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Tallong Information

Accommodation

  • Tallong Campus provides comfortable accommodation for up to 175 guests.
  • Cabins sleep 144 guests in bunk-style rooms of 12-16 with bathroom facilities in each.
  • Six bunkrooms have adjacent single staff rooms with ensuites.
  • An additional 8 staff beds in the Girawin building and 13 in Leumeah (five twin share and one triple share room) compliment adjacent staff accommodation.
  • These buildings contain lounge, self contained kitchen and bathroom facilities and are suitable also for adult independent groups.
  • Guthewar, creek-side units offer 2 self contained motel units with 2 single beds, bathroom, small dining area and kitchen facilities.

Download: Tallong Campus Accommodation Layout.pdf

 

Retreat & Conference Spaces

  • The main conference room has seating for 80 people.
  • Two workshop areas seat 25 people each, and there is an additional meeting space for 50 people.

Catering

Nutritious and enjoyable meals are prepared on-site daily by our professional staff. meals are served in the dining hall, which seats 150.

Facilities

Facilities for your convenience include:

  • AV equipment such as data projectors
  • Whiteboards
  • Internal phone communication
  • Piano
  • Wi-fi in main conference room
  • Wood heating

Programs at Tallong Campus promote interaction with the natural world, with the aim of developing understandings of our relationships with the environment and others, while learning about ourselves.

Outdoor Education programs at Tallong Campus are holistic and experiential. They seek to contribute to a sustainable community which cares for the earth.

A ‘plan-do-review’ process encourages students to be reflective so that they can apply their learning to future activities. Collaboration, problem solving, communication and team work are core skills which are developed through the programs. Students develop appreciation for their own and others’ gifts and are encouraged to value diversity.

There are a variety of activities available at Tallong Campus that can be incorporated into the programs to facilitate the achievement of different objectives and outcomes.

These may include:

  • Low and High Ropes courses
  • Orienteering and roganing courses
  • Labyrinth
  • Abseiling and rock climbing
  • Bushwalks
  • Introductory Camping and Expeditions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Expedition Training
  • Flat water canoeing and rafting
  • Flying fox
  • Initiatives and problem solving tasks
  • Environment/Geography Studies
  • Sustainability – community, personal and environmental
  • Transect Studies
  • Outdoor expeditions into Morton National Park and Wingello State Forest

Booking Process

To make a booking, contact the Tallong Campus by phone, fax or email to check the availability of your dates. Once a tentative booking has been placed we will hold the dates for 21 days awaiting confirmation from you via a deposit and booking form. A 10% deposit is required.

Old Wingello Road
Tallong NSW 2579
Phone: (02) 4841 0439
Fax: (02) 4841 0448
Email: tallong@ssc.nsw.edu.au

 

 

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