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Big Camp Information
Remember, applications open, 27 May 2019.
Phone applications will NOT be accepted.
Changes to Registration – Day Visitor Registration
As an administrative team we are committed to doing all we can to safeguard every attendee during the Big Camp program. As a result we have been working with AdSAFE, the Child and Vulnerable Person Protection service for the Adventist Church to implement protocols to assist with mitigating risks during Conference wide events.
Starting this year, it will be our standard practice to require all Big Camp attendees to make application in advance. Day visitors, which include those assisting in roles as employees and volunteers on behalf of the conference but who are not staying on the camp ground, MUST register via the online registration link https://events.adventist.org.au/ew/app/registration/index.html?e=3402 .
Big Camp presents an identified heightened risk with thousands of people that are involved in temporary accommodation, bathing and toileting facilities and we are committed to assuring that each person, young and old can do so in safety.
Thank you for noting this change in camp attendee registration requirements. It’s going to be a great camp with inspiring messages and fun activities and we look forward to seeing you there.
INTER-CONFERENCE APPLICATIONS OPEN
Applications received from outside of the South QLD Conference will not be processed until after the end of 30 June 2019 and are subject to accommodation availability at that time.
APPLICATIONS FOR ACCOMMODATION
APPLICATIONS FOR ACCOMMODATION at our Annual Convention will only be accepted from persons over the age of 18 years who will be residing on site during this time.
WAITING LIST: If the accommodation you applied for at camp is already full, we will notify you and place your name on a waiting list or you may apply for an alternative type of accommodation if available.
CANCELLATIONS must be made no later than Wednesday, 4 September 2019, otherwise payment will be forfeited.
CARAVANS should not be brought on site prior to Sunday, 15 September 2019 or left on site after Sunday 29 September 2019 without the approval of the Watson Park Convention Centre manager.
UNITS are allocated on a needs basis as applications are received, and must be occupied by applicant for the duration of camp, not just weekends.
REGISTRATION OFFICE is open:
REGISTRATION OFFICE is open:
Sunday 15/9/19 Caravans and Private Tents from 8:00am – 5:00pm
Conference Tents from 12:00 noon – 5:00pm
Monday 16/9/19 – Wednesday 18/9/19 from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 19/9/19 – Friday 20/9/19 from 8:00am – 8:00pm
Unit registration will only be available after 8:00am Thursday 19/9/19 – Friday 20/9/19
CAMP SITES may not be occupied by campers until Thursday, 20 September 2018 as the camp ground is considered a work area until this time. Northpine Christian College is also still in operation until this time. If campers are found to be occupying sites before this date they will be asked to leave.
Camp Safety Information
Big Camp Safety Information
We want to make camp enjoyable and safe for you. Here is some information to help you during your stay with us:
Hazards, Incidents and Safety Concerns
If you have any questions regarding your caravan or tent site set-up and require detailed set-up procedures, or procedures for using your tools and equipment, please see the Camp Superintendent or Risk Management department located at the Camp Office. If you wish to notify any hazards you’ve noticed please visit the Camp office for a Hazard Report. You will also be able to get Incident Reports from the Camp office if you have been involved in or witnessed an incident.
Helpful information for Motorised Wheelchair Registration;
Helpful information when travelling with a wheelchair or motorised scooter;
Use of recreational mobility devices
Camp is pedestrian territory. NO motorcycles, bicycles (of any kind, including mini-bikes), rollerblades/roller skates, scooters (of any kind), skateboards, wheel shoes/skate shoes are permitted on camp grounds. Unauthorised vehicles or devices will be escorted off camp grounds.
Special needs: motorised wheel chairs, mobility scooters
The Seventh-day Adventist Church (South Queensland Conference) wishes to support those with a disability by allowing motorised wheelchairs and mobility scooters on camp grounds, which have been registered through Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads, on the condition that the registered mobility devices have also been listed on camp application forms, and registered and acknowledged by Camp Registration prior to arrival. Unregistered or unauthorised vehicles will be escorted off camp grounds.
Special needs: other mobility devices for persons with a disability
The Seventh-day Adventist Church (South Queensland Conference) also wishes to support those with a disability by allowing other mobility devices, which cannot be registered through Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads. If you wish to use bicycles or tricycles because of your medical condition, please ensure the following:
Provide a medical certificate to the Risk Management officer stating the use of your mobility device is required for your medical condition
A risk assessment and agreement will be developed by the Seventh-day Adventist Church (South Queensland Conference) for you to sign upon arrival on the camp ground