Summer 2013 - 2014
Sunday 29 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014
Saturday 11 January to Saturday 18 January 2014
8 days, 7 nights
For ages 12 to 18 years
Cost: $370 plus bus travel $70*
* Costs are heavily subsidised to provide low cost camps with full
catering for 8 days, use of 40 boats, and include overnight expedition
campsite fees. For each camp, Camp Cooinda charters a bus to travel
300km between two pick up points in Melbourne and the campsite.
Brochure and Application Form
The Camp Cooinda brochure and application form for the coming 2013-14 summer camps will be available later in the year. Applications open on 1st October and close when each camp reaches the maximum number set to maintain the quality of our program.
Please submit any queries through the Camper Inquiry form.
The brochure requests that you read a more detailed description of Risks and Safety at Camp Cooinda (61kb PDF) so that you can make informed decisions about applying for enrolment as a camper. The document Is Cooinda right for you? (104kb PDF) will help you decide whether the Cooinda program is appropriate for you.