Every year thirty kids and teenagers across the Coffs Coast get to explore the creative and performing arts through our scholarship program.

The 2020 Camp Creative scholarship program is now open for kids and teens aged five to eighteen, living in the Coffs City, Nambucca and Bellingen Shires. 

The scholarships offer an opportunity to participate in a week of fun learning in the creative and performing arts. They’ll get five full days of creativity across a range of course options, including music, visual art, singing, drama, dance, craft and more!



Camp Creative runs January 13 -17 2020 in the beautiful town of Bellingen. There are over eighty-two courses, with thirteen just for kids and teens, and many adult courses open to teens aged 14+.

Campers can develop their painting skills, play guitar or woodwind, discover their inner actor, release their singing voice, shimmy in a Bollywood dance or get hands-on with a hammer and chisel - and so much more!


Scholarship recipients will receive a full-day youth course.  This includes entry to a week of free concerts and events, with a highlight performance by internationally acclaimed concert pianist David Helfgott.

Some courses have some additional costs for materials, which are not included in the scholarship.

Please note: Due to the limited number of scholarships, there is no guarantee that applicants will be awarded a scholarship.




  • Must be aged 5 – 18 years and live in the Coffs Harbour City, Bellingen or Nambucca Shires.
  • Able to provide own transportation.
  • If under 15, can be supervised by a parent or guardian during lunchtimes, or use the Camp Creative childcare service.



Look at our website, to see what courses are available. Young people aged 12+ may be able to attend some adult courses.

Select the course that you would most like to attend. As some courses may be full, please select three other courses you would also like to attend.


Download the PDF application form below, and return via email to or mail to Camp Creative PO Box 561, Bellingen NSW 2454.

2020 Scholarship Application


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Creative scholarships close this Friday!

Creative scholarships close this Friday!


This year we’re offering thirty full scholarships for kids and teens aged five to eighteen. If you’re living in the Coffs, Nambucca and Bellingen Shires, you can apply – but applications close 5.00 pm Friday 23 August!

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