Meet one of Camp Blue’s Founders – Sam Bell

Hi, I’m Sam and my job is to support all of the fabulous Camp Blue people that deliver the programs to our campers.  Oh, and of course, I pay the bills and this keeps everyone happy. For six years, I managed summer camps for Camp USA in the USA.  Summer camps in the USA are […]

Meet Camp Blue Director – Alice Hunter

I’m Alice, I am the Camp Blue Director. I worked my first camp as a counsellor in 2015 and came on board full-time with our swim school (Bell Leisure) in April 2016. For the past few years, I have been working across all the programs at Bell Leisure: Big Blue Swimming, Camp Blue Day Camp, […]

Meet Camp Blue Director – Kate Horvat

My name is Kate Horvat and I am the Melbourne Camp Blue Director.  I’ve been with Camp Blue for just over three years and I started as a camp counsellor. As a counsellor, I had the fun task of teaching a variety of sports for our campers. Last year, I took on the busy role […]

How to deal with your child’s unwanted contact online

Socialising online can be a great way for children to build friendships, but it can also put them at risk such as unwanted contact. Unwanted contact is any type of online communication that your child finds unpleasant or confronting, or further that leads them into a situation where they might do something they regret. This [...]

What To Do When Your Child Wants to Quit Their Sport

It’s not uncommon for children to go through a phase of wanting to quit a sport they previously loved. This can come as a shock to some parents and leave them confused about how to re-engage their child back into the sport, or if they even should. More often than not, it is far more [...]

Recommended Educational Computer Games for Kids

Screen time for kids has been an ongoing debate in the parenting community ever since the invention of TV. With the introduction of computers, tablets and smartphones into our lives, this debate has only gained momentum.  While there is plenty of evidence to support keeping an eye on how long your child spends in front […]

Camp Blue Newsroom Summer 2019

Breaking! Pitch Imperfect: Glee Club debut’s song in J# Major The Camp Blue Glee Club just released their latest mash-up of Queen’s greatest hits featuring classics such as Bluemenian Rhapsody in a newly discovered scale, J# Major. Even the most forgiving eardrums were ringing after the enthusiastic rendition was debuted. Breaking: Little blue washes hands […]

Camp Blue Spring 2018 Wrap Up!

We had an awesome time these past 2018 October Schoo holidays at Manly, Melbourne, North Sydney and Teen Camp. A big shout out to all the Mums and Dads who let us enjoy the epicness that is Camp Blue! Some of the highlights for the fortnight were: Manly Camp The entire two weeks were a [...]

Farewell Message from Camp Counsellor – Cal

Message from Cal... I have some sad news to tell you today. I have decided that it's time for me to leave my position at Camp Blue. I have loved working here over the last couple of years, and have had an amazing time running the Camp Blue Manly program. Camp Blue is an amazing place [...]