The Edmund Rice Spring Journey Camp is designed to provide an opportunity for young men to go on a 'journey' that is aimed at promoting their sense of self worth, their team work skills, their decision-making skills and their ability to overcome difficult situations. with the support of one young adult volunteer per participant. Participants will make new friends, have fun and create lasting memories. This camp includes some hiking and staying in tents for two nights. The one-to-one ratio, of volunteers to participants, gives the young people a safe and supportive space to thrive.
Edmund Rice Camps welcomes participants from all backgrounds; our volunteers are able to work with a variety of different behaviours presented by the young people. If you’re unsure whether you client would be suitable, please contact the office to discuss.
Date: Monday 24 September - Friday 28 September, 2018
Please read Important Information for Referrers on our website before applying.
Applications Close: 5pm Friday 31st August, 2018
All applications will be contacted by Friday 7 September, 2018. Successful applicants will receive an acceptance letter, an Invoice, a ‘what to bring’ list and details of the pick up and drop off location for the commencement and conclusion of camp. Depending on suitability, unsuccessful applications will be placed on a waiting list.
Cost of camp is $270 per participant [Invoice will be issued after a participant is accepted]
Please ensure that all forms (Personal Details, Medical, Doxa Consent Form & Conditions of Placement) are completed and signed in full before submitting.
All forms must include a 24hour or After Hours contact for agency referrals.
We’ve included a Strengths & Difficulties Questionnaire which will help us better place the participant.
Applications with a separate Support Letter from the referring agency will be more highly regarded. The support letter can contain:
reasons for referral,
any goals for the participant in attending the camp,
other relevant information to be able to support the participant during this placement if successful
Completing this form.
This form can be be completed online. You can save the form and come back to it at any time. Both the Parent / Guardian AND the Agency must sign the form (which you can do with a mouse / touch screen OR download and print the signature page)
An offline version of this form can be downloaded here.
IMPORTANT: Anaphylaxis Management on Edmund Rice Camps
What is anaphylaxis?
Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to a substance, most commonly nuts, egg, milk, wheat, soy, seafood, some insect stings and medications. It can be life threatening, but with proper management and prevention strategies in place the risks can be substantially reduced.
If your child has been diagnosed with Anaphylaxis, you must:
Make sure you let us know on the Medical Section of this fom
Help us put together an ERC Individual Anaphylaxis Management Plan
Send in copies of an ASCIA action plan for your child, with an up-to-date photograph
Bring your Epipen® (ensure it has not expired)
We take Anaphylaxis Allergies very seriously. Every Edmund Rice Camp Program is entirely nut free!
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