Our Programs

Our programs, services and supports help create a brighter future for people with Down syndrome.

UP! Club Camps

Welcome to Down Syndrome NSW UP! Club Camps: creating inclusive adventures for all individuals aged 16 and over.

Join us for unforgettable experiences where individuals of all abilities thrive in a supportive and enriching environment.

Our camps offer a range of activities tailored to embrace diversity and foster personal growth. Discover the joy of inclusion, connection, advocacy and empowerment at Down Syndrome NSW Camps.

We provide a safe and welcoming space where individuals with Down syndrome and their families can create lasting memories and build lifelong friendships.

Weekend camps are run 3 times per year (March, June and November) over 2 nights, Friday to Sunday, costing approximately $2000.

Explore our upcoming camps and register today!

Participant Goals

  • Enhance positive social interactions and strengthen and build friendships with peers through group activities, team challenges, and shared experiences. 
  • Develop independence and autonomy in decision-making and engaging in community, social and recreational activities.   
  • Engage in team-building challenges to develop effective communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Navigate social situations and understand appropriate social boundaries. 
  • Contribute to an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity, encouraging acceptance and understanding among participants.
  • Develop adaptability by participating in a variety of activities, adjusting to different challenges, and learning new skills.
  • Participate in educational workshops that stimulate curiosity, learning, and personal growth. 
  • Develop time management skills by participating in scheduled activities and workshops. 
  • Illuminate the sense of joy and enthusiasm through participation in recreational activities, workshops, and creative endeavours. 

Down Syndrome NSW Camps

Winter Camp 2024

Summer Camp 2024

Forms

Before embarking on your exciting adventure with Down Syndrome NSW Camps, we kindly ask that you complete the necessary forms. Ensuring that all required documentation is filled out and submitted allows us to tailor our programs to best meet your needs and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants.

We look forward to welcoming you to our upcoming camps!

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