Events & Workshops

2014 Gathang Cultural Camp


Three days of dance, culture and connection for Aboriginal young people aged 15-18. Learn more


Join Aboriginal dancers, community artists, Elder and leaders to connect with Biripi and Worimi culture.


  • Culture Camp: 2, 3, 4 July 2014 (first week of school holidays)
  • (Our) Flash Mob Dance Performances: NAIDOC week (Second week of school holidays)


  • Culture Camp: Camp Elim, Forster
  • NAIDOC Dance Performances: Across Forster, Karuah and Taree communities


  • Work with Aboriginal dancers to learn the Saltwater Freshwater (Our) Flash Mob dance.
  • Participate in cultural workshops including: art & craft, didj playing, weaving, language, campfires and bush tucker.
  • Get hands on and learn about your culture with local dancers, community leaders and artists from the Mid North Coast.
  • The opportunity to perform in (Our) Flash Mob during NAIDOC week and at the Saltwater Freshwater Festival 2015.
  • The camp is fully funded for all attendees, including travel, food and accommodation.


We are looking for young Aboriginal people between the ages of 15 – 18 years living in the Land Council regions of:

  • Purfleet Taree: Taree, Wingham, Coppernook, Harrigton, Tinonee, Old Bar
  • Forster: Forster, Gloucester, Green Point, Pacific Palms, Smiths Lake, Nabiac, Diamond Beach, Holidays Point, Tuncurry
  • Karuah: Stroud, Bulahdelah, Dungog

You don’t need to be a good dancer to attend, just have an interest in dance, want to learn more about your culture and are committed to attend the whole camp and perform at both events.

Places are limited. Only 30 students will be selected. Applications close Friday June 6 2014.


DOWNLOAD the application pack and return your completed application by 5pm Friday June 6 2014.

For more information, CALL 02 6658 1315 or EMAIL to [email protected]


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