The seventh Elders Boyne Valley Country Music Campout
hosted by the Discovery Centre, Ubobo, Boyne Valley, Central Queensland
is on 13th, 14th & 15th April. 2018
This not for profit family event is sponsored by Elders Real Estate Gladstone and Bendigo Bank; Calliope & District Community Bank Branch. We are supported by Ron Streeter Motors and the Boyne Valley Lions club, and The Observer
The aim of the week-end is to get all our country music (listening and performing) friends together to simply enjoy our music and each others company in an informal atmosphere. No doubt we will slip in some rock, bluegrass, folk and blues as well.
The Campout commences at 6pm on Friday with Jamfire, a campfire concert. Walk up’s are very welcome
Saturday from 9am to 1pm is open mic session on the stage – all are welcome to participate. You can perform on your own or the Campout band the `Drop Bears` will back you – bring your chord charts.
A concert which commences around 2pm til 11pm, featuring Central Queensland and visiting artists, provides a great variety of music.
Saturday Workshop – Guitar Making
Very talented Graham Long, from Gladstone Guitars will conduct a guitar making workshop on Saturday morning.
Sunday – Lions Club Poets Breakfast
Sunday sees the Lions Club Poets Breakfast raise funds for prostate cancer from 7.30.am. You can recite your bush verse, purchase breakfast and bid in the auction, all for a good cause.
Bookings for camp sites are made through the Discovery Centre, Ubobo, on a “first in best dressed basis”. Or Phone: 07 4974 1240 – You may need to leave a message with your contact details.
Any other queries please contact concert organisers Jack: 0402 169 465; Jeannie: mobile: 0408 893 377
COST: Unpowered site $10 per person per night, Family (parents and two or more kids) $40.00 per night, children under 12 free. Plus there is a one off entry fee of $15 per person. Saturday Day Visitors: $15 per person, Family (parents and two or more kids): $50.00
You can purchase food, coffee, ice cream and soft drinks. A roast dinner is available Saturday night – please order when you book your camp site. A cooked breakfast is available Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Market stalls will also be operating on Saturday.
A bar selling beer and spirits is open 4pm on Saturday – BYO is permitted in the music area until 4pm. After 4pm BYO wine only allowed in music area.
We now have mobile phone coverage in the area.
You just need to book your camp site at the Boyne Valley Discovery Centre and turn up with your smile, singing voice, instrument (if you play) and your supplies for the weekend. If you don’t sing or play, come along anyway, your company is most welcome.
NO ATM facilities, so cash only please.
Open campfires are NOT ALLOWED
Camper friendly generators are welcome and must be turned off between the hours of 9pm and 7am. Excessively noisy generators are strictly not allowed.