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  • Sailing CRU 2020

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


    Ahoy there matey! 
    You’ve been recruited to join our newest fleet as we sail the high seas of Lake Macquarie looking for adventure! 

    Throughout the week you will be challenged to push yourself to find new horizons and battle it out against other gnarly crews to see who is superior!
    You will be competing in a variety of land and sea activities in order to collect gold but watch out for the other crews on the lookout to loot your treasure! 

    On camp you will get to know some great new people and share in the fun of this awesome new camp! During the week we’ll also spend some time exploring the Christian faith as we dive into the bible and learn about the God who rules the wind and the waves!

    Sails up!

    *This camp will be held in the Classic Camp Accommodation at CRU Lake Macquarie

    07
    Dec
    12
    Dec
    28
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Game Zone 2020

    YEARS 3, 4, 5, 6


    Enter the world of GAME ZONE and get ready for a week of complete awesomeness!

    Whenever you enter our world, GAME ZONE gets burnt into your brain forever by a week of complete awesomeness! The week in store for you is OFF THE CHARTS of incredibleness. Try and stop the flames as GAME ZONE lays down the challenges in 25+ LANed computers, wall-to-wall Nintendo’s, Playstation’s and Xbox’s, massive screens lining the walls, thrilling REAL LIFE gaming immersion (Game Zone City returns!!) campsite activities and a bit of a lounge with comics and board-games. Plus more! ++ Throughout the week you can ignite your spark by LEVELLING UP your cabin with constant prizes and competitions. Each year brings new heat as a different reward system is played by the campers. TAKE-HOME gaming prizes always included! The FIRE doesn’t stop there as we XP up learning about how Jesus God Moded through life and what INCREDIBLE things he has done for us. Crazy night games, archery, laser tag, Minecraft, rope challenges and more await the adventurer!

    *NOW OPEN TO GIRLS! Camp will be co-ed this year.
    **Please check when your school holidays start as not all schools are on break during this week of camp. 
    ***Game Zone is available to year 7s only if they have previously been on Game Zone. Please contact CRU Camps to arrange registration.

     

    07
    Dec
    11
    Dec
    46
    SPOTS LEFT
  • CRU Burst - Day Camp at Arndell 2020

    YEARS K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


    CRU Burst is on at Arndell!

    Activities include:

    • Bible stories
    • Jumping castle
    • Craft
    • Stick-Lets
    • Laser tag (Yrs 3-6)
    • Nerf tag (Yrs K-2)
    • Incursions

    Cost Includes:

    • Full-day program
    • Excellent Activities
    • 1 leader per 5 campers
    • NB: no food is provided during this Day Camp. The cost of camp has been reduced to reflect this.

    Program Times

    • The program will start each day at 9am and run until 5pm.
    • Drop off from 8am-9am and pick up from 5pm-6pm with activities and games provided during these times.

    Sponsorship available on application

    07
    Dec
    11
    Dec
    43
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Sail Mania 2020

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


    Sail Mania is FULL. Check out Sailing CRU (Dec), Sailing Adventure SNR (Jan) and Sailing Masters (Jan) - our other high school sailing camps. 

    KEEN TO KICK OFF YOUR HOLIDAYS IN STYLE?

    Sail Mania is the answer!

    Join us at the newly redeveloped Lake Mac for a week of jam-packed action, both on and off the water. We’ve got it all covered with swimming, sailing, canoeing, wide games, food, and a huge race day. Whether you're a sailing champion or absolute beginner, the days on Sail Mania will be packed with heaps to do. Come along to enjoy the sunshine, meet new mates and refine your sailing skills. At night, we’ll enjoy kicking back with theme nights, a bonfire, awesome Bible talks and heaps of music. You’ll never want to leave. Get in early and register now!


    *Please check when your school holidays start as not all schools are on break during this week of camp. 

    13
    Dec
    18
    Dec
    0
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Treasure Island 2020

    YEARS 3, 4, 5, 6


    Could this be the island that holds the key to unimaginable greatness?

    An ancient treasure of such great worth it can only be mentioned in whispers… Sshh! Your quest is to find the treasure before it falls into the wrong hands. Battle the elements, challenge the pirates and master the mud trench to prove you are worthy to hold the precious treasure. But it won't be easy, you'll need a bow and arrow, rafts, canoes, and even need to overcome the jungle traps high in the trees simply to survive. Those who embark upon this quest will be challenged physically, mentally and spiritually as we discover the true greatness revealed in the pages of an ancient scroll – the Bible. Register now for an experience you'll never forget where no man will return the same.

