Forest Edge Recreation Camp

An award winning small business, situated on 105 acres of beautiful, undulating land & ideal for group development... 90minutes away from Perth CBD.

In 2019, 80 schools, family, sporting, church & corporate groups enjoyed the Forest Edge experience!

WATCH Tonight at (4?) and 6pm on TV Ch. GWN 7 news and hope it gets action for WA- school camp FULL operation #schoolcampswa #forestedge

Channel 7 News 4pm/6pm today +/or tomorrow...

We believe that the Minister for Education is misleading public about State School camps of 100. WA Standards apparently to be revised in coming days. #fineprintnotmadepublic #25%restriction #notsoonenough #forestedge #schoolcampswa

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ABC South West WA

Take two... Listen to this live from 10Am today (Thursday) ...Zoe interviewing Watto about his opinion Re: Hon. Minister Sue Ellery recent announcement that State School Student camps are operational #Really? #1toaroom? #tryingtimes

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Watto has been in direct discussions with the State Education department Covid Team. Making solid ground for normalcy within the month. It will be amazing to have our beautiful team, WA students and teachers back in the bush again in full swing for adventures and life skill nourishing Woohoo πŸ˜ƒ #upliftingnews #letsdothis #forestedge #schoolcampwa

ABC South West

Finally and announcement this morning that school camps bans are lifted! Now getting somewhere...Well done Watto πŸ‘Thanks to https://www.facebook.com/abcsouthwest/ and Jacqueline Lynch for your support! 🎀 #reliefatlast #forestedge #schoolcampwa

Welcome! You can stream via www.abc.net.au/radio/southwestwa/ or listen at:
Augusta 98.3 FM
Bridgetown 1044 AM
Bunbury 684 AM
Wagin 558 AM
Manjimup 738 AM
Nannup 98.1 FM

abc.net.au

Popular WA school camp calls for further easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Everything crossed...
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-03/school-camps-remain-closed-prompting-concern-from-owner/12316256

abc.net.au The owner of a recreational camp in WA's South West is hundreds of thousands of dollars out of pocket and says he's no closer to knowing when he will be able to re-open, as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

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Watto on ABC radio after 10am today trying to get McGowan Gov to allow WA school camps to re-open
… #backingcampforkids

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Isolation lunch hour looks a little different. With school going back, we know that adventure and outdoor learning will amp up at FEdge in the near future! Time to get busy... readying for the buses to arrive πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ”¨ 🧒 #forestedge #schoolcamp #teacherswa #outdoorswa

South West Mums

We would like to acknowledge the hardship faced by the entire community currently and send our wishes of good health and calm to all our clients and families at this tough and foreign time.
We miss living and breathing the camp 'life and energy' which comes from fun with and activity facilitation of, kids being at Forest Edge. Sending virtual hugs to all our team and clients- students, teachers, clubs/churches and leaders. Stay safe and we hope to see you all back healthy and ready to groove some more camp moves when the air 'clears' :)
For now a little post for anyone at home and wondering how to fill in time....

If schools are closed & we have our children at home, let’s get our kids to write notes, colour pictures & make cards & mail them to local nursing homes. The elderly in these nursing homes may not be allowed visitors right now & it will brighten their day - please check with aged care homes before sending ❀️

This extraordinarily talented group rehearsed during their recent camp.
Rhythmos is Curtin University's award-winning contemporary a cappella choir.
Get the family along to see them during Perth's Fringe Festival!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/888507274877697/

Nothing like a cool dip in a dam, sunsets with friends and meals served by sopranos in hairnets to recharge during an intensive vocal boot camp.
Rhythmos have been hard at work in preparation for our fringe show! If you want to hear what we’ve been up to, come along to A Blast from the Past on 31st Jan, 1st and 2nd Feb. Ticket are available through the Fringe World website!

St Anthony's Greenmount and Forest Edge have been gifted the opportunity of camp leadership by Mrs. Jenny Webb at the helm; with her talents and love for 15 years.
We celebrate the positives for 1000's of students she's influenced toward a brighter future, through her support during her camp weeks. Enjoy your quieter and well earned happy days ahead. We'll miss you so do come back to visit again soon!!! Thank you for our lovely shirt St Anthonys and Bella for your design #stanthonysgreenmount #forestedge #schoolcampswa

Positive Mind

Outdoors WA Inc

Casual Outdoor Instructor position - Forest Edge Recreation Camp

Forest Edge Recreation Camp is located at Waroona WA, and hosts over 70 camps per year. We are looking for another casual instructor for training in November to join our team for 2020.
If your looking for a change of location or a shift in a career this may be suitable for you.

