Garema Dumont is Caroline Chisholm Catholic College’s 56-acre outdoor and environmental education facility located ín a native bushland setting on the Moorabool River near Steiglitz in the Brisbane Ranges.
Bordering on the Brisbane Ranges National Park, Garema Dumont hosts a large range of wildlife including koalas, sugar gliders, echidnas, kangaroos, kookaburras, wedge tailed eagles and platypus.
The Moorabool River provides opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, rafting and swimming. The property also has high and low ropes courses, a rock climbing tower, archery field, bush tucker garden as well as a range of mountain biking tracks.
On-site facilities include a dining hall and kitchen, amenities with toilets and hot showers as well as a barbeque and camp fire area.
As a sustainable facility Garema Dumont produces renewable energy through wind and solar power and promotes minimal impact practices.
Purchased in 1984, Garema Dumont hosts camps and outdoor education.
Garema Dumont provides easy access to the Meredith Education Area, Steiglitz Historic Park, You Yangs Regional Park, The Great Ocean Road and Otway Ranges.