    *Please check when your school holidays start as not all schools are on break during this week of camp. 

    Enjoy this epic Treasure Island staying at Lake Mac's Classic camp accommodation.
    *This camp is for boys only.

    14
    Dec
    18
    Dec
    23
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Christmas Capers 2020

    YEARS 3, 4, 5, 6


    LOVE ALL THINGS CHRISTMAS AND CRAFT?

    Christmas and craft are the winning combination for a week full of creativity, summer activities and lots of friends on Christmas Capers. Join us for the best week of your summer holidays as we enjoy creating Christmas crafts for yourself and gifts for your loved ones with new friends and awesome leaders. The highlight of Christmas Capers is our traditional decorating of a delicious lolly covered gingerbread house! We also get outside and enjoy the summer at Galston with lots of fun, including wide games, pool time and adventure activities. Each day we spend time hearing about Jesus and the most special Christmas story. As the sun goes down our fun times continue with a movie night, big games and a sensational theme night! We can’t wait to see you on Christmas Capers! 

    *Please check when your school holidays start as not all schools are on break during this week of camp. 

    You can use your CREATIVE KIDS VOUCHER on this camp. Once you register for camp, pause at the payment stage, send crucamps@crusaders.edu.au your child's voucher number (16-digit number without spaces or symbols), child's name (as it appears on the voucher) and their date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY). We will then verify the voucher, apply the discount to your booking and let you know you can make the payment for the remaining balance. 
    Find out more about the voucher and apply at this link. 

    *This camp is for girls only

    14
    Dec
    18
    Dec
    46
    SPOTS LEFT
  • CRU Surf 2020

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


    CRU Surf is packed with surfing, body boarding and beach time!

    Staying at The Collaroy Cente we will have heaps of chances to chill out, play some wide games on the sand and relax with a movie night. Plus, hear about the God who created the waves we get to enjoy. Register now for CRU Surf Camp 2020!

    *Please check when your school holidays start as not all schools are on break during this week of camp. 

    14
    Dec
    18
    Dec
    8
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Survivor Jnr 2020

    YEARS 5, 6, 7


    At Galston, be prepared to challenge your agility in laser tag, high ropes, rock climbing, abseiling, archery, and the BMX track! And then cool off in our fantastic swimming pool!

    Make new friends, catch up with old ones and learn about Jesus. The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down, we’ll play extreme trivia, relax with a movie night and keep the adventure rolling in awesome night wide games! Register now so you don’t miss out on this action-packed adventure!

    *Please check when your school holidays start as not all schools are on break during this week of camp. 

     

    18
    Dec
    23
    Dec
    8
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Survivor Snr 2020

    YEARS 8, 9, 10, 11


    Enter an immersive, story-driven world of 'Shadow Ops' at Galston, filled with secrets, stealthy characters and more NERF action than you can handle. Survivor tests your mettle as you are challenged to overcome missions with your team, all to earn the coveted Survivor Trophy.

    *Please check when your school holidays start as not all schools are on break during this week of camp. 

    18
    Dec
    23
    Dec
    0
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Waves and Wind 2020

    YEARS 4, 5, 6, 7


    Prepare for a week of adventure as we set sail on Lake Mac for Waves & Wind 2020!

    Whether you’re a sailing pro, or you’ve never been on a boat before, we have boats and friendly instructors to suit you! As well as stacks of sailing, you will get to challenge your mates as you race through Mingara’s blow-up aqua run and hear more about the Creator of the waves and wind. There is also the chance to solve a mystery throughout the whole of camp. We’ll also sail across the lake for a picnic lunch. The fun continues after dark with outdoor games, trivia challenges, a movie night, and an epic dress-up evening! This will be the best week of your holidays - so grab some mates, and register today!

    *Please check when your school holidays start as not all schools are on break during this week of camp. 
    *This camp is held in the Classic Accommodation at CRU Lake Macquarie

    19
    Dec
    23
    Dec
    23
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Sailing Adventure SNR 2021

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


    With stacks of sailing, tubing, stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, wide games and more, you'll have a summer to remember! It doesn't matter if you’ve never touched a boat before or if you've skippered an America’s Cup yacht! Back on land, we’ll enjoy heaps of activities like rock climbing and abseiling. Each day, we’ll chat about the God of the universe and chill with friends on and off the boats. When the sun sets, we’ll enjoy the stunning views and take part in epic WIDE games.