Our instructors run 16 different outdoor adventure activities from our facility at Waroona mainly on weekdays with about 4 weekends. The activities can be seen by looking at www.forestedge.net
Senior first aid, working with children check and the bronze medallion is required, with preference to having 4 years of manual licence. All activity instruction can be taught on-site.

If this sounds like your dream job please email your reference to [email protected]

Applications close on the 3rd of September.

http://www.outdoorswa.org.au/announcements/situation-vacant-forest-edge-casual-instructors
Forest Edge Recreation Camp

Happy 3rd birthday to Byron one of the favourites at camp every week!!!!

Updating our 20m Abseil Tower boards was a 2019 major maintenance project...Well done and huge thanks to the team Watto, Brooke, Jac, Shay who endured the accompanying freezing elements and harness hang bruises ouch πŸ€ͺπŸŽ‰

Planning for a better world for our kids!

** Plastic Swap **
Plastic is used in almost every single daily activity. If you are looking to ditch plastic then pegs are a super easy swap! Choosing stainless steel pegs is not only better for our environment, as they are 100% recyclable but also stronger and cheaper in the long run. Bare & Co. Stainless Steel Pegs come in 3 different sizes and grades in packs of 30 and 50 with a FREE canvas bag for storage!
Click on the link below to find out more information: https://www.thewellstore.com.au/search?type=product&q=Pegs
Be well x

Happiest Birthday to our beloved Brookey from all Forest Edge team and friends / FAN CLUB!!!! Have a great day
Brooke at FEdge through the ages πŸŽ‰
#forestedge #gibbriverride #birthdaygirl #ourgirl #bestfriendforever #workdayz

Weir tomorrow from 5pm for a bbq fundraiser for Bright Blue πŸŽ‰ #brightblue #forestedge #sickkids #gibbriverride

Happy Hens Night celebrated for Nic from Mundaring πŸŽ‰ Congratulations Kelsey for getting all the girls together. Best wishes to Nic and her future husband for a long and exciting marital adventure. Love from the team at Forest Edge ❀️ #forestedge #hensnight #hensparty #perth #weddings #perthweddings #girlsnightout #girlsgetaway #hollywoodthemenight

Blue Tree Project

If you have watched this, and think you might need to speak to someone please call the numbers below πŸ’™

These loved friends have lost Jayden
Please remember...
There will always be somebody who will listen πŸ’™

Just in case you missed our story on Today Tonight last night.

If you have watched this, and think you might need to speak to someone please call the numbers below πŸ’™

Lifeline Australia: 13 11 14
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 80
Confidential Helpline: 1800 737 732
Mensline: 1300 78 99 78
Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277
Emergency: 000 (if life is in danger)

There will always be somebody who will listen πŸ’™

The Gibb River Postie Bike Ride

Our beautiful team member, friend and instructor Brooke Vantwist is going all out for Bright Blue this June. Raising urgently needed funds for sick kids and doing that with passion. Well done Brookey πŸ™‚ We're proud of your drive to make a difference in the lives of kids both in and out of Forest Edge

https://gibbriverride2019.everydayhero.com/au/brookes-bright-blue-gibb-river-fundraiser/wizard/share

https://www.facebook.com/BrightBlueCharityforSickChildren/ The Gibb River Postie Bike Ride Bright Blue - Charity for Sick Children #postiebike #forestedge #givewhatyoucan

The Gibb River Postie Bike Ride is an annual fundraising ride where people ride on postie bikes (which are provided) around the Gibb River.

Temperature @ 35... 🌞 panels pumping cool water πŸ’¦ for our beautiful Yr. 5 students and teachers from Peter Carnley Anglican Community School #forestedge #forestedgerecreationcamp #funinthesun #petercarnleyanglicancommunityschool #petercarnleyacs #funoncamp #wacamps

Suturing and Phlebotomy workshops???... featured at a recent UWA Medical Students Soc. (WAMSS) camp, along with many other entertaining team building activities such as dodgeball and water games. Great to know we're in good hands for future healthcare with these terrific and respectful young people working so hard to get qualified. Best wishes to you all #forestedgerecreationcamp #forestedge #wamss #uwa #wacamps #funoncamp

Our awesome Activity Instructor Emily is ready to celebrate her birthday with the Yr 7’s from Ursula Frayne Catholic College. Enjoy gorgeous Em! ... along with hanging out on the abseil tower xx ❀️ xx #favouriteplacetowork #forestedge #wacamps #ursulafrayne πŸŽ‰

