Applications to attend the prestigious Lord Somers Big Camp in January are now open to BSSC’s Year 11 students.  Will you be one of the 100 chosen to attend?

Are you… 

  • Available to attend from 7-14 January 2017 (males) or 15-21 January 2017 (females)
  • Interested in trying something new?
  • Aged between 16.5 and 18 in January 2017?
  • Ready to be stretched mentally?
  • Willing to take on physical challenges?
  • Prepared to be challenged and extended beyond your comfort zone?

If you are interested in developing your leadership skills, you must contact Travis Matheson before the application closing date on Friday 16 September.

Previous participants Brae Shewel and Ashley Eadon say that the camp set them up for Year 12 and the rest of their lives – they’d both be happy to share their experience with you.

To be selected for nomination, you will need to fill out an application form. Details of the application process will be provided when you contact Travis Matheson

Previous guest speakers include Hamish Blake and Andy Lee, Jacqui Cooper, Eddie McGuire, Les Twentyman, Tommy Hafey, Jules Lund, Ruby Rose, Kimbra and Veronica Milsom.  A number of these people also attended Big Camp as participants.


Only 100 boys and 100 girls are selected to take part in Big Camp each year. Click on the link for more information and application forms.