    *Come and be one of the first to stay in our brand new Lake Mac accommodation!

    03
    Jan
    09
    Jan
    27
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Mountain Muster 2021

    YEARS 5, 6, 7, 8


    THIS CAMP IS NO LONGER RUNNING IN JANUARY 2021

    If you love horses, you will love this camp at Mountian Trails Campsite, Wee Jasper.

    We will explore the beautiful countryside under the guidance of trained instructors. You'll even go bareback riding in the dam! Get ready to explore Carey's Cave and play search and rescue in the crazy holes of the "Rabbit Warren". Each day, we'll spend time learning about the God who created it all and hang out with new friends and cool leaders in an amazing camp community. The fun continues all week long as you soar down the flying fox, practise your aim at archery, bounce on the mega trampoline and cool off with a swim in the dam. Camp is ideal for beginner to intermediate riders and includes about 6 hours of horse riding during the week. 

    03
    Jan
    08
    Jan
    0
    SPOTS LEFT
  • CRU Frenzy 2021

    YEARS 4, 5, 6, 7


    This Canberra based frenzy action activity camp is not to be missed! With abseiling, vertical cluster, crate climb, team initiatives, an epic assortment of wide games, and more – this will be a week to remember! Based at a beautiful campsite, campers will enjoy the great outdoors, learning new skills, making new friends and creating memories.

     

     

    04
    Jan
    08
    Jan
    31
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Sailing Adventure JNR 2021

    YEARS 3, 4, 5, 6


    NEW for primary schoolers, set sail for a week of adventure on Sailing Adventure Junior

    Whether you’re a sailing pro, or you’ve never been on a boat before, we have boats and friendly instructors to suit you! This will be the best week of your holidays - so grab some mates, and register today!

    *This camp is held in the Classic Accommodation at CRU Lake Macquarie
     

    04
    Jan
    08
    Jan
    26
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Escape 2021

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


    Get ready for the ultimate escape at Galston! Experience the thrill of water activities, and challenge your vertical limits on the high ropes. Battle it out in messy games and an intense paint war, display your bravery on the climbing wall and as you abseil the cliffs, show your agility on the soccer field, or just relax by the pool! We’ll spend time learning about God’s escape plan for us, and at night, the insanity continues with crazy games, glow-in-the-dark fun and marshmallows around the campfire.. You don’t want to miss Escape 2021. Register Now!

    04
    Jan
    08
    Jan
    38
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Extreme Games 2021

    YEARS 3, 4, 5, 6


    Come check out the extreme action and adventure on Extreme Games 2020!

    We’ll be taking the summer fun to the next level, packed with all sorts of extreme activities. Battle your friends in paint wars and recharge your energy in the pool. At night-time, the action continues as you execute your stealth skills in awesome wide games. Throughout the week, we will spend time learning about the most extreme guy to ever walk the earth – Jesus! Topping off the week will be an epic, themed party to celebrate our final night on camp. Register now to secure your spot!

    04
    Jan
    08
    Jan
    35
    SPOTS LEFT
  • CRUTech Summer 2021

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12


    With Minecraft, programming 101, graphic design and strategy games, our CrüTech electives will bring your skills to the test and challenge you to learn some new ones. Get wired up for an exciting week of learning new skills, meeting new friends, fun games, and Christian discovery. Register now!

    You can use your CREATIVE KIDS VOUCHER on this camp. Once you register for camp, pause at the payment stage, send crucamps@crusaders.edu.au your child's voucher number (16-digit number without spaces or symbols), child's name (as it appears on the voucher) and their date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY). We will then verify the voucher, apply the discount to your booking and let you know you can make the payment for the remaining balance. 
    Find out more about the voucher and apply at this link. 

    *This camp is held at KCC Katoomba at Hartley

    10
    Jan
    15
    Jan
    31
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Brightwaters Summer 2021

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12


    Suit up for a week packed full of water-skiing, wakeboarding and tubing! Master new skills every day, kick a ball, play some frisbee and chill with friends watching the sunset by the Lake. Win the 'greatest stack' competition on the tubes, kick back on the jetty and chat about the claims of a guy who didn't need skis to walk on water! At night, try your hand at the famous Ski Land Ski and hang out by the bonfire overlooking the picturesque lake. When you finally get to rest you get to relax in the brand new accommodation at Lake Mac. Sign up now to ensure you don’t miss out!

