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Camp Fairbairn Outdoor Education Centre

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Where is the Camp Fairbairn Outdoor Education Centre?

Camp Fairbairn Outdoor Education Centre (COEC) is a unique facility situated on the foreshore of Fairbairn Dam and is located 27 km south of Emerald on the Central Highlands.

What does the Camp Fairbairn Outdoor Education Centre provide?

It is a Band 7 Education Queensland school offering a wide range of outdoor and environmental educational activities to a multitude of schools from prep to high school, state and private, from eastern central to western central Queensland.

Camp Fairbairn Outdoor Education Centre's 'vision' is to:
'Promote resilience and individual potential through self-discovery and team work.'

Camp Fairbairn Programs

Services offered by CFOEC include student programs, professional development and resource support services. These services are available to students and staff from primary, secondary, distance and special education campuses, as well as other Education Queensland personnel. Tertiary education and community groups may also access CFOEC.

Camp Fairbairn Outdoor Education Centre has developed a diverse range of outdoor, adventure and environmental activities:

  • Climbing wall (10 m)
  • High ropes course
  • Low copes course
  • Group challenge courses
  • Archery
  • Pioneering
  • Astronomy
  • Abseiling
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • River trips
  • Orienteering
  • Camp out nights
  • Mountain bikes
  • Environmental studies

Facilities

The Residential facilities include a dormitory camp and a tent camp which allows clients to remain on site through their visit. A wide range of curriculum facilities and resources are available for program implementation.

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