Bornhoffen is a Police-Citizens Youth Clubs Queensland Leadership Development Centre in the Gold Coast hinterland. We are a non-profit community organisation and social enterprise.

PCYC Vision: Building safer, healthier communities through youth development

 

PCYC Bornhoffen Purpose: to inspire young people to be self-aware, to build their social skills and to contribute positively to their community.

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Talk with us (07) 5533 6154
bornhoffen@pcyc.org.au

 

PCYC Bornhoffen

3510 Nerang Murwillumbah Road

Natural Bridge QLD 4211

TARGET: Year 7 students (first year of high school)

FUNDING SOURCE: Included in school fees paid by families

PARTNER SINCE: 2007

PCYC Bornhoffen works in partnership with teaching staff from Assisi Catholic College to plan and facilitate their annual Year 7 school outdoor education program.

 

The focus of the program is to facilitate connections, building of friendships and development of student confidence as they transition into high school. The students participate in a facilitated experiential and adventure-based learning program that is designed to help set the ‘climate’ for the student’s high school experience at Assisi. The teaching staff from the College are very committed to the program and work closely with our facilitators to ensure the experiences on the program are applied into the everyday school setting.

 

“I am responsible for organising our Year 7 Camp each year. I have many options, yet I will not go past the incredible opportunities that Bornhoffen present to us. As a group of approximately 140 students and over 10 staff, our every need is catered to both comfortably and professionally. Accommodation is excellent and the food is exceptional, yet it is the capable, professional and approachable staff who ensure our continued bookings.”

 

Paula Dougherty - Year 7 Pastoral Coordinator

CASE STUDY 1 - ASSISI COLLEGE