Kinchant OEC is located approximately 40 km's west of Mackay heading towards the Pioneer Valley. Our Centre takes advantage of Kinchant Dam for many of our water based activities which is accessible from the Centre via a 5 min walk.


Kinchant OEC is a Department of Education and Training funded facility that is dedicated to providing a safe, educationally enriched environment for schools to utilize either on day visits or residential camps. Our key curriculum focus ties in with the General Capabilities of the Australian Curriculum with many of our programs looking at Critical and Creative Thinking and Personal and Social Capability by promoting teamwork, leadership and resilience.


Kinchant OEC teaching staff collaboratively design, with visiting teachers, a sequence of learning activities that are ideal for achieving the intended learning outcomes. we work with you to obtain the best results from your students.


Mission Statement:

Kinchant OEC provides inspiration through challenging endeavors to support student learning promoting future growth.