Positive Start Journey Programs

The Outdoor Education Group

Provider Overview

The Outdoor Education Group are experts in taking learning beyond the classroom and inspiring the development of a range of skills and understandings, allowing your students to explore their potential and face life’s obstacles with confidence and strength.

We work with schools across the country to create an educational overlay and matrix across outdoor education programs. Our dynamic experiences will ensure your students receive the impact your school community needs without putting further time constraints on you.

Positive Start Program Style

Our multi-day journeys in unforgettable environments are shaped to suit age, ability and the learning outcomes your school requires.

Taking place in the Eildon region, only 2 hours from Melbourne, our Journeys build on skills such as social cohesion, self-awareness and development, resilience, confidence, leadership, teamwork, collaboration, determination and environmental literacy.

Program Description

OEG offers bespoke and tailored programs 3 – 5 days in length in the Eildon region. Our journeys enrich student learning and support students in developing universal capabilities which will serve them well for life – wherever it may take them.  Our Journeys venue features a small dining hall, toilets and showers.

In discussion with schools, we can provide Journey travel methods such as bushwalking/hiking, cycling, canoeing and rafting. Other outdoor activities during the program can include:


→Raft building




→High ropes

→Low ropes
→ Reflection

Nearby Locations

→Lake Mountain Alpine Resort

→Yarra Ranges National Park

→Marysville Regional Artspace

→Black Saturday Museum

→Cathedral Ranges

→Bruno’s Sculpture Garden

Student Profile

Please include information about the challenge level of your programs and what year levels your programs would be suited for.

➢Accessible programs and activities for those with special needs

Available Journey Program Dates and Locations

Journey base location – 726 Back Eildon Rd, Eildon, Victoria 3712
➢Bus transfer to and from the venue is included.


Other Positive Start Journey Providers

The DET has approved eight quality Journey Providers who have committed to offering tailored Journey-based programs to eligible Victorian schools. These Positive Start Journey Providers offer a range of all-inclusive programs to suit your school’s requirements and suitability. 

Take your time to explore the Journey providers below. You will find a link to the provider’s website for further detailed information about their Positive Start Journey programs. Follow the steps outlined in the ‘What’s Next?’ section to secure a booking with your chosen provider.

Halls Outdoor Education

Up The Creek

Aus Camp

Journey Development Programs (JDP)

Each Wild


Outward Bound

Contact us for any enquiries that you might have in relation to journey-based camps.

We respectfully acknowledge the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which our conference will be held.  We pay our respect to their Elders past and present as well as their emerging leaders.

*Images by OEG via www.oeg.edu.au