You can use one of these suggested itineraries for your next Pioneer Settlement school camp, or chat to our friendly staff to tailor a camp to meet your needs.

Day visit

10.00am – Arrive at the Pioneer Settlement
10.10am – Pioneer Activity Program (Pioneer School, rope making, blacksmithing, building, butter churning, rides in horse drawn vehicle and vintage car)
12.00pm – Lunch
1.00pm – Study tour – transport and technology
2.30pm – PS Pyap cruise
3.30pm – Return to wharf and depart

One night

Day one

11.30am – Arrive Pioneer Settlement Lodges
12.00pm – Self cater lunch
1.00pm – Pioneer Activity Program for up to 60 students in four groups. Includes rope making, photo parlour, print shop, rides in horse drawn vehicle and vintage car, pioneer school and blacksmith
2.30pm – PS Pyap cruise
3.40pm – Study tour – transport and technology
4.40pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Tea at The Lodges
9.00pm – Supper at The Lodges
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day two

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast at The Lodges
9.20am – Welcome and Indigenous culture
10.15am – Pioneer Activity Program for up to 60 students in four groups continues
10.45am – Catered morning tea of bush tucker
11.05am – Pioneer Activity Program for up to 60 students in four groups continues
12.35pm – Catered lunch and depart

Two nights

Day one

12.00pm – Arrive Pioneer Settlement Lodges and self cater lunch
12.50pm – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
1.00pm – Pioneer Activity Program for groups including pioneer school, Morse code, blacksmith, photo parlour and rope making
2.40pm – Free time in the Pioneer Settlement
3.00pm – Study tour at the PS Gem
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at the Lodges
8.30pm – Supper at The Lodges
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day two

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
9.20am – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
9.30am – Pioneer Activity Program for four groups, including peg doll making, butter churning, laundry, building
10.30am – Morning tea
10.50am – Pioneer Activity Program continues
12.05pm – Pioneer Lunch, includes butter made in morning activities
1.00pm – Pioneer Activity Program for four groups, including photo parlour, blacksmith, rope making, Morse code
2.30pm – PS Pyap cruise
3.30pm – Free time
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at The Lodges
7.00pm – Free evening at The Lodges
8.30pm – Supper at The Lodges
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day three

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
9.30am – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
9.30am – Indigenous studies
10.30am – Free time in the Pioneer Settlement, morning tea supplied
11.30am – Depart (includes lunch to go)

Three nights

Day one

1.30pm – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
1.40pm – Discovery trails (self-guided)
Free afternoon at the Pioneer Settlement, including photo parlour in groups of 10
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at The Lodges
8.00pm – Return to The Lodges for supper
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day two

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
9.20am – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
9.30am – Pioneer Activity Program in four groups, including print and music shops, butter making, laundry, rope making, blacksmith.
10.30am – Morning tea
10.50am – Pioneer Activity Program continues
12.00pm – Lunch including butter made in morning sessions
1.00pm – Study tour – transport and technolgy
2.30pm – PS Pyap cruise
3.30pm – Free time at the Settlement
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at The Lodges
7.00pm – Free evening
9.00pm – Supper at The Lodges
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day three

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
9.20am – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
9.30am – Two groups – Indigenous Culture (extended) and Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
10.30am – Morning tea
10.50am – Two groups – Indigenous Culture (extended) and Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
12.00pm – Lunch at the Pioneer Settlement
1.00pm – Pioneer Activity Program in four groups, including pioneer school, peg doll making, building, rope making, blacksmith
3.15pm – Free time at the Settlement
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at The Lodges
7.15pm – Free evening. Option of visit to Lake Boga Observatory
9.00pm – Supper at The Lodges
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day four

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
Pack up
Morning tea
Free morning – suggest town talk
Lunch supplied by Pioneer Settlement to enjoy on site or take away
Depart

Four nights

Day one

1.30pm – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
1.40pm – Discovery Trails self-guided
2.30pm – PS Pyap cruise
3.40pm – Study Tour
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at The Lodges
8.00pm – Return to The Lodges for supper
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day two

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
9.20am – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
9.30am – Pioneer Activity Program in three groups, including music/print shop, laundry, rope making, butter churning
10.30am – Morning tea
10.50am – Pioneer Activity Program continues
12.00pm – Lunch, including butter made during morning activities
1.15pm – Option for Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery program
3.00pm – Free time (district attraction options available)
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at The Lodges
7.00pm – Free evening at The Lodges
9.00pm – Supper at The Lodges
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day three

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
9.20am – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
9.30am – Option of Nyah Forest outdoor education program
11.30am – Return to Settlement for lunch
1.00pm – Pioneer Activity Program for three groups, including pioneer school, peg doll making, blacksmith, building
3.45pm – Free time in the Settlement
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at The Lodges
7.15pm – Free evening (option of visit to Lake Boga Observatory)
9.00pm – Supper at The Lodges
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day four

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
9.20am – Admission to Pioneer Settlement
9.30am – Pioneer Activity Program in three groups, including Morse code, photo parlour, rides on horsedrawn vehicle and vintage car and free time
10.30am – Morning tea
10.50am – Pioneer Activity Program continues
12.00pm –Lunch
1.00pm – Depart for Lake Boga for Catalina Flying Boat Museum tour
3.00pm – Return to Pioneer Settlement
3.15pm – Indigenous Culture (extended)
4.30pm – Afternoon tea at The Lodges
6.00pm – Dinner at The Lodges
7.15pm – Free evening
9.00pm – Supper at The Lodges
Overnight accommodation at The Lodges

Day five

8.00am – Self serve continental breakfast
Pack up
Morning tea
Free morning – suggest town talk
Lunch supplied by Pioneer Settlement to enjoy on site or take away
Depart