Family Camps and Adventures

Building Resilient Families

Outward Bound Australia is dedicated to building resilient families in communities across Australia through family camps and adventures that encourage re-connection between parent and teen. Outward Bound’s Resilient Families program is a wilderness-based course for families that uses experiential activities and facilitation to create a place apart for families to re-establish relationships, bond and create life-long memories. The course outcomes focus on:

Self-reliant teens: strong communities

The Resilient Families program encourages parent and teen to support one another and connect through dialogue and personal reflection that positions the parent as an enduring role-model.

Unique setting

Away from the home environment, the natural wilderness setting  of the Resilient Families program provides a refreshing place apart that gives parents and their teens an opportunity to connect without the distractions of technology, school or sporting commitments and other family members.

Social responsibility

Funds generated through the Resilient Families program supplement Outward Bound’s services to youth from disadvantaged backgrounds and community leadership programs, which help shape the personal skills, resilience and leadership abilities of the next generation of

Outward bound provides programs to companies, organisations and small businesses across Australia that are concerned about building resilient families in today's fast-paced world and are invested in improving the family relationships of their employees.

Enquire now about a Resilient Families program for your staff or team, or enrol as a parent-child team for the Family Adventure  through our public enrolments system.

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Family Adventure

Who it's for: Teenagers (13-16 years) accompanied by a parent or caregiver

What it is: 7-day adventure - bushwalking and outdoor activities

When it runs: All year round

Where it's held: In spectacular locations across Australia

Investment - East Coast Families Course: AUD$2,750 all inclusive for seven days, two people

Investment - West Coast Families Course: AUD$2,750 all inclusive for nine days, two people

Early bird and Alumni rate available

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