Oorala Youth Leadership Camp

Young indigenous women listening to speaker at Sharing Stories conference

KIMIKA URALA Senior Girls Camp

Date: Wed 22nd May 2019 - 24th May 2019

Location: Oorala Aboriginal Centre & UNE Campus
Contact: Lynda Lynch  ooralacamps@une.edu.au 67735318

The KIMIKA URALA Senior Girls Oorala Youth Leadership Camp brings together a team of facilitators, consultants, academics and community members to deliver a comprehensive program run over three days offering a range of educational, career and self-improvement opportunities, as well as an introduction to university life.

This camp is focused on forging a connection between Oorala and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students from years 11 – 12. Students and supervisors are welcomed by camp co-ordinators, mentors and Oorala staff.

The values that run through all aspects of the camps are:

Communication; Leadership; Mindfulness; Respect.

The camp program includes:

  • Personal development opportunities and a range of life skills
  • Cultural awareness and pride
  • Health, wellbeing and resilience
  • Sharing the positive influences of a role model
  • Professional and student panel presentations
  • Leadership, values and communication
  • Training at SportUNE and PCYC Armidale
  • Career development and pathways to university
  • Short lectures and practical workshops.