School Camp Packages

Our packages for 2019/20 Primary and High School camps have been released. There are a great range of packages available to suit all budgets. Specially designed to give students the best school camp experience that they will remember forever. With a great emphasis on Outdoor Education, Team Building and Wellness

NSW School Camp Venue

The Retreat is a NSW School Camp Venue with a modern twist. Our great range of accommodation options allowing groups of all sizes to be able to come away on camp. Weather it be a camp for 4 students or 80 students it is all possible. Schools that are co-ed we assist with working out the best way to accommodate the male and female students with adequate supervision.

All accommodation buildings are fully self contained with:

  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Private bathrooms (multiple in group buildings)
  • Multiple bedrooms
  • Beds ready made with Sheets, Pillow and Doonas
  • Lounge/Dining areas
  • Bus parking
  • Outdoor balconies with tables and chairs
  • Reverse Cycle Air-conditioning, ceiling fans & heaters for winter

Facilities to enjoy at The Retreat include:

  • Play ground area
  • Group outdoor games
  • Walking access to the dunes
  • Swimming Pool
  • Camp Fires (Winter months only)
  • Dining Hall
  • Games room
  • Covered BBQ area to gather

Food Glorious Food

Onsite dining has possible with either fully catered meals, self cook gourmet hampers or self catering using our group BBQ areas and kitchens within the accommodation buildings. A range of delicious, fresh and tasty menu options are available to choose from with meals to suit all budgets and tastes.

Onsite and Local Activities

Our School Camp Coordinator is here to assist with NSW school camp venue packages to create the ultimate camp. Primary School, High School and Youth Camps. Our standard packages offer a range of activities or we can customise a package to suit your requirements. Suggested Itineraries are included to make the planning of your camp easy.

The Retreat works closely with local Tours and Attractions so students are able to explore the region while learning in the natural environment. Outdoor learning and getting back to basics are essential for our students physical and mental well-being.

Onsite group activities are available with a range of team building, problem solving and Communication based exciting team events. Programs are designed around your school goals and objectives that are you are trying to achieve with the camp. The activities will boost moral and unite your school with students improving their communication and teamwork skills.

Evening activities

  • Trivia Nights
  • Movie Nights
  • Bingo
  • Board Games
  • Putt Putt Golf
  • Indoor bowls
  • Night Yoga and Meditation


Getting from your school to The Retreat can be arrange if required. The Retreat works with Port Stephens coaches to easily get you and the student to The Retreat with no need to accommodate a driver. This saves $$ on the budget which means you can get more for your money.  Transfers are arranged as needed to move around the local area. We recommend if possible that at least 1 teacher drives to The Retreat so you do have an easy transport option while in the region for any last minute requirements.