School Groups

Cabin Accommodation

Our cabin accommodation consists of eight student cabins for up to 98 students.  
Six of these student cabins have separate shower and toilet facilities.  Two more student cabins offer full disabled access with shower/toilet facilities.  These two accessible access cabins can also be utilised by students without disabilities.    

All beds are bunk style with a doona and pillow provided on each bed.   

Students are required to bring a pillowcase, sleeping bag and /or sheets and a towel for their stay. We also offer the option of linen hire at Camp Cottermouth which includes two sheets, a pillowcase and a towel.   Additional charges apply.     

There are four cabins specifically designed for teachers with two desks, wardrobes and sleeping up to three teachers.  This consists of a bunk and single bed in each of these four teacher cabins.  

Each teacher cabin has its own ensuite with a shower and toilet.    

The coach drivers have not been forgotten with two designated single rooms each with their own ensuite, tv, tea/coffee making facilities and a small fridge.  

Catering

Offering full catering for your school, Camp Cottermouth prides itself on nutritious meals. 
Providing a variety of hot breakfasts each day as well as cereal, toast and juice.  

For lunch, students have the opportunity to make their own to be packed on the bus for their daily excursion.  We provide a lunch making station in the morning with a variety of breads, wraps, spreads, meats, salad fillings and condiments.

A freshly baked morning tea is provided and packed with fruit and afternoon tea.

After your day exploring Canberra, return to a home style cooked dinner and a yummy desert before settling into the evening.  

Your school has full use of the dining hall after dinner for any school organised activities.   

There is a tv, dvd player and sound system available for your use. 

Camping

For outdoor education programs Camp Cottermouth has designated camp grounds available for schools and can accommodate up to 1000 students (BYO camping gear).  There are several permanent shelters with a steel roof, training rooms, a cookout area and toilet/shower facilities available for campers use. 

Within the cookout you have access to a barbeque, fridges, freezers, gas burner hotplates, a microwave and toaster.  You are required to bring your own cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery etc.    The cookout is sheltered and can seat up to 30 people with tables and benches provided for your schools use.   

The centrally located toilet block has four separate blocks accommodating female adults, female students and male adults, male students.  There are forty toilets in total and 32 divided showers.  There is hot water all year round supplied to this toilet block.  

Many camp sites have both water and power located close by.  

There are three designated campfire circles within the camp ground.  Imagine roasting marshmallows and sharing stories with your school.   Please note fire restrictions may apply.  

Self Catered Facilities

  • Large dining hall capable of seating 110 people

  • Crockery, glasses and cutlery for 110 people

  • Wood fire place with wood provided

  • Evaporative cooling

  • Television, DVD player, sound system

  • Freestanding whiteboard