Scouts

Camping

Camp Cottermouth has designated campgrounds available and can accommodate up to 1000 Scouts and their leaders (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 upto 30 people with tables and benches provided for your use. If you would like to use any of these facilities, please reserve them at a time of booking for your camp. 

The centrally located toilet block has four separate blocks accommodating female adults, female children and male adults, male children.  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 water and some have power close by.

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

Cabin Accommodation

Our cabins can accommodate up to 110 Scouts. 

Six of these cabins have separate shower and toilet facilities.  Two more cabins offer accessible bathrooms with shower/toilet facilities. 

There are four smaller cabins specifically designed for leaders with two desks, wardrobes and sleeping up to three. Each of these cabins contains a bunk bed and a single bed with their own ensuite with a shower and toilet.

Scouts are required to bring their own bedding including a pillow, a single fitted sheet, sleeping bag/doona and a towel for their stay.  We also offer the option of linen hire at Camp Cottermouth which includes two sheets, a pillow, and a towel.  Additional charges apply. 

Dining room and meeting hall

  • Large dining hall capable of seating 110 people

  • Crockery, glasses and cutlery for 110 people

  • Wood fireplace with wood provided 

  • Evaporative cooling

  • Television, DVD player, sound system, and data projector

  • Additional breakout/meeting rooms are also available

  • Attached commercial kitchen (see information below)

Catering

Full Catering

Offering full catering for your group, Camp Cottermouth prides itself on nutritious meals. 

Providing a variety of hot breakfasts each day as well as cereal, toast and juice. 

For lunch, Scouts can make their own to be taken with them to their activities.  We provide a lunch making station in the morning with a variety of breads, wraps, spread, meats, salad fillings and condiments. 

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

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

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

There is a television, a DVD player and a sound system available for use. 

Self Catering Facilities

A self-catered stay is another option to take advantage of our commercial kitchen facilities and dining hall here at Camp Cottermouth. 

Please see below for a comprehensive equipment list with the planning of your stay.

Kitchen

  • Walk-in cool room

  • Upright freezer

  • Commercial electric oven

  • Commercial gas stovetop (8 hotplates)

  • Microwave oven

  • Flat plate barbeque

  • Hooded roasting barbecue

  • Toasters

  • Commercial automatic quick-run dishwasher

  • Stainless steel mixing bowls