Est 1970

Blackwood Special Schools
Outdoor Education Centre

Located in Blackwood surrounded by the stunning Wombat State Forest, it is a destination exclusively for students from Victorian Special Schools, where they are given every opportunity to laugh, live, learn and have fun through outdoor adventure-based programs.

Bike Riding at Blackwood Special Schools Outdoor Education Centre
Archery at Blackwood Special Schools Outdoor Education Centre
Gold Panning at Blackwood Special Schools Outdoor Education Centre

Our Key Learning AreasResilience & Teamwork

Accommodation SitesSchool, Residence & Tent Shelter


The School

Accommodates 21 people .

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The Residence

Accommodates 24 people .

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Tent Shelter

Accommodates 30 people .

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LessonsPrograms suitable for all to experience

The layout of the Centre complements and utilises the natural beauty of the property to provide a variety of activity sites.

All designed to challenge students both individually, and, within a team environment to further their personal, emotional, social and physical development.

Our team is focused on appreciation, respect, tolerance, teamwork, challenge and inclusion.

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Acknowledgment to Country

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people who are the traditional Owners of the country we work on and recognize their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. I’d also like to acknowledge the deep knowledge systems and the amazing ability of first nations peoples to pass that knowledge through generations, as incredible teachers themselves. 

Blackwood Special Schools Outdoor Education Centre is a DET Victorian school campus that embraces inclusion and respect for all special school students. Any donations are greatly appreciated and go directly to improving learning outcomes and opportunities for our students.

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