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Pemberton Camp School offers a wonderful residential camping experience for your group. The camp school forms part of the Department of Education Network of Camp Schools in Western Australia and operates within their guidelines.

We are situated in the heart of the Karri forest located next to the Pemberton Pool and within walking distance of town. There are many attractions available locally or in the surrounding areas. We can arrange all bookings for local attractions.

Our camp provides a welcoming warm touch, provides adventure, is fun, and safe. Values based activities underpin the entire camping process and all camp programs. We can design programs to suit your needs and budget, plus book all local attractions except those enroute to the camp school. We offer activities that are based on the philosophy outlined in the Australian Curriculum Frameworks.


We have 59 beds.The camp school provides a communal, fully catered living environment away from the student’s home and provides new experiences through which student’s develop:

  • Self-Management
  • Skills Interpersonal Skills
  • Self esteem

What does Pemberton Camp School offer?

  • One Stop Booking Service For any bookings made by the camp school we provide for ‘schools’ on completion of your stay, one invoice covering accommodation, meals and all activities and excursions conducted both on and off site. All camp school meals and accommodation is GST Free.
  • Mark Hudson, a qualified teacher, manages Pemberton Camp School and can design and deliver or assist in delivering your program to your students.
  • Leadership Programs for Years 6 -12
  • Year 6 & 7 programs – the main user group of the camp school.
  • Specific year group and subject camps.
  • Programs include team building, initiative, self-esteem and trust activities, plus environmental education and outdoor education activities.
  • Specialized mountain biking: This is our premier program.
  • Canoeing and/or raft making.
  • Qualified in First Aid and Bronze Medallion qualifications.
  • More: see “Excursions and Activities”: http://www.pembertoncampschool.com.au/excursions/
    h2. What does Pemberton offer?
  • Centre of the unique and beautiful Old Growth Karri Forest,
  • Gloucester, Diamond and Bicentennial climbing trees, DEC talks
  • Warren, D’Entrecasteaux, Hawke and Beedelup National Parks.
  • Big Brook Dam, Big Brook Arboretum, Cascades, Windy Harbour & Mount Chudalup, Yeagarup Sand Dunes & kite flying
  • Trout & Marron Hatchery, King Trout – trout fishing .
  • AusWest Timber Mill Tour, Craft, Jewellery & Fine Timber Woodwork galleries
  • Tram rides
  • Valley of the Giants Tree Tops walk & The Ancient Empire
    WOW cruises in Walpole
  • Donnelly River Cruises on the Donnelly River.