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From the Archives – Accounts of the Original Camps

Two LSC&PH members hit the jackpot last week! Danj and Umma Beadman discovered a treasure trove of 1930s newspapers hidden under carpet, during renovations of their own house. How they […]
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Make the Members Laugh In Lockdown

With the intention of keeping the Somers spirit of mischief alive and well and in keeping with our 91 year tradition of
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CareMonkey is rebranding to ‘Operoo’

The platform which we centralise digital forms and medical information provider, CareMonkey, will be rebranding as
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The South Field Beautification Project

Closed gates on the corner of Parklands Ave and Lord Somers Road are a sad sight indeed. But while these necessary
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Congratulations Graham Lockwood OAM

We are thrilled to congratulate one of our members, Graham Lockwood OAM for being the recipient of a Medal of the Order
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Financial Update

LSC&PH continues to manage our financial situation through this epidemic very closely and whilst it is difficult to
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Thank you for Rocking Around the World with us!

Rock Around the World 2020 was nothing short of ambitious. A lap of the world raising funds to support 8 local
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COVID Cleaning

Lord Somers Camp has been accredited through the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program, subsequently the Quality
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Community Outreach Initiative project submissions ...

The Community Outreach Initiative is a volunteer-led annual working bee, often described as ‘The Block for social
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Quarterly Connections Luncheon: at home!

This June we are unable to host our regular Quarterly Connections Luncheon, this event brings together Lord Somers Camp
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Rock Around the World Leaderboard: Week 4

Have you heard about Rock Around the World yet? Follow the image below to find out how LSC&PH along with 7 other
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Be Deadly recognised in HART awards!

Congratulations to Isaac and Be Deadly for being the recipients of a HART award with Reconciliation Victoria! The HART
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Rock Around the World Leaderboard: Week 3

Have you heard about Rock Around the World yet? Follow the image below to find out how LSC&PH along with 7 other
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Rock Around the World Leaderboard: Week 2

Have you heard about Rock Around the World yet? This event has been created to bring together 8 Victorian charities
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The Journal goes digital

The Journal is a quarterly publication of Lord Somers Camp & Power House that has been an integral part of our
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Rock Around the World leaderboard

We have created Rock Around the World to stay connected and have some fun, so on Sunday 21st June, join the thousands of
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ANZAC Day 2020 – The Bisset Brothers

LSC&PH has had a long and storied connection with the ANZAC’s and the Australian Military. This year, we want to
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The Art of Power House 2020

This exhibition of LSC&PH artwork showcased the artistic pursuits of members who vitalise our organisation with
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Easter Camp LITE

Easter Camp is a much loved and anticipated date on the Somers calendar. Generations of friends and families gather to
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Lord Somers Camp goes online!

Because the Coronavirus is currently preventing our happy campers from coming to camp, our Camp Activities Coordinator
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Lady Somers Camp Leader Announcement

On Friday 20 March, despite the cancellation of Founders’ Day Dinner, a cheeky plan B in the form of a video via
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Power House Pre-Consultation Survey

Power House is home and the result of our not-for-profit organisation which has served the Victorian community for 91
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Oldies Camp Highlight

For 25 years, LSC&PH have been running Oldies camp, a camp where over 55 year old men have the opportunity to attend
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Coronavirus Update

Lord Somers Camp & Power House are committed to health and safety of all volunteers, participants and guests and are
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A Very Special Camp

Last weekend in partnership with Very Special Kids, our volunteers ran another Very Special Kids Family Camp @ Somers,
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Milkshake Drive for Fire Relief

At our recent Lady Somers Camp, a group of passionate volunteers coordinated additional efforts to raise money through
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50 Years on the Yarra

Recently Power House Rowing Club celebrated 50 years since building their new club rooms on the Yarra River. Originally
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Big Camp

Lord and Lady Somers Camp (known as Big Camp) challenges the perspectives that young people hold about themselves and
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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
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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
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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
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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
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