Introduction to the CEBS camp Bindaree site:
The CEBS Camp Bindaree site is owned and operated by CEBS - the Anglican boys society. It is suitable for most community groups and has been especially developed to cater for: small groups, young children, disadvantaged groups and disabled children. The buildings, site and activities have been developed with these particular groups in mind as well as Bindaree is a pleasant venue for a conference, family reunion, school or youth group camp.
Campsite environment: Open area with
bushland and tea tree next to
Permanent accommodation: 36 people in 5 rooms, Bunks, pillows and blankets supplied, excellent ducted gas heating through complex, building ten years old.
Indoor facilities: Included with permanent accommodation hire, dining/meeting area which includes modern kitchen that has seven year old refrigeration and cooking equipment, billiard table, excellent ducted gas heating, electronic organ, white boards, door width is suitable for wheelchair access.
Games room: Includes 2 table tennis tables, ropes, quoits, hookey boards and surf board, can be used as meeting room.
Toilet/Shower block: Includes disabled toilet/shower facility, 3 toilets and 3 hot showers for males and 2 toilets and 2 hot showers for females, hot air hand dryers.
Catering facilities: Modern kitchen facilities for self catering.
Outdoor facilities: Outdoor chapel, campfire pit, outdoor floodlighting, barbeques and tops, under shelter area. open grassed playing area suitable for volley ball, swimming, fishing and bush walking.
Tent sites: 48 people in tent sites includes all outdoor facilities, the toilet/shower block, games room, wash up area, refrigeration, fold up tables and seating which is located in the under shelter area.
Resources nearby: Healesville sanctuary,
Badger Weir, fishing, swimming in
This website we hope will assist you to plan your camps activities. We trust you will enjoy the bush, river, fresh air, the birds and wildlife, the camp is a sanctuary and the adjoining properties and river front are part of a conservation area.
ALL FACILITIES SUITABLE FOR WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBILITY AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.
All buildings have been designed with the needs of disabled people in mind. The accommodation, meeting and toilet/shower buildings all have an A rating, access to river and conservation area can be reached by two routes, the walking tracks in the conservation area are generally wide and flat and are suitable for people in wheel chairs. Only occasionally a rock or tree root may need some negotiating.
Some groups may enjoy taking a picnic lunch and planning a day or half day hike.