Welcome to SOS Childrens Villages Australia

Our Global Mission

We are the world’s largest charity for orphaned and abandoned children. Together with our supporters, we have been helping the world’s most vulnerable children and families for over 65 years in more than 125 countries.  We were founded in Europe in 1949 to give long-term security and care to children who had lost their homes or families in the Second World War. We now continue this work worldwide, and as a non-denominational and apolitical charity we always respect the religions and cultures of the local community.

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Clayton Bay Camp

Our Refuge for Children

The Clayton Bay Camp is a purpose built children's holiday and aquatic adventure camp built on a 5 hectare (12 acre) property with direct frontage to Lake Alexandrina at Clayton Bay, approx 90 Kilometres South of Adelaide.

The camp comprises live-in accommodation for 70 children and staff with a large activities building, a dining hall, with adjoining kitchen, five separate bunk rooms, an adjacent shower and toilet block, and another six brick bunkhouses.

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  • International Assembly 2016

    Every four years all of the national associations of SOS Children’s Villages International (some 122…

  • Happy Camper

    April school holidays are a busy time for our Clayton Bay Camp (CBC). The first…