Arcadia has beefed up their extra-curricular activities on offer in 2019 with the newly imagined 'Camp Calliope'. Named for the daughter of Zeus, eldest of the muses, Calliope is associated with laughter, entertainment and light. The camp will provide a second home for punters over the May long weekend. Whether you're an Arcadia three-peater or new to Goomburra Valley it's a great opportunity to explore & meet new people.

A schedule of inclusive activities and diverse workshops will run throughout the weekend. Make a doof stick to ensure your crew can find you among the sea of heads at any time of the day or night. Limber up and find you centre before a day of dancing with Sunday morning yoga. Flex your creative muscle by making a own kite before sending your creation high above the Arcadian fields, adding to the visual landscape of the festival. Race other teams through the gorgeous festival grounds into new territory to locate cryptic clues and be the first to complete the inaugural Arcadia scavenger hunt. Give those dancing feet a rest and flex that creativity for awhile at a landscape drawing workshop. Plus Jungle-pong, a glitter station and Arcadia Olympics make sure that there is something for everyone!

Bring your crew, a gold coin donation and join us at Camp . All materials are included and there are prizes and bragging rights on the line!

A range of interactive games will also be on offer throughout the weekend so you can settle the score with old and new friends alike. Camp classics like horseshoe and cornhole line up alongside twister, ping pong, giant dice and many more.

Find the full schedule of activities below!

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4pm - Make your own doof stick

  • Rally your friends to your side all times of the day and night with your mighty doof stick. Materials and sticks provided, just bring a gold coin donation!


10am - Yoga

  • Start your day off right. Relax body and mind. Stretch out and reconnect with the environment around you. Find your centre and limber up for a busy day of music and community. Byo mat.

11am - Slackline for beginners

  • Come up for a slackline workshop run by our our resident highlining pros.

12pm - Go fly a kite.  

  • The wind can pick up in the afternoon, take advantage. Unleash your inner child and launch the best kite at camp. Your creations will fill the sky adding to the landscape. Materials supplied, please bring coin donation.

1pm - The Arcadia Scavenger hunt

  • Up hill and down dale. Explore the beautiful festival grounds as you race other teams to find and solve cryptic clues. First team back wins the prize! A gold coin entry fee is requested.

2pm - Arcadia Olympics

  • Think sacks, bow-legged balloon races, pass the orange and egg and spoon races. Bragging rights aren’t the only thing on the line, the winning team will take home the prize! Please bring a gold coin to participate.

3pm - Jungle Pong Tournament

  • Circle the ping-pong table. One-by-one competitors will be elimated. Will you be the last player standing? Enter the arena in this true test of reflexes, speed and resolve. Prizes on the line!

4pm - Landscape Drawing

  • As the sun begins to lower, soft light settles over the valley and the colours come out to play. Capture the beauty of our little valley so you can take a little piece when you leave. Crayons and art paper supplied, pros will need to BYO water colours. A gold coin donation is requested!

5pm - Glitter Station

  • Top off any outfit with some guilt free glitter! Biodegradable and cruelty-free you’ll feel extra fabulous. Bring along a gold coin for your sparkly makeover.

Around the clock activities

Enjoy Camp Calliope at any time. Bring your crew and settle camp disputes for good over a match or two. Play for fun or play for blood it’s up to you. Games include:

  • Ping Pong

  • Horse Shoe

  • Giant Dice

  • Cornhole

  • Twister

  • Bocce

  • + more!