Mylor: The camp that lets you discover, challenge, or take it easy on yourself. 

Since 1956, people from all walks of life have been coming to the Mylor Baptist Campsite to enjoy time spent together, away from rush of city and every-day life, in a beautiful bush setting. In fact, between 15,000 and 18,000 people visit the Mylor campsite and Riverview Lodge each year!

Take your pick from a growing range of facilities and on- and off-site camp programs that provide great opportunities for community and outdoor recreation. 

Camp and Retreat/Conference Options

On-site camps at Mylor offer the following facilities:

  • Spacious dining and recreation hall
  • 2 large dormitories (110 beds) with ensuites
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Beautiful grounds on the banks of the Onkaparinga River, including a large oval
  • High and low ropes courses, challenge course, flying fox and giant swing
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Tennis court

    Retreats and Conferences at Mylor 

    All facilities are equipped to cater for people with disabilities.

    Off-site Camps

    If you’ve already visited the Mylor Campsite and you’re looking for an exciting change, or you’re after an adventurous outdoor experience, maybe our off-site activities and camps are just the thing for you. Conducted on the nearby Fleurieu Peninsula or further afield in the Flinders Ranges, Coorong, Glenelg River and Grampians, our day programs include mountain biking and orienteering in Kuitpo Forest for groups of up to 40 participants per session. 

    Given below are a few examples of our off-site camps. If you’d like to know more, send us an email.

    Ministry camps

    Easter Camp is a traditional favourite for young people in high school. It’s held every year over the Easter Long Weekend. 

    Youth Leadership Camp

    This camp is run during the mid-year school holidays in partnership with Scripture Union for emerging young leaders across all Christian denominations.            

    Disability Camps

    Mylor Campsite prides itself in the services and facilities it offers people with special needs, enabling them to enjoy camping, retreat and outdoor recreation experiences in community with others.

    Every effort has been made to provide facilities that meet the requirements of people with special needs, including:

    • Access to all facilities around the site
    • Disability access toilet close to the Dining Room
    Riverview Retreat is 100% disability friendly
    • 2 rooms in the dormitory accommodation have full disability access
    • Hoist available for the indoor heated pool
    • Universal harness on the giant swing

     We welcome your online enquiries about how we can make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Things to remember

What to bring

· Pillow and Pillowcase
· Towel and toiletries
· Sleeping bag (and blanket/s if you’re a cold sleeper)
· Torch
· Bathers for water activities
· Two pairs of covered foot wear (one that can get wet)
· Old clothes that can get wet and muddy
· Hat
· Drink Bottle
· Rain jacket and jumper for the winter months (it can get really cold)
· Change of warm clothes
· Sunscreen for warmer months
· Camera

 What NOT to bring

· Mobile phones - there is a public phone available at the campsite
· Drugs (except prescribed medications)
· Alcohol (unless 18 years or over and with prior arrangement with the Campsite Manager)
· Pets (except Guide Dogs or similar)

 What we’ll provide

· Outdoor program activity equipment (bring your own sporting equipment)
· All catering
· Great staff who are happy to help with every aspect of your camp!

Affiliation & Links

Mylor Campsite is a member of the Australian Camps Association, a peak body which helps the Australian community to engage with the outdoors and experience the benefits of camps and adventure activities.

BC(SA) Adventure Camping has a strong and supportive relationship with other camps in South Australia, including El Shaddai Campsite and Wirraway Homestead.

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