‘Young leaders on journeys to sustainability’ – putting sustainability into action to protect and enhance the natural environment.
A not-for-profit, environment education camp on the ‘NSW Far South Coast’ – the Wilderness Coast, near Bermagui, NSW, Australia, (on the edge of farm, tide and forest). A specialist camp for groups up to 30.
The Crossing has Deductible Gift Recipient status and is on the Australian Register of Environmental Organisations. The Crossing is also a member group of The Far South Coast Landcare Association and South East Producers.
The Founders of the Crossing, Dean and Annette Turner are recipients of a Far South Coast Landcare Association Award in recognition of outstanding leadership and commitment to educating young people and the community
Sustainable design and permaculture design at The Crossing includes: renewable energy, water conservation, and second-use materials.
Outdoor education journeys at The Crossing include: hiking, canoeing and mountain biking.
Educational activities at The Crossing include: Landcare, sustainable farming, organic gardening, conservation survey and care for animal and natural systems.
Biamanga National Park adjoins the camp and The Crossing has the support of aboriginal owners for camping and research.
The Crossing is an ancient crossing place on the Bermagui River – once the main coastal road and a pathway for aboriginal people. Young people still make a crossing here; learning ways to contribute while crossing into adulthood!
The Sea to Snow Crossing, our biggest journey, is open to Year 9-11 students, crossing all altitudes in Australia.
Please contact us for more information!