Camps & Tours



The Melba College camps and tours program enriches student learning. It offers new and varied opportunities in the classroom of the wider world for skill development and personal growth.






Our inclusive, goal oriented program is summarised in the table below.


Year Level Purpose Location Duration When


Year 7

Orientation Camp


Relationship building


Mt Evelyn


3 days


Week 1 Term 1


Year 8

Beach Camp


Outdoor education, Resilience, teamwork




3 days


Term 4


Year 9

City Experience


Fostering social skills and independence, teamwork, research, presentation skills


Melbourne CBD


1 week


Term 3


Years 9-12

Surf Camp


Skill development Social and personal development Collaboration






Term 1


Years 10-11

Central Australia Tour


Travel experience Social and personal development Relationship building Learning: culture and history


Northern Territory


10 days


Term 3


Year 12

VCE Study Skills Day


We head to Deakin university and run a whole day session preparing students for the rigors of year 12.


Deakin University - Burwood


1 day


Term 1


Music: Wind Symphony

Band Camp


Skill development Knowledge exchange Performance practice Collaboration






Usually early February


(**Alternating years for Year and Year 9 students, * 3 Days 2 Nights)


We also explore additional options and opportunites based on student feedback. In 2019, year 8 went to Tasmania for a week based on the majority preference.