    Not convinced? Watch this video to experience Brightwaters!

    10
    Jan
    15
    Jan
    16
    SPOTS LEFT
  • After The Mast 2021

    YEARS 4, 5, 6, 7


    Prepare to set sail for countless adventures on After the Mast @ Lake Mac in our original site!

    It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been sailing before, or if you’re already super confident, there’s a boat and friendly instructor to suit you. When you’re not cruising on a catamaran, you’ll be climbing our rock wall, testing your balance on Lake Mac’s log wrestle roll, canoeing, abseiling, or going crazy in awesome night games. There is no better place to hang with cool leaders, make new friendships and discover the God of the universe. Don’t miss your spot on this perfect getaway!

    10
    Jan
    15
    Jan
    1
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Summer Study 1 2021

    YEARS 11


    Galston. For campers going into year 12, completing their HSC or IB in 2021. CRU Camps is Australia’s leading provider of HSC & IB Study Camps with over 50 years’ experience in helping students achieve their study goals and the results they need to succeed.

    Watch the video and see what other students said about camp

    CRU Study Camps provide the ideal study environment free from the distractions of home. With 6+ hours of supervised study each full day, students can get organised, combat procrastination and find a study routine that suits their needs. Our experienced Christian leaders and tutors are available to assist with questions, provide essay feedback and care for students as they tackle the pressures of Year 12. Thought-provoking Christian talks and informal discussion groups take place to help students keep life in perspective. Camp is also designed to provide well-earned study breaks with the chance to meet Year 12 students from other schools, get active by taking part in sports provided and having some fun!

    11
    Jan
    15
    Jan
    32
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Getaway 2021

    YEARS 3, 4, 5, 6


    It’s time to get away to Galston and spend a week of fun in the sun with loads of new friends, awesome activities and cool leaders! Getaway 2021 will be a week to remember as we live life to the max.

    Fly around the BMX track, go to the edge with abseiling and rock climbing, and get dirty in our messy games. The action will continue in the pool and under the stars in an epic night wide games. We’ll spend time learning about who Jesus is and refresh in front of the giant movie screen. To top off the week, we’ll enjoy an awesome theme night. Don’t miss out on this fantastic way to spend your summer – register now!

    11
    Jan
    15
    Jan
    34
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Summer Games - Day Camp at William Clarke 2021

    YEARS K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


    Summer Games returns to William Clarke!

    Activities include:

    • Bible stories
    • Jumping castle
    • Craft
    • Laser tag (Yrs 3-6)
    • Nerf tag (Yrs K-2)
    • Stick-Lets
    • Incursions

    Cost Includes:

    • Full-day program
    • Excellent Activities
    • 1 leader per 5 campers
    • NB: no food is provided during this Day Camp. The cost of camp has been reduced to reflect this.

    Program Times

    • The program will start each day at 9am and run until 5pm.
    • Drop off from 8am-9am and pick up from 5pm-6pm with activities and games provided during these times.

    Sponsorship available on application

    11
    Jan
    15
    Jan
    50
    SPOTS LEFT
  • CRU Hype 2021

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12


    Can you be the detectives this world needs? Join us for an exciting week of fun and mystery on CRU Hype 2021 - Sherlock Holmes. We will solve heinous crimes and untangle sinister plots. There will also be plenty of time to chill out with new friends - swim in the lake or immerse yourself in boardgames. Most importantly we will also look into the mystery of Jesus and what it means for us. You will not want to miss out - see you there! View the CRU Hype 2021 Promo Trailer here: https://youtu.be/6ecrfqEmZQU

    11
    Jan
    15
    Jan
    37
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Summer Spectacular - Day Camp at Mamre 2021

    YEARS K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


    Summer Spectacular comes to Mamre for another fantastic year!

    Activities include:

    • Bible stories
    • Jumping castle
    • Craft
    • Laser tag (Yrs 3-6)
    • Nerf tag (Yrs K-2)
    • Incursion

    Cost Includes:

    • Full-day program
    • Excellent Activities
    • 1 leader per 5 campers
    • NB: no food is provided during this Day Camp. The cost of camp has been reduced to reflect this.

    Program Times

    • The program will start each day at 9am and run until 5pm.
    • Drop off from 8am-9am and pick up from 5pm-6pm with activities and games provided during these times.

