Renaissance Village: festivals and camps

Renaissance – Easter 2021

2nd – 5th of April, 2021

Sokil – Arts Eco Retreat,
405 Breakfast Creek Rd. Wensleydale, Victoria, 3240

Arts, craft, music and lifestyle – camping retreat in the wilderness of the Otways.

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Renaissance Festival – Summer 20-21

30 December ’20 –  3 January ’21
at Bell Park Scout Camp,  130 Scout Drive, NYORA,  Vic. 3984

Please read this before heading for Summer Renaissance !

CovidSafe – Renaissance
/Please click on link below, download and open the file in a separate window/

COVIDSafe-Event-Checklist

How to get there – click –   BELL PARK SCOUT CAMP

Set on 48ha of bushland and adjacent to a State Park, Bell Park Scout Camp has many facilities and activities for children and adults,  is a perfect location for our next, 5 day camp/festival.

Apart from our regular program of art, gardening, craft, film, live and electronic music, dance, yoga, meditation, interpersonal relationships workshops and activities, the BELL PARK campsite additionally offers mini golf and a bike cycling track. Vast, bush walking grounds to explore by families. Please be mindful of wildlife and risks associated with bush walking. Don’t camp under overhanging branches and the same when going for a bush walk.

Access to the lake allowed at your own risk. Please make sure your children are safe.
Children under 15 need to be supervised !

With COVID-19 safety measures in place and limited capacity.

One and a half hours drive from Melbourne CBD, the campsite is located 35 minutes from Phillip Island.

PLEASE NOTE:

1. PARENTS need to be RESPONSIBLE for their CHILDREN AT ALL TIMES. We have a picturesque, but a deep  dam.
CHILDREN under 15  NOT ALLOWED without parents or siblings over 16’s  SUPERVISION.

2. To reduce the amount of rubbish and promote sustainability, PLEASE bring your OWN PLATES and MUGS  which can be used, multiple times, while purchasing hot food and drinks.
– NO GLASS – please.

3. No Rubbish and No Recycling bins at Renaissance !
PLEASE be prepared to take home, or to the nearest landfill, all the packaging you brought to the site.

4. Limited number of passes. 
5.  NO DOGS allowed at Bell Park.

FIRST AID:
– in the office building by the gates

EMERGENCY ASSEMBLY AREA:
– at the open space of the neighbouring property on the other side of  Scout Drive.

SOUND RESTRICTIONS:
– all our sound systems don’t exceed 700W – but still, the
 amplified music outside will only be played till 10pm, on all days of Renaissance camping, except on New Year’s Eve.
– After 11PM the main hall and the art shack will hold electronic dance and acoustic, improvised music played at a sensible sound level, till late.
– We guarantee that even close by campers won’t have their sleep disturbed. 

GENERAL INFO:
1. 
CAMPING:
– Tents, camp trailers and caravans – allowed.
– Families Only – Camping Area. Only families with children allowed. 
Families can either camp close to the central area /which can be noisy !!!/ or choose further away camping sites within this area. It has its communal kitchen and a recreational room, which will be useful while camping with toddlers and other little children.
Another communal cooking facility is located in the central building, next to the main stage.

– Open Camping – any patron can camp there, including families.

2. CAMP FIRES:
In case of CFA declared FIRE SEASON – no open fire allowed. 
Otherwise, camp fires only in a communal form and contained in metal drums.

3. FACILITIES:
The campsite has hot showers and restroom facilities.
Rain/tank, water.
2 x communal kitchens
Dining area. Lounge rooms. 

4. COOKING:
There are cooking facilities available to the patrons /limited to a few people cooking at one time/.
Free access to boiling water.

5. FOOD:
Vegetarian and otherwise will be available to buy.
LOCAL SHOPPING:
Needing groceries while at Renaissance?
There are 4 supermarkets that aren’t too far away, depending on your needs.
The closest are Poowong & Korumburra which both have an IGA
Lang Lang has Foodworks
Koo Wee Rup has a Woolies if you are prepared to travel a little further from camp

6. SHELTER:
A large main hall.
Lounge room with a fireplace
Dining area.

7. THE MUSIC / SOUND LEVEL:
See PROGRAM.

8. NOTICE BOARDS:
This is centrally located around the main shed area for daily updates. Please check prior to all activities and workshops.

9. CHILDREN: Parental supervision at all times.

10. LOST & FOUND – at First Aid station

11.  DAM/ LAKE SITE:
Within the campsite grounds. Deep !!! CHILDREN with PARENTS – ONLY.   PARENTAL SUPERVISION at all times PLEASE.

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It is a FAMILY and CHILDREN friendly place.

If  YOU share our VALUES we are certain YOU will enjoy your RENAISSANCE experience.

We are very pleased to announce, that from 2015 Renaissance is awarding a scholarship to a grade 6 students from  Wesburn Primary School.
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Easter Renaissance site

CAMP EUREKA,  100 TARRANGO RD. YARRA JUNCTION,  Vic. 3797
/the lease of Eureka has come to the end and we are moving to an Otways’, new site in 2021. Details close to the date/. 

RENAISSANCE gatherings bring together families and friends who come to camp together, celebrate, learn, cook, chat, listen and talk to others, laugh and dance.

Easter Renaissance program includes music (both live bands & DJs), workshops (adult and children’s programs), opening ceremony, live theatre, jam spaces, 5 Rhythms dancing, yoga, art classes, circus, meditation … plus more
4 day event.

Dear parents and Renaissance Friends

We’ll have all the activities, workshops and entertainment: live music on the main stage, 5Rhythms dance sessions, camp fires, fire twirling circle, circus arts, story telling and films, night bush walks, star gazing, singing along, dance workshops and sessions, open fireplace at night time in the art shack, marshmallows and baked potatoes.

Communal kitchen will operate as usual, but we’ll also have an Indian, vegetarian food stall and the sausage sizzle, as at the last Easter event.

We still have a few places in share accommodations … so please contact me /Janusz on jiotto90@hotmail.com / to find out if this is still the case.

PLEASE NOTE:

– FIRST AID – centrally located in the dinning area.
GREEN CROSS sign displayed on the wall outside.

– EMERGENCY ASSEMBLY AREAS:
TBA

– SOUND RESTRICTIONS:
amplified music will be played till 11pm on Friday and Saturday and on Sunday till 10pm. A low volume, acoustic music afterwards.

– DOGS – guide and/or small – ONLY.

1. CAMPING:
General – tents, camp trailers and caravans – allowed.
Families Only – Camping Area /together with general camping/.
2. CAMP FIRES:
In case of CFA declared FIRE SEASON – not open fire allowed. 
Otherwise, camp fires only in a communal form and contained in metal drums.
3. FACILITIES:
The festival site has hot showers and restroom facilities. Please make sure you accompany your child to the toilet.
4. COOKING:
There are cooking facilities available to the patrons /limited to a few people cooking at one time/.
Free access to boiling water.
5. FOOD:
Vegetarian and otherwise, will be available to buy.
6. SHELTER:
Weather proof venue.
7. THE MUSIC / SOUND LEVEL:

See PROGRAM.
8. NOTICE BOARDS: This is centrally located around the main shed area for daily updates. Please check prior to all activities and workshops.
9. CHILDREN:
Parental supervision at all times.
10. LOST & FOUND – at First Aid station
11. Creek fed, fenced off, swimming pool on site. Beware!!!

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JANUSZ ZELAZNY

Jiotto Studio Art School – Director 
Renaissance Festival – Coordinator
m.0423 459 683