The Retreat welcomes all schools

No.1 School Group accommodation venue in Port Stephens

Quality accommodation, delicious healthy meals and lots of fun exploring Port Stephens is what we are all about. The Retreat also create itineraries for your school to make the planning of  School Camps easy. We are the one stop shop for a private and secure environment perfect for school camps.school camps nsw - The Retreat Port Stephens

What can students learn in Port Stephens

  • Team Building
  • HSIE
  • Geography
  • History
  • Environment & Conservation
  • Agriculture
  • Marine studies
  • Food Technology
  • Business studies
  • and so much more

Our Accommodation at The Retreat

The Retreat is the only accommodation venue in Port Stephens with group style accommodation. Our accommodation is available all year with brilliant onsite facilities to enjoy. There are also onsite activities available for team building and evening entertainment.

Our range of accommodation options can accommodate a variety of group numbers. The property has a total capacity of 97 guests in individual beds.

The Retreat has a Catering team to provide the freshest and tastiest meals. This means that students will be talking about the camp for years to come just about the food.

TEACHERS CAN STAY AND EAT FREE

see our packages below for further details

School Camp Brochure

ALL INCLUSIVE SCHOOL PACKAGES

We have a great range of School Camp Packages available for both Primary School and High School students.

TEACHERS STAY AND EAT FREE

T&C’s

  • 1:20 ratio of staff to students for Teachers stay and eat free offer
  • Teachers must send through a copy of their Teachers Federation Card
  • Packages are valid for all new bookings from 1.6.17
  • Camp fires are subject to RFS Permit approvals and any current fire restrictions
  • Packages are valid from 1.6.17 – 30.06.18 with prices subject to change

SCHOOL CATERING MENU

Catering

Our wonderful Catering team is available if required.

All meals are buffet style in our dining hall which is next to the games room. All special dietary requirements can be taken care of and need to be advised 3 weeks prior to arrival. A great menu selection is available for all meals including Morning and Afternoon tea. Our day pack lunches are perfect for students to fill there lunch boxes for the day.

Delicious, healthy and fresh meals are provided with greatest of care and lots of love.

GROUP AND TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES

Group activities for all ages

Onsite group and team building activities are perfect at The Retreat. Working with  Pinnacle Events there is a great range of activities available. The perfect activity for school camps is Resort Scramble. To find out more about this activity and all other activity options please see below link. 

ONSITE FACILITIES TO ENJOY

Games Room

Games room is available for use and can be used as a recreation hall making this a great room for movie nights, group games or even a concert hall. For exclusive use of the hall please ask office staff for more details.

LOCAL TOURS, ATTRACTIONS AND EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS

Port Stephens has so much to offer

Find out more about the large range of activities in our region. From watersports to indoor wall climbing. Lots of school excursion ideas for you to choose from and we can help arrange your bookings.

Group building allocation and what you need to bring

The Retreat allocates buildings based on total numbers of guests and ratio of male to female students. Staff are allocated a private bedroom within the group accommodation buildings for male and female staff. We work with each school individually to create the best accommodation options to suit your needs.

All school students and staff are required to bring along:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Bath towel
  • Beach towel
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