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Show Camp

The scoop on Ekka life

Show Camp is an incredible opportunity for junior journalists to report on life at Ekka - by living at Ekka!

2017 will be Show Camp's 89th year and the 26th edition of the Ekka Courier. 

The Camp provides an opportunity for students to:

  • Develop skills in the areas of digital media and news writing
  • Be involved in group and individual work -  in planning, researching, writing & editing news stories, and recording & editing electronic media
  • Enjoy the activities of Ekka
  • Meet new friends

Getting into Show Camp

The Brisbane Show Camp is a partnership program of Education Queensland and the Royal National Association of Queensland, the Brisbane EKKA.

Students from Queensland State Schools in Year 6 can nominate for selection to attend the Show Camp. A maximum of 20 students are selected each year to live in at the EKKA and become involved in media activities – news writing, photography, video and podcasting to capture the activities and the experiences of the Show.

For enquiries regarding Show Camp or to nominate students for this year's camp please contact Brisbane Urban Environmental Education Centre on or 07 3552 7111.

Download Ekka Courier Edition 1
Download Ekka Courier Edition 2
Download Ekka Courier Edition 3