Lord and Lady Somers Camp (known as Big Camp) challenges the perspectives that young people hold about themselves and others. Through introducing 100 young men and 100 young women to a broad range of peers, we help dismantle social barriers through an increased understanding and acceptance of diversity.
Power House held host to the Salty Sessions who coordinated 2 amazingly talented groups, Majak Door and Velvet Bloom to play to an interment audience of 50. Salty Sessions, made up of 2 young ladies, Saacha and Tilly who after discovering the lack of live entertainment venues for up and coming artist, have set about […]
It is with great excitement that we bring you the good news that Lord Somers Camp and Power House has received confirmation from the Federal Government of a $5 million grant towards our Albert Park facility redevelopment. We have been working with the offices of Greg Hunt (Federal Minister for Health and Member for Flinders) […]
The Community Outreach Initiative is on this weekend at the Presentation Family Centre in Balnarring, VIC. The Presentation Family Centre provides short-term respite accommodation to families and individuals in difficult circumstances due to financial hardship, illness, distress, misfortune or intellectual disability. We can’t wait to see the work of our volunteers throughout the weekend The […]
Today we meet the lovely, luminous, lionhearted, Laura. Laura began her powerhouse journey as Green Grouper in 2008. She has come a long way since then, debuting as Camp Leader at the upcoming Camp Diversity. Laura has been heavily involved with the Diversity program since 2009 – “it was my first community camp and whilst […]
Jacob was a Dark Blue grouper in 2011 and counts himself lucky to have been originally nominated at all for the program – “my Senior School Co-ordinator didn’t know anything about the organisation and could have very easily ignored it as it crossed his desk or picked someone else.” The Big Camp experience must have […]
So to celebrate we bring you the Best of, Bubbling and Beloved Bayley! In the real world Bayley lives the dream working at Kmart, running kids birthday parties & can even be found busking on the Mornington Peninsula when he’s not studying to be a Teacher. He first came to the organisation in 2014 when […]
The Community Outreach Initiative is excited to announce the project for 2018! We cannot wait to see everyone rolling up their sleeves and lending a hand to contribute an outstanding organisation ‘The Family Presentation Centre’! Ensure to get your forms in to secure your spots on this amazing project!
We find ourselves at yet another Monday – so to make things a bit brighter, we bring you the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious – Sami! Sami was nominated by her dance teacher Meaghan to attend Big Camp in 2011, since then she has been involved with Big Camp as staff, MAX, Mirabel and empowerme! You may also recognise […]