THE PERFECT BASE FOR YOUR HIGH COUNTRY SCHOOL CAMP EXPERIENCE
BUDGET ACCOMMODATION, CATERED AND SELF-CATERED PROGRAMS
Are you looking for a relaxing back to nature experience for the next School Retreat. At Mountain View Holiday Retreat, we can create an experience tailored to suit students of any age.
With many activities to educate and challenge the students on site and off. It is our goal that students and teachers alike will leave Mountain View Holiday Retreat with a better understanding of themselves and of others, a new outlook on life with an appreciation of our beautiful alpine environment and an abundance of amazing memories that will last a lifetime.
Located in the picturesque town of Harrietville in North East Victoria and at the base of Mt Hotham Alpine Resort. You will find Mountain View Holiday Retreat to be the perfect location for bringing the students back to nature and allow them to appreciate what the Alpine environment has to offer.
Mountain View Holiday Retreat creates an environment for the students to grow and challenge themselves. We encourage them to find their own inner strengths and independence while building better communications and understanding of others through team activities. The students and teachers will find their time here will be both educational and fun.
We offer a complete package including accommodation, activities and full catering options from our in-house kitchen and dinning room. You can choose from our home style options, continental or fully cooked breakfasts, in house hot or cold lunches to picnic styles and various dinner options, from 2 courses to BBQ or camp cooking lessons. We are also very compassionate to dietary requirements and allergies.
WHY ARE WE DIFFERENT?
We strive to deliver OVER, ABOVE AND BEYOND. We provide a safe caring, healthy, educational and recreational environment for Primary, Secondary and Tertiary students. We strive to oﬀer a curriculum enriched visit in a nurturing environment. We are an owner operated business which allows us to be on the ground to help with all your needs as they arise and personalise the program to your curriculum needs.
Our unique setting and fantastic food will exceed your expectations.
Our knowledge and experience and facilities will result in your students reaching the desired camp objectives. We embed strategies that build your students resilience, independence and interdependence as decision makers while making lifelong friends. Mountain View Holiday Retreat creates an environment for the students to grow and challenge themselves. We encourage them to explore their own inner strengths and independence while building better communicators and understanding of others through curriculum focused team activities.
Unlike other camps, Mountain View Retreat provide full support for teachers and camp coordinators throughout the whole school camp planning process. Helping with your site and activity risk assessments, we can organise everything for you! We spend time in school with you and your team, preparing for the camp, keeping you well informed. Once here the students are actively involved in a camp experience to remember. We are commitment to you “walking away from our camp with all your expectations exceeded.”
We encourage students to have the skills and values to become active and informed members of society, through communication and team building programs that engage with the Australian curriculum.
Our programs engage students in processes that require them to translate their learning to everyday life through being creative, evaluating, analyzing applying and understanding the environment around them.
Encouraging students' artistic side, (the Arts in STEAM) they begin to realise their own capacity to engage, inspire and enrich themselves and others through our subtle STEAM activities. Eliciting their imaginations and encouraging them to reach their creative an expressive potential in designing solutions to real world problems is our purpose.
We guarantee your students will leave with joy in their hearts through country love.
|On Site:||Off Site, nearby:|
|Low Ropes Course||Gold Panning/Museum|
|Flying Fox||Swimming – Ovens River or Dredge Hole|
|Bike Riding||Raft Building|
|Night Walks/Possum Prowls||Snow, Ski or Snowboard (Winter Only)|
|Outdoor Cinema||Snow Tobogganing|
|Volleyball||Caving or Abseiling at Mt Buffalo|
|Camp Fire / Camp Cooking||Learn more about activities>>|
Our accommodation is set over 2 spacious units, located next to the reception/dinning room. The rooms vary from 2 to 10 share with queen and bunk beds available (see below). All rooms have their own ensuite and each unit has a comfortable lounge/communal area for the students and teachers to relax or have game/movie nights.
There are drying rooms located in each of the units for drying out your snow, hiking or swimming gear, ready for the next day’s adventures.
2019/2020 Pricing - Download our pricing information here
- Minimum group of 25 people/students. (Smaller sizes considered if required)
- GROUP TO BRING FLAT SHEET AND TOWEL (all other linen / doona supplied )
- TEACHERS 1/ 8 STUDENTS FREE OF CHARGE
- Read our full Terms & Conditions - Schools