Basecamp Program

BaseCamp® is an innovative anxiety program for children aged 7 to 12 years. Developed by Clinical Psychologist, Dr Kathryn Berry, and the Quirky Kid team, BaseCamp® draws on decades of experience, combining a sound theoretical cognitive-behavioural approach with effective, engaging and child-centred activities.

BaseCamp® is based in a fictional Australian National Park. Children are invited on a journey to explore themed settings, team up with a support crew of experienced guides and interact with park animals, all intended to help them tackle the challenges of managing and overcoming anxiety.

The program provides participants with a concise and engaging set of materials to help them build a repertoire of anxiety management skills and to support the development of essential social and emotional learning (SEL) skills for children aged 7 to 12 years.

The program covers

  • Understanding Worry, Anxiety, and its components.
  • Practice cognitive restructuring techniques to develop more realistic and helpful ways of thinking about the situations and events that make them anxious.
  • Implement guided graded exposure exercises to develop coping strategies and to develop more realistic views about overcoming worries.
  • Practice relaxation techniques to reduce overall arousal levels and the physiological tension typically associated with anxiety.
  • Learn relapse prevention techniques to consolidate on anxiety-management techniques and learn how to generate an action plan when difficulties are confronted.

Program Details

Conducted each school term, the program includes:

  • 4 fortnightly 2 hour sessions for a maximum of 6 participants.
  • Parent consultations (phone) before and after the program
  • A beautiful workbook featuring interactive activities, facts, fieldwork, and stories.
  • Email updates with key program content and suggestions for home and school

Essential information

  • Next Program – for children ages  7-8 years
  • Start Date: Week 1, Term 2, 2019
  • 4 fortnightly sessions
  • Time: Alternate Saturdays 1-3pm
  • Cost:  $740
  • Address: 4-5/33 Tallebudgera Creek Rd, West Burleigh, QLD 4219


If you are unsure if Basecamp is the right program for your child please contact us before booking

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