Each January 200 carefully selected participants are invited to attend either Lord Somers Camp for young men and Lady Somers Camp for young women (collectively known as Big Camp). These two weeks form the premier programs of LSC&PH, operating since 1929 to provide a mosaic of experiences that are exciting, full on and non-stop. The aim […]
Camp Diversity is a fun weekend camp for young people living with intellectual and physical disabilities. Our enthusiastic volunteers run a jam-packed weekend of activities, new experiences and entertainment that aims to help participants build friendships, self-confidence and peer support networks. Camp starts on Friday night and runs right through to Sunday lunchtime.
Climate Change is happening and we’re already seeing devastating effects, both globally and in Australia. But what can we do as everyday people towards such a large problem? Bring a friend and come along for a facilitated discussion and experience the power of conversation. Limited space available – make sure to register to save your […]
Notice of Lord Somers Camp and Power House Annual General Meeting on Monday 7 October 2019. Notice is hereby given that the 57th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the members of Lord Somers Camp and Power House (LSC&PH) is to be held at Dorothy McAdam Room, 34 Lakeside Drive, Albert Park, VIC 3206 on Monday […]
On Sunday, 13th of October, 2019, come and take part in Melbourne’s premier running festival and help to make a difference! This is your chance to run, jog or walk your way through the streets of Melbourne and finish on the hallowed turf in the MCG! Whether it is completing the 3km walk with friends […]
The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories ranging from classics like Snow White, Cinderella, and Hansel and Gretel to more bizarre, obscure stories like The Devil’s Grandmother and The Girl Without Hands. A wild, free-form comedy with lots of audience participation and madcap fun.
In partnership with Be Deadly, ‘Be Deadly @ Somers’ is an opportunity to support young indigenous people in the development of cultural identity, confidence and leadership. It provides a great chance for these students to be involved in positive two way community engagement, develop a peer support network along with new friendships and to enhance […]
This Wednesday 12 June, we will again host our mid-year Quarterly Connections Luncheon. In celebrating ‘90 years of youth leadership’, members will have the opportunity to engage in conversation with one another, reminisce about our vast history, cherished memories and remain connected with the organisation whilst also enjoying the buffet on offer. Tickets are available […]
ATLAS is a weekend camp for teenagers from a refugee or newly migrated background. Activities and entertainment are designed with the aim to help participants build self-confidence, share in cultural exchange, make new friends, try new eperiences and create a sense of belonging and identity to help participants adjust to a new life in Australia. […]
In partnership with the Mirabel Foundation, we give children and families, impacted by drug and substance abuse, a few weekend away. out volunteers entertain children with energetic and fun activities while simultaneously providing a relaxing weekend of pampering for carers (commonly grandparents). The attendees: Mirabel children have all been orphaned or abandoned due to their parent’ […]