Explode and Blast 2 Week Package

  • Date

    10-22 December 2017
  • Time

    Arrival from 10:30am Sunday and departure 1:30pm Friday.
    Late pickup option available until 5pm for an additional $15.
  • Age

    Grades 7-11
  • Location

    Luther Heights Youth Camp
    1592 David Low Way
    Coolum Beach QLD 4573
$1340 per camper

Bookings have now closed. Bookings for next year will be opening soon. To be added to a contact list call our team on 3511 4080.

Prices inclusive of GST.  $15 discount per camper for two or more camper siblings living at the same address and booked in the same cart for the same event. Earlybird registrations ended 6 November. Payment plans available. Registrations close 27 November 2017.

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We're offering the opportunity for campers to take up the challenge of experiencing both Explode AND Blast!

This two camp package also includes accommodation and meals over the weekend between camps, some planned activities as well as the chance to chill out around the beautiful campsite with the leaders and maybe even head down the beach for a swim! It's a great time to recharge the batteries, ready for another full on week of fun!

Director Team

Luke Borgert

Luke was born and raised in the suburb of Mount Gravatt in the south-side of Brisbane. He attends Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Rochedale and is very connected to Redeemer Lutheran College where he went school. Luke is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Queensland and works for a solicitor’s office in Spring Hill (where he’s in charge of coffee orders!). Luke also works as an In-School Trainer with Lutheran Youth of Queensland, volunteers for Red Frogs during schoolies week, is a leader with Our Saviour Youth and a leader at LYQ camps for nearly four years!

Dallan Lieschke

Dallan is from Coolum on the Sunshine Coast and attends Immanuel Lutheran Church in Buderim. He is a Programs Team Leader at Luther Heights Youth Camp and has volunteered for 12 years at holiday camps and has directed for 5 years at Summer Camp.


Camper letter

Our team can't wait to meet our 2017 Combo campers! Here is a copy of the Combo camper letter for our incredible campers.

Over the two weeks you'll have an awesome time with a bunch of great leaders playing games around the campsite and at the beautiful Coolum beach as well as participating in a variety of activities.  Don't miss out on a second of the fun! Check out the what you will experience on both Explode and Blast and register today to secure your place!  

Transport options

 There will be bus pickups from Ipswich, Rochedale and Murrumba Downs, making it super easy to get your children to camp. See below for more details.

Other Details

Bus Transport

$49.00 return (incl. GST)

Pick up/Drop-off Locations:

Prince of Peace Lutheran College (20 Rogers Parade W Everton Park)

Good News Lutheran School (49 Horizon Drive, Middle Park)

St Johns Lutheran Church Ipswich (32 Roderick St Ipswich)

Our Saviour Lutheran Church Rochedale (745 Rochedale Rd Rochedale)

Living Faith Lutheran School Murrumba Downs (Brays Rd Murrumba Downs)

Here is a copy of the final bus timetable.


Registered Child Care Provider

Lutheran Youth of Queensland is a ‘Registered Child Care Provider’. This allows families who are eligible to receive a rebate through Centrelink. to find out more about this rebate, please visit the Family Assist website. (Receipts for claiming are sent out after camp has concluded.)

Church subsidy

Some churches have registered with LYQ to obtain a code to provide subsidy to their young people. Please chat to your pastor/youth leader about a subsidy code and amount.

Buchholz Estate Scholarship Fund

The Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District (LCAQD) can provide financial assistance to eligible individuals to attend a Lutheran Youth of Queensland camp. To be eligible to apply, applicants must live within the boundaries of the Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District, be unable to pay camp registration fees and be of secondary school age. For more information and to apply, please talk to the pastor or chairperson of your local Lutheran congregation, or the principal of your local Lutheran school or college.

Payment Plan

We are more than happy to help make coming to camp a reality. Please contact us to talk about your personal situation and organise a payment plan. To secure your booking, we do ask that an inital 10 percent deposit is made at the time of booking.  

There'll be some awesome t-shirts, hoodies and caps available for purchase.

T-Shirt: $24 (incl. GST T-shirts.  Selected sizes are available and can be selected when booking in for camp. To check the design, size and measurements of the t-shirt, click here

Hoodie: This year we will also be offering a hoodie for $45 for a no zip fleece hoodie! To check the design, size and measurements of the hoodie, click here

Cap: This year we are offering caps all year round. Here is a picture of the style and design of cap (trucker style).