The Gibb River Postie Bike Ride

Our beautiful team member, friend and instructor Brooke Vantwist is going all out for Bright Blue this June. Raising urgently needed funds for sick kids and doing that with passion. Well done Brookey πŸ™‚ We're proud of your drive to make a difference in the lives of kids both in and out of Forest Edge ❀

https://gibbriverride2019.everydayhero.com/au/brookes-bright-blue-gibb-river-fundraiser/wizard/share

https://www.facebook.com/BrightBlueCharityforSickChildren/ The Gibb River Postie Bike Ride Bright Blue - Charity for Sick Children #postiebike #forestedge #givewhatyoucan

The Gibb River Postie Bike Ride is an annual fundraising ride where people ride on postie bikes (which are provided) around the Gibb River.

On the 2nd Anniversary (of re-opening), a beautiful gesture! Found at our gate. Exceptionally thoughtful, kind (& anon.) gesture. Sooo thankful to this beautiful person wherever you are. With love and friendship from Watto, Sonia, Brooke, Raelene and Team

What a top notch first camp return! The students and teachers from Guildford Grammar Preparatory School are always a great pleasure to have down here on camp! Thank you GGPS for putting in the huge effort to get here on the very first week of school. Massive achievement! Mr. Ashby has already booked in 2020’s camp this morning!! #forestedge #ggps #schoolcampswa #funoncamp

What a top notch first camp return! The students and teachers from Guildford Grammar Preparatory School are always a great pleasure to have down here on camp! Thank you GGPS for putting in the huge effort to get here on the very first week of school. Massive achievement! Mr. Ashby has already booked in 2020’s camp this morning!! #forestedge #ggps #schoolcampswa #funoncamp

Massive happy birthday to our wonderful trainee Jaz!!!! Thanks for your forever smiles and always being your best!!! Enjoy your delicious Forest Edge pancake breakfast πŸŽ‰ #forestedge #workbirthday #campfun #wacamps

Massive happy birthday to our wonderful trainee Jaz!!!! Thanks for your forever smiles and always being your best!!! Enjoy your delicious Forest Edge pancake breakfast πŸŽ‰ #forestedge #workbirthday #campfun #wacamps

Monday was major Staff Training Day 2019!! We welcome back a 20+ original team πŸ‘ Brilliant day to begin the year and ALL familiar faces...a first in 13 years!! Such a great feeling πŸ‘ Anticipating and pumped for the busy year ahead πŸ™‚ #forestedge #teamlove #backandbuzzing #campwa #outdoorwa

2019 Fringe World "MIXTAPE" Rehearsal
Notes from their Forest Edge camp...
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"Rhythmos, an a cappella choir based at Curtin University, had the awesome pleasure of staying at Forest Edge over a weekend in January.

We had a fair few requirements when looking for a camp location, including needing to cater to wheelchair accessibility, SO many dietary requirements, and a space large enough to hold our whole choir to rehearse – and Forest Edge not only met our expectations but blew the others out of the park!

We spent our weekend being fed excellent food and snacks to nourish us through a total of 12 HOURS of intensive rehearsals, as well as chilling out in the dorms and long tables, visiting the local weir to cool off after a 39-degree day, enjoying the stunning view and sunsets, and briefly trying our hand at some basketball - not particularly successfully!

Forest Edge provided everything we needed in a camp and more. Many thanks to the staff for accommodating us in your gorgeous camp – we can’t wait to come back next year. "

Book Now for "Mixtape"...2 nights only
https://fringeworld.com.au/whats_on/mixtape-fw2019

Notre Dame Graduates πŸŽ“ of Nursing 2018. Celebration time. Bright futures ahead. Congratulations all! #forestedgerecreationcamp #graduationparty #graduation #funoncamp #notredameuniversity

To finish off our 2018 camps, we had the boys from Seton College! They arrive each year with five teachers who have each been joining camp for a long time so it’s always friendly and relaxed when they’re here! Thank you for being such an amazing group to work with and a great end to our camp year! #forestedgerecreationcamp #setoncollege #wacamps #funoncamp #campfun #humanpyramid

When you work for your birthday!!!! Happy camp birthday to our cheeky instructor Shay! As they say mate, β€œ...Don’t get all weird about getting older. Our age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying us!” - and we certainly enjoy having you around buddy as do all the kids from Seton College this week πŸŽ‰ #happybirthday #forestedgerecreationcamp #setoncollege #topinstructors

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