South Australian school leavers are making their final preparations before traveling to the Fleurieu Peninsula, with the last school exams taking place today. This November marks the 18th year that Encounter Youth has coordinated the Schoolies Festival™ with Principal Partner, the Motor Accident Commission (MAC) and we urge school leavers to stay connected. Read More
Now is the time to download the free schoolies smartphone app. Are you ready to find out about how helpful the app really is? This is your complete guide to all you need to know to prepare and enjoy your Schoolies Festival™ weekend. Are you ready? Read More
Have you planned your transport for Schoolies Festival™, Victor Harbor? Whether you live in metropolitan Adelaide or regional SA, here is the information you need to know to get you and your mates to the festival.
It doesn’t matter where you’re staying along the Fleurieu Peninsula, Encounter Youth together with the Schoolies Festival™ Principal Partner, the Motor Accident Commission are providing the Free MAC Schoolies Festival™ Bus Service from Adelaide to the Fleurieu and shuttle buses along the coast for the entire weekend. Read More
You will need to get your hands on your very own Schoolies Festival™ ticket with our Principal Partner the Motor Accident Commission for this year’s celebrations at Victor Harbor in South Australia. Since 1999, Encounter Youth have been responding to school leaver celebrations here in South Australia. We are excited to share with you 2 key tips to ensuring you have the time of your life over the weekend.
Tip #1 | Buy Your Schoolies Festival™ Ticket
It’s time to get organised and buy your official Schoolies Festival™ ticket now. The Encounter Youth website is the place to go for tickets to Schoolies Festival™ – Victor Harbor, South Australia. Here you will find all of the information you need to know about buying a festival ticket and what this ticket will get you. Read More
Are you starting to feel nervous about where you are going to stay for your accommodation in Victor Harbor? Schoolies Festival™ is just around the corner but before you get too concerned, we’d encourage you to take a quick peek at our tips for getting smart with your accommodation in Victor Harbor. Read More
It’s that time of year…time to think about booking schoolies! Term 4 will be done in a flash and then it’s time to celebrate! Are you ready?
We’ve put together this handy list of all the things you need to consider when you’re planning your amazing, well-deserved celebrations! Read More
Let me introduce you to the beautiful souls that want you to have your very best Festival experience ever! In this blog we’ll be sharing with you some of their very top schoolies tips.
Encounter Youth volunteers come to us from Christian communities all over the state, keen to make your Festival the best and safest it can be. They play so many roles over the weekend! They hook you up with your wristband, help you on stage in the Club Tent for a crazy, fun, dancing experience, provide fun hangout spots in many of the main accommodation sites and are on every bus making sure you get to and from the Festival in a safe way. That’s only the tip of the iceberg so to speak (we even have teams dedicated solely to picking up rubbish and keeping the toilet blocks safe and tidy for you). In this blog we’re going to share with you their top schoolies tips they want to impart to you as you prepare.
Can you imagine how it would feel to DJ in front of your mates and thousands of other school leavers at one of South Australia’s biggest celebrations of the year? Callum Reid can. Callum was in the graduating class of 2014 when he entered the ‘Battle of the Schoolies DJ’s’ competition. He was selected as one of the winners and had the chance to play a 30 minute set on the ‘Music Bowl’ stage – an open air venue where his peers partied to his beats under the stars. What a way to launch your music career!
We got in touch with Callum to find out a bit about how it all went down at Victor Harbor in 2014 and where the music world has taken him since. Read More
Schoolies Festival™ leads the way in young people’s safety across Australia
Chief Executive Officer Nigel Knowles says, “Encounter Youth and our 650 volunteers are well prepared to coordinate the 17th annual Schoolies Festival™ with our Principal Partner, the Motor Accident Commission (MAC) to support school leavers to celebrate safely.”