Columboola is located 16 km east of Miles on the Western Darling Downs, approximately 330 km North West of Brisbane. It is part of the Murray Darling-Basin and surrounding vegetation includes brigalow, cypress pine and semi-arid forests.
Columboola Environmental Education Centre offers educational programs for students from Prep to Year 12. Camps can be arranged around a variety of themes including:
Popular activities offered include:
As well as themed explorations such as the Dinosaur Dig and Hunt for the Bunyip for early years' learners.
We also organise and run camps at a variety of locations around the Darling Downs, Lake Broadwater, Bunya Mountains and Goomburra National Park.
Columboola will come to you and run a local camp for your students with many of the above activities.
Visiting schools are accommodated in waterproof, canvas dome tents during their stay. Columboola EEC has 20 tents that can sleep approximately 60 people. Foam mattresses are provided for extra comfort.
A mobile home is available to teachers, bus drivers and caterers.
Columboola EEC is a converted two-classroom school. It has a new kitchen and dining area for catering, a modern amenities block, shaded outdoor classrooms, an indoor classroom, an astronomy dome and a large undercover area for wet weather/dancing activities.