Camp Elim

On the Lake, By the Sea

Groups

For more than 60 years Camp Elim has accommodated group bookings for schools, churches, families and interest groups. We can provide catering for up to 120 people, run adventure activities and create a custom camp program to suit your groups needs/

Facilities include:

  • 2 halls capable of fitting over 100 each
  • accommodation to sleep over 120 in 6 bunk rooms, 4 family units and 4 lakeside cabins.
  • Activities include Giant Swing, Adventure Tower (rock climbing), Archery, Canoeing, Stand-up paddleboarding.
  • Sole occupancy is available for groups of over 50.

Please contact our office on 02 6554 0277 or fill out this form to make a booking.

Enquire about your next group booking

Holiday Makers

For over 60 years families and individuals have enjoyed holidaying at Camp Elim. Alcohol, smoking and pets are not permitted, making Camp Elim the perfect location for families wanting a quiet break. Holiday makers can make bookings up to 4 weeks in advance over school terms and 10 months in advance when booking a week over the Christmas Holidays.

Facilities include:

  • coin operated BBQs
  • washing up area, communal fridges and microwaves
  • 2 amenity blocks
  • free washing machines, coin operated driers
  • table tennis area (subject to availability), lake volley ball, half-court basketball.

Bookings can be made over the phone or online. Online bookings may use the voucher “jesussaves” in the payment section for a 10% discount.

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Camp Elim

Camp Elim is tucked away in the Booti Booti National Park on a narrow strip of land between Green Point and Tiona. We are a Christian camp site accommodating both holidaymakers and group camps. We run school, church, family and adventure camps or activity day visits.

Camp Elim is owned and operated by Taree, Gloucester, Stroud, Tea-Gardens, Wingham, and Dungog Baptist Church. 

No Alcohol | No Smoking | No pets

Client Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

Our cabin had an amazing view of the lake, it was also very peaceful. The kayaks and paddle boards for rent were a great touch. Kids enjoyed the table tennis and basketball court. Cabin was well-equipped and deck was a good size. Staff super friendly and helpful.Our cabin had an amazing view of the lake, it was also very peaceful. The kayaks and paddle boards for rent were a great touch. Kids enjoyed the table tennis and basketball court. Cabin was well-equipped and deck was a good size. Staff super friendly and helpful.

Absolutely awesome place to go camping! We have been a few times and always love it! The staff are always amazing! The lake is simply stunning! We will be back many more times.Absolutely awesome place to go camping! We have been a few times and always love it! The staff are always amazing! The lake is simply stunning! We will be back many more times.

Sid Dalton

It was encouraging to see how many students were in awe of nature, some were in disbelief that the lake could be so beautiful and also real. They could not get enough of the lake. Even our less confident students had no problems standing up on the paddle boards. It was encouraging to see how many students were in awe of nature, some were in disbelief that the lake could be so beautiful and also real. They could not get enough of the lake. Even our less confident students had no problems standing up on the paddle boards.

Mat English

Taree Christian School

Our Team

Our team is here to work in partnership with your next group camp and are always willing to help out where they can.

Ben English

Manager

Ben grew up on a farm near Gloucester, and has fond memories of coming to Camp Elim on numerous school, youth and church camps.

Ben has experience as a school teacher and pastoring a church, and occasionally still teaches casually. 

He has a blog at https://crosscode.club to try and increase interest in running a coding camp at Camp Elim.

Jaz

Office Administrator

Jaz grew up in the local area and loves 4WDing, camping and the bush. She has worked numerous jobs in retail and in the health sector. Jaz joined the team here in 2019. She is putting her accounting qualifications to work in the office.

Kylie

Bookings

Kylie is from a missionary family that ministered in Papua New Guinea until 1995 when she and her family moved to Forster. She attended Taree Christian College as a child and worked in after school care for 20 years.  Kylie will most likely be the friendly person who takes your next booking.

Brayden

Cook

Brayden left working as a mechanic to ensure you have a good feed on your next catered group. 

Rodney

Activities / Maintenance / Kitchen

Rodney has been in the local area for the last 15 years. He is our longest standing employee, working at Elim for 13 years. Rodney loves riding his motorbike, playing with engines, and the outdoors. Rodney has a background in outdoor maintenance and delivery driving.

You can thank Rodney for keeping the lawns, gardens and buildings at Elim looking great!

James

Ministry  Coordinator / Activities Instructor

James started working at Camp Elim in 2019. He has previously worked with Anglican Youthworks as an Activities Instructor. He loves spending time with his family and the outdoors. James is currently studying to be a High School teacher.

James will be keen to work in partnership with Christian schools and church groups to support and build on Christian Education through activities, talks and Bible studies.

Bailey

Activities / Maintenance / Kitchen

Bailey moved to the Forster area in 2018, and having completed his training in Outdoor Education, he started working at Camp Elim in 2019. Bailey loves the outdoors and is good at heights, and provides much needed help in the kitchen.

Alison

Cleaner

Alison moved to Forster from Canberra 10 years ago. When Alison isn’t spending time with her children she loves crafting. Alison started working at Camp Elim in 2018. Alison is excited to serve here at Elim, and works hard to ensure your accommodation is clean when you come and visit.

Camp Elim is Open

We are following NSW Government requirements regarding caravan parks and travel. Please ensure you will be able to travel according to Government requirements when making your booking.