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Mount Alvernia College

Educating young women in the Franciscan tradition

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Sony Camp

September 21 - September 25

The Camp Program gives Year 12 students the opportunity to care for a child with special needs over a four-day period, in what is a unique and life-changing experience for all involved.  Each camp is provided free of charge for the participants.

The students, supported by a team of dedicated teaching and medical staff, are responsible for the care of these children 24 hours a day over the course of the Camp.  They quickly learn about the challenges and demands involved in caring for a child with special needs.  Not only do the students have an enriching experience, but the children are treated to a weekend full of activities and interactions they would not normally have the opportunity to experience.  The Camps also provide much-needed respite for parents, siblings and primary carers, in what may be their only break of the year.


September 21
September 25