    Sponsorship available on application

    13
    Jan
    15
    Jan
    40
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Sailing Masters 2021

    YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12


    Head to Lake Mac this January for an awesome time on the water as we sail out to explore different parts of the lake, plus enjoy a day on skis, wake-boards and tubes.

    Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or just starting out, our experienced team will ensure you have a great time soaring across the water on our fleet of Catamarans, Envies, Lasers, NS14s and Status boats. You might even be crowned champion of our point-score sailing comp! 

    Each day, we’ll spend time talking about our creator God, eating yummy food and relaxing with new and old friends. At night, we’ll enjoy a variety of activities including some crazy wide games.  Come prepared to dress for our Hawaiian theme night, and be ready to tackle the new rock climbing tower at the Lake Mac campsite. This is one week you don’t want to miss – register now! 

    * This camp is now staying in our new accomodation

    17
    Jan
    22
    Jan
    44
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Summer Study 2 2021

    YEARS 11


    Galston. For campers going into year 12, completing their HSC or IB in 2021. CRU Camps is Australia’s leading provider of HSC & IB Study Camps with over 50 years’ experience in helping students achieve their study goals and the results they need to succeed.

    Watch the video and see what other students said about camp

    CRU Study Camps provide the ideal study environment free from the distractions of home. With 6+ hours of supervised study each full day, students can get organised, combat procrastination and find a study routine that suits their needs. Our experienced Christian leaders and tutors are available to assist with questions, provide essay feedback and care for students as they tackle the pressures of Year 12. Thought-provoking Christian talks and informal discussion groups take place to help students keep life in perspective. Camp is also designed to provide well-earned study breaks with the chance to meet Year 12 students from other schools, get active by taking part in sports provided and having some fun!

    18
    Jan
    22
    Jan
    39
    SPOTS LEFT
  • JLC 2021

    YEARS 9, 10, 11, 12


    January Leadership Camp at Galston for Junior Leaders getting equipped in your faith and your camp ministry skills!

    This is an awesome opportunity to grow in your faith, develop leadership skills, and prepare yourself for leading on CRU Camps. Spend time wrestling with God's powerful Word, forming life-long friendships and developing a rock-solid foundation for the years ahead! Plus, get equipped to be an effective leader as you learn how to answer tough questions, give your testimony, lead a discussion group, run games, plan a program, manage behaviour, and much more.

    18
    Jan
    22
    Jan
    42
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Summer Thrills - Day Camp at St Paul's Terrey Hills 2021

    YEARS K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


    Summer Thrills returns to Terrey Hills for a great year!

    Activities include:

    • Bible stories
    • Jumping castle
    • Craft
    • Laser tag (Yrs 3-6)
    • Nerf tag (Yrs K-2)
    • Incursions

    Cost Includes:

    • Full-day program
    • Excellent Activities
    • 1 leader per 5 campers
    • NB: no food is provided during this Day Camp. The cost of camp has been reduced to reflect this.

    Program Times

    • The program will start each day at 9am and run until 5pm.
    • Drop off from 8am-9am and pick up from 5pm-6pm with activities and games provided during these times.

    Sponsorship available on application

    18
    Jan
    22
    Jan
    50
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Triple S 2021

    YEARS 3, 4, 5, 6


    Enjoy plenty of sun, sea, and sport!

    At CRU Lake Mac you'll enjoy water sports like sailing, stand-up paddleboarding, swimming, and canoeing as well as heaps of land activities like archery, rock climbing and abseiling. Set at the beautiful Lake Mac this will be a week to remember. Watching the sunset over the Lake on a warm summer evening with your friends there's no other place you'd rather be. We will also have a chance to hear about the God who created all this for us to enjoy and for you to ask all your questions. Camp is going to be so much fun - you do not want to miss out!

    18
    Jan
    22
    Jan
    31
    SPOTS LEFT
  • Beach Blitz 2021

    YEARS 5, 6, 7, 8


    Get hyped for an awesome week of fun in the sun on the beach! Staying at The Collaroy Centre, you're only 5mins from the beach where you’ll enjoy beach games, a surf lesson, plenty of swimming, and chill times. Each day you’ll hear about the God who created the sun, beach and ocean, play sports and explore the coastline. When the sun goes down we’ll play epic wide games on the sand, relax with a movie night and finish off camp with a classic theme night party. With this much beach action, you’d better register quick before it’s too late!

    19
    Jan
    23
    Jan
    11
    SPOTS LEFT


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