Over three to five days, through observation, discussion and practical activities, students explore the issues of social inequality, injustice and social exclusion.
Students engage with Brotherhood clients and contribute to the welfare of disadvantaged people, both young and old. Our camps have had a positive impact on students, expanding their knowledge and improving their wellbeing through appreciation of their own lives and the experience of helping others.
On camp students will:
Urban Camp helps students to:
The camp is designed for secondary school students, particularly those in Years 9 to 11.
For further information about Urban Camp, please contact:Stephanie Livingstone, Schools Engagement CoordinatorPhone: (03) 9483 1319Email: slivingstone(at)bsl.org.au
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.
Acknowledgement of country
The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.