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SpunOut 2016 Information
How To Get There
Services and Facilities
SpunOut 2016 will be held from 12noon Friday, 22nd to 12noon Monday, 25th
400 Leschenaultia Place
Chidlow, Western Australia
Camp Leschenaultia is located just 45 minutes drive east of Perth CBD,
in the Shire of Mundaring, near the township of Chidlow. The camp is set
in 9 acres of tranquil natural bushland, adjacent to state forests and only 500m from Lake Leschenaultia.
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How to Get There
The only way to get to the camp is by
car. If you don't have a car we suggest that you try to car pool with friends. You will need to
organise this yourself.
We will organise car pooling for any interstate or overseas visitors
only. If this is you, please let us know as soon as possible that you
will be coming so that we have a chance to organise this. Please contact
If you get lost, please call 0431 074 229 and well help you find
There are 3 choices for accommodation at SpunOut - dorm, tent or camper/vehicle.
The SpunOut ticket price is the same for all.
There are 4 large dormitories, with bunk beds, on site which sleep 16 to 22
people each. There is a family dorm, couples/mixed dorm, male dorm and
female dorm. No bedding is provided so you must bring your own. You will
need to bring your own mattress cover/sheet, sleeping bag or blanket,
Alternatively, you can pitch a tent and camp for the weekend. The grounds
around the SpunOut site are grassy and shady with plenty of room for camping.
If you have a camper van or some type of liveable vehicle you prefer to sleep
in, then you may do that also. There are no powered sites.
Please note that the dorm rooms can be quite noisey has they are attached
to the main hall. If you plan to sleep in a dorm, we suggest you bring
ear plugs. Camping or sleeping in a camper are the quiter options.
Your ticket includes the meals listed below;
Fri - dinner
Sat - breakfast, lunch, dinner
Sun - breakfast, lunch dinner
Mon - breakfast
||breakfast, lunch and dinner on the day you attend
Tea, coffee, Milo, cordial and fruit will also be available all day on a self-serve
Times for meals are as follows:
Breakfast 8 -10am
All meals will be prepared by our own chefs and will include a vegetarian
option. Please let us know if you are vegetarian when you register.
If you have special dietary needs, we suggest you bring your own food (there is no ticket discount for this).
There is a large kitchen and a refrigerator you can use for storage and
preparation of your meals.
If you require snacks between meals, please bring these yourself. There
will be one communal fridge on site for storing your food and drinks.
The fridge, however, is limited in space, so we suggest you bring only
what you really need.
All water at the camp is rain water. If you do not wish to drink rain
water, then you need to bring your own.
Workshops are run over two full days, Saturday and Sunday, as well as a few on Friday evening.
Workshop times are:
- Friday 5pm - 6pm and 7pm - 9pm
- Saturday 9am - 9pm
- Sunday 9am - 6pm
Over the course of the weekend, there will be workshops in:
- twin staff
- dragon staff
- contact staff
- fire eating
- stilt walking
- and much more!
If you would like to get involved and teach some workshops, please visit the Get Involved page and submit a workshop proposal.
Aside from the workshops, every day you will be able to participate in
the following activities whenever you like...
This is a space where you can go and relax at any
time of the day. The space is filled with cushions and rugs for you
to laze on and activities here include henna, hair
wraps and massage. It's also a great place to get to know your fellow SpunOuters.
As we are only 500m from the freshwater lake, Lake Leschenaultia. You
are free to go swimming any time of the day. Water fights, sunbaking and
general frolicking are also available. Dont forget your bathers
The township of Chidlow is only 5 minutes down the road by car. Here you
can find a general store and bottle shop where you can buy essential items
you may need or have forgotten to bring with you. Approximately 15 minutes
away by car, is the township of Mundaring, which has all the shops you might need. Be be aware that Monday is a Public Holiday and most shops will be closed.
A Toy Market will run at meal times in the dining area where you can
buy any new spinning toys your heart desires. There will be practise toys,
fire toys, books and DVDs.
The Toy Market is only open at meal times:
Saturday and Sunday 1-2pm and
Services and Facilities
Toilets and Showers
There are male and female toilets and showers on site, inside the main building.
Parking will be available within the camps grounds for the vehicles
of all patrons. You are also able to park next to your tent.
A medical kit for treating burns will be available at the camp, as well
as basic first aid materials. We recommend you bring your own headache
tablets and other such pharmaceuticals as these will not be made generally
There will also be a doctor on site at all times, as well as several
qualified First Aid officers.
There are no land lines at Camp Leschenaultia. Reception for all mobile
phone networks is available throughout the camp site. If at any time you
need to recharge your phone, power connections are available in the hall
for you to do this. However, you will need to bring your own cables and
ensure the safety of your phone, as the hall is open to all camp patrons.
Lost and Found
For lost or found items please see any of the SpunOut staff members during
the camp or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children of all ages are welcome to attend SpunOut (although it is not a children's event as such and the workshops are aimed at adults). However, it is important that they are supervised at all times by their parents/guardians. The reason being that there are many hazards on the SpunOut site which could pose a threat to young children. These include; electrical cables, fire fuel and fire/circus equipment.
We will endeavour to ensure your child's safety as best we can, however,
ultimately they are your responsibility.
The following guidelines have been set out so as to ensure a safe and
hassle free weekend for both the organisers and patrons of SpunOut. By
signing the Registration Form, you indicate that you have read, understood
and will abide by these guidelines throughout your stay at the site.
- You must use common sense at all times.
- You must follow any reasonable directions given to you by SpunOut
- You must use only the fire fuel provided by the SpunOut organisers.
If you wish to use your own fuel, you must seek the permission of a SpunOut
staff member first.
- If you wish to spin with fire, you must wear clothing that is safe to do so.
- Before using lit fire equipment, you must ensure all safety measures
are in place, including; a fire
blanket, fire extinguisher, wet towel and water bucket, as well as ensuring you have someone acting as your safety. Safety equipment is provided.
- No person will be allowed to participate in fire activities if they
appear to be under the influence of alcohol and are acting in a manner
which is dangerous to themselves or others.
- All areas are designated smoke free zone (this is a rule set by the
- Drugs are banned from the camp site and anyone found to be in possession
of, or under the influence of drugs, will be ejected from the event without
refund of their ticket, at the organisers discretion.
- All camp participants are expected to take reasonable measures for
their own safety and the safety of others throughout the duration of
- If you spot anything that may endanger your safety or that of others,
we ask that you report it to a SpunOut staff member as soon as possible.
- All under 15s must be supervised by an adult or will not be able to
attend the event. If you are 16 or 17, please contact us to discuss
- If you are instructed at any time to do anything by the camp owners/caretakers,
you must do so immediately.
- Water is a precious resource at Camp Leschenaultia, with a limited
supply in the rainwater tanks. Please conserve water by using showers
and taps to a minimum.
- Campers are not permitted to bring animals or pets onto the property,
or to disturb the natural environment (e.g. damage trees).
- Music throughout the weekend is under the control of our djs. We ask
that you do not play your own music at high volume.
We recommend you bring the following with you to make your stay more
- Ear plugs
- Mosquito/fly repellent
- Warm clothes for the evening
- Bed sheets, sleeping bag or blankets, pillow
- Non flammable, natural fibre clothes if you wish to participate in
fire spinning or other fire activities
- A natural fibre beanie/cap for warmth and to protect hair when fire
- Bathers, towel and hat
- Wet weather gear in case of rain
- Big smile
- Positive attitude
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