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Our Mission

We are a diverse and intergenerational member-led community organisation which implements challenging and experience based programs that engage with people of all ages. Through implementing programs which serve the community, our members gain exposure to life-changing experiences in a fun and supportive environment.
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Our Programs

Our members, in a volunteer capacity, design and deliver a range of experience-based programs that benefit people in need, as well as provide personal and leadership development. All our programs and activities are implemented by volunteers who give
their time to build the community while gaining exposure to life-changing experiences in a fun and supportive environment.
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Make Donations

Help us make a difference by donating to Lord Somers Camp and Power House. Your donation can go towards specific camps and programs, support our building fund or sponsorship of participants in our programs. Every gift, whatever its size is valuable and helps us increase our impact.
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Child Safe Commitment

Lord Somers Camp and Power House has a zero tolerance toward child / client abuse and is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for its Employees, Members, Visitors, Volunteers, Program Participants and particularly for Children and Vulnerable People. 

News & Stories with our Community

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From the Archives

The Power House Archives Group meets weekly to work on capturing and restoring both the cultural and physical heritage of Lord Somers Camp and Power House. The mission for Archives is people today reconstructing yesterday, people
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Celebrating 90 years at Open Day

This Sunday, March 31, Lord Somers Camp and Power House hosted our 90th Celebration Open Day Festival, putting on a day
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Summer Salty’s at Power House

Power House held host to the Salty Sessions who coordinated 2 amazingly talented groups, Majak Door and Velvet Bloom to

Power to the People

It is with great excitement that we bring you the good news that Lord Somers Camp and Power House has received

COI at Presentation Family Centre in Balnarring

The Community Outreach Initiative is on this weekend at the Presentation Family Centre in Balnarring, VIC.  The
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We meet the lovely, luminous, lionhearted, Laura. 

Today we meet the lovely, luminous, lionhearted, Laura.  Laura began her powerhouse journey as Green Grouper in 2008.
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Today we meet the ever fun and rambunctious Jacob. 

Jacob was a Dark Blue grouper in 2011 and counts himself lucky to have been originally nominated at all for the program
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The best of, Bubbling and Beloved Bayley!

So to celebrate we bring you the Best of, Bubbling and Beloved Bayley! In the real world Bayley lives the dream working
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Community Outreach

The Community Outreach Initiative is excited to announce the project for 2018! We cannot wait to see everyone rolling up
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We bring you the ...

We find ourselves at yet another Monday – so to make things a bit brighter, we bring you the

Working together

To build a stronger, more inclusive community

Since 1929, we have been the quiet achiever of the not for profit sector. We have thousands of stories to tell you about the social impact of our programs. Making a difference to the lives of thousands of people from all walks of life, ages and cultures makes us proud.

Upcoming & Recent Events

September 18, 2019

Be Deadly

In partnership with Be Deadly, ‘Be Deadly @ Somers’ is an opportunity to
September 20, 2019

ATLAS Camp

ATLAS is a weekend camp for teenagers from a refugee or newly migrated
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Ensuring that everyone can participate in the programs and activities of Lord Somers Camp and Power House

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