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Recovery Camp

A provider of life-changing experiences for health students and people with lived experience of mental illness.

Recovery Camp delivers evidence-based and award-winning education programs for health students, and for the health and recovery of people with mental illness.

Clinical Placement

Recovery Camp has provided over 65,000 hours of clinical placement to health students across Australia.

For nursing students, it is recognised by ANMAC, and provides 80 hours of placement in the areas of mental health or primary health care

Recovery Camp recently won an Australian Award for University Teaching.

Contact us for information about camps in 2020 and 2021

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Come to camp!

We are taking camp registrations for 2020:


  • May 11-15
  • July 27-31
  • October 5-9
  • December 14-18


  • September 21-25
Register Your Interest Here

2020 Artist in Residence Program

Recovery Camp is now accepting proposals for our first Artist in Residence program.

The program will have an individual artist create new work, for exhibition in late 2020.

The artist will attend Recovery Camps in May 11th - 15th, and July 27th - 31st where they will be provided time and space to do their own work.

The residency will include remuneration.

For more information, contact Christopher Patterson at: