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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring

  • Clothes (including track pants and jumper)
  • Closed shoes for outdoor activities
  • Themed clothes for our New Year's Eve Olympics Celebration - Get out your best active wear and athletic gear as we get ready to welcome the new year and race into 2019 together.
  • Swimwear
  • Towels x 2 (one for showers, one for swimming)
  • Toiletries
  • Bathmat
  • Pillow case
  • Sheets and blanket /doona / and sleeping bag etc
  • Torch
  • Bible
  • Notebook and pens
  • Waterbottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Musical instruments (if you play)

Who is the camp for?

D2BD is for high-school aged teenagers - campers range from the Summer before high school to the Summer after high school. We cater for teenagers with a wide range of additional support needs. If you’re in this age bracket, join us!

What does a day at camp look like?

The general camp schedule is:

9.30amMorning Session
11.00amMorning Tea
11.30amMorning Activity
1.30pmCampsite organised activities
3.15pmAfternoon Tea
3.45pmFree Time
5.15pmQuiet Time
7.00pmEvening Session
7.30pmEvening Activity
9.30pmGetting ready for bed
10.00pmLights out

Where appropriate, leaders will modify meal and sleep times to suit individual camper's needs.

Where is the campsite?

Wedderburn Christian Campsite is about 10 km south of Campbelltown. The site is easily accessible from Sydney, the Illawarra and the Southern Highlands. The address is 208 Minerva Road, Wedderburn and you can click here for a map.

What is the campsite like?

The campsite is in extensive bushland with comfortable en suite dorms, fully equipped kitchen, large indoor meeting hall and great facilities. The site is predominantly wheelchair accessible.

What will be expected of me?

You will be expected to participate in all aspects of the camp to make it as enjoyable as possible for everybody. We will be helping each other to the best of our abilities including contributing to serving and packing away at meal times. Everyone on camp will be part of a care teams. These teams will contain team leaders, some able bodied young people and a disabled young person. These care groups are designed to ensure that everyone is able to access the camp with the help of their peers so you will be expected to assist each other in getting ready for the day, during activities and at meal times as the need arises.

How much does camp cost?

Dare to be Different costs $329. This includes accommodation, resources, food, and activities.

What if I can't afford camp?

Camp fee support is available upon request. Please email for more information.

Who will be there?

Dare 2B Different is open to teenagers both able bodied and with disabilities. There will be qualified therapists and nurses on site to ensure correct OH&S, moving and handling and personal care is carried out. Applications will be accepted on a ‘first come first served’ basis. If you miss out on one of the places, you can join the waiting list, in case of cancellations.

Will it be fun?

It will be a full-on holiday, packed with fun. We hope to send you home with memories to keep you going for the year! You will get a chance to meet new people with different life-experiences and be able to learn new things about yourself, God and the world we live in!

What do I need to do to come?

Register online and complete a medical/authorisation form. If you don’t have access to a credit card then contact D2BD leaders to arrange alternative payment. If you need further information or feel that you are unable to explain all your needs on the form please feel free to contact D2BD leaders to discuss further.

How do I know if my registration and application is accepted?

You will be notified soon after registration and after your application / medical form is received. You may also be contacted by phone if there are any queries about your application.