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Planning your visit

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​​​​Please note: The Boyne Island Environmental Education Centre hires a bare site to community groups. As we are a Queensland Education facility, our teaching staff are only available to school groups during term. We do not run programs during the school holidays.​ Go here for hiring of our bare facilities​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Booking Process

Step 1 - How can we add value to your curriculum? Choose your program.

Refer to your current curriculum pr​ogram​ (Australian Curriculum/Curriculum into the classroom) to see if there is a particular BIEEC day visit program, short course or camp experience which supports your school curriculum needs.

Programs utilise the BIEEC site and local environments of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands. Learning experiences are aligned to Australian curriculum areas with the general capabilities (personal and social capability) and cross curricula priorities (sustainability) being our key learning areas underpinned in all of our programs. Learning areas we specialise in include science, HPE, outdoor recreation and some elements of geography, history and social sciences. 

Refer to our Curriculum overview​ or contact us to discuss your choice. All programs have been strategically and carefully developed to target specific learning outcomes for your students. There will be some opportunities to liaise with BIEEC staff to fully develop the day visit or camp experience to cater for the learning needs for your students.

Step 2 - Choose dates

On the booking form please indicate your preference of dates with the alternative dates listed also. We always endeavour to satisfy our client's choice, however please understand there are many schools accessing our services.

Step 3 - Making a Booking

All applications for bookings must be submitted via the online booking page​​​. Please consider program type (day visit, short course, camp experience or community group booking), suitable dates with alternatives and transport options prior to submitting an application.

Step 4 - Confirmation of Booking

1. Acknowledgment of booking - an email will be sent to acknowledge your booking application

2. Allocation of dates - you will be notified your allocated dates and costs (Fee schedule 2022 (PDF, 198Kb)  and Can​cellation/alteration policy (PDF, 126Kb)​​​​​ for your visit will be emailed to you as well as the contact details of your program coordinator.​

3. Visit preparation - Your program coordinator will contact you with all the required documentation and liaise with you regarding the program itinerary, students needs, consent forms, risk assessments and catering

Residential visits only please note ​​- Virtual pre-visit - your program coordinator will arrange a suitable time to conduct a pre-visit which includes a virtual meet and greet with all the required information for students and teachers.

Step 5 - Pre-program​ organisation​

Before your visit you will be required to have the following forms completed. Please bring them with you on arrival of your visit:

Day visit

Residential visit

You are also required to bring with you the following:

  • Student Behaviour or Medical Management Plan - These forms need to be brought with you upon your visit. These should be available from your school office.

To assist with your organisation the following may be of assistance:

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Forms​

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Last reviewed 16 November 2021
Last updated 16 November 2021