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					                                 LORD SOMERS CAMP
                               Parklands Avenue, Somers, Victoria, 3927
                                Enquiries: (P) 9510 7066 (F) 9529 7352
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Caretaker:            To inspect the camp facilities, contact the camp caretaker, Rod
                      Bambery on Phone or Fax 5983 5502.

Location:             On Somers beach, Westernport Bay on the Mornington Peninsula.
                      Only 1½ hours drive from Melbourne close to Hastings and
                      Balnarring. Melways Map Reference 193 H10.
                      The camp is in a beautiful bush setting with a walk over Merricks
                      Creek via a bridge onto the sand.
                      The extensive camp grounds are surrounded by bushland.

Accommodation:        196 total.
                       Five dormitory bunk rooms each containing 22 beds including 2
                         beds in leader’s room. Covered walkway to toilets and showers
                         including disabled facilities.
                       Staff Hut and Tower Block with smaller bedrooms ranging from 2
                         - 8 bunks in each room. Toilets and showers under the same roof.

Bedding:              Mattresses are provided. Bring you own linen and pillow.

Heating:              Convection heaters in the bedrooms in the Staff Hut and Tower
                      Block. Open fire in the Dining Room and a slow combustion heater in
                      the Tower Block meeting area.

Mess Hut:             The dining room tables fold up flush to the wall when not in use and
                      chairs can be moved to make a meeting area.

Meeting Rooms:        Two smaller meeting rooms in the Tower Block and Staff Hut.

Games Facilities:     Indoor games area in the Coltman Hut with table tennis table and
                      pool table.
                      Two large playing fields.
                      Volley ball court.

Amphitheatre:         An outdoor theatre is available with tiered seating, covered stage and
                      change facilities. Sails over the seating provides protection from

Bush Chapel:          An outdoor non-denominational chapel is situated in a bush setting.

Activity Programs:    Programs at our camp can be arranged to suit your needs. Contact
                      our office for further information.

Nearby Attractions:   Coolart Wetlands Bird Sanctuary and Homestead
                      Ashcombe Maze
                      Cerberus Naval Base
                      Arthur’s Seat and Chairlift
                      Ferry Trip to Cowes from nearby Stony Point
                      Safe Beach and Nearby Surf Beach