SisterWorks at Somers 2016

What an incredible first experience as a volunteer! I had the chance to take part in SisterWorks​ at Somers earlier this month, and met many strong connected women – the volunteers with a golden heart who guided me through my first program, and the Sisters entrepreneurs who are dreaming big for their family and their business. Friday […]


Empowerme 2016

Looking back over the last few years it is clear that, like many of our current and new programs, Empowerme has continued to flourish and grow. In just 4 years we have expanded to 3 days covering Melbourne, Geelong and Ballarat and this program marked our largest yet. The overarching theme of the program this […]

SailAway Camp – September 2016

SailAway is a camp for teens from a refugee background. For the September Camp we are partnered with the City of Casey, English as a Second Language (ESL) program. SailAway provides a weekend of fun and unique experiences which promote social connectedness and create a sense of belonging and identity to help participants adjust to […]

A Tribute to Hutch

“Oh what lucky people we are to have shared the life of Peter William Hutchinson within our precious Fellowship of Somers… How fortunate indeed are we to have had our lives enriched by this true man of Power House. A veritable power house in himself Hutchy was a pillar on which our Somers community was […]

RENT Review

The Lord Somers Camp and Power House (LSC&PH) Power House Thespian Guild’s (PTG) recent production of RENT was an outstanding success; a credit to all those involved, and a delight for those who experienced the show as a member of the audience. The return of Pete Robert (1978 Red) as a Director of this PTG […]

Mental Health First Aid Training – My Reflection

When your next scrolling through the calendar on the Lord Somers Camp and Powerhouse (LSC&PH) website or reading through ‘No Rest News’, to potentially decide on what leadership or life skill building training session is on offer to do next, there is one I think you can’t go past. It’s as instrumental and life changing […]

My Weekend of Wellness

I am probably not the type of person one would expect to come across at a wellness weekend.  You are more likely to find me munching on a pop-tart for breakfast than a chia seed pudding, and the only downward facing dog in my life is a little Maltese Shih Tzu vacuuming up any discarded […]

A Celebration of the Power House Auxiliary

On Tuesday, 19th July we celebrated the Power House Auxiliary Group and, in particular, Jeanette Jones, who has been President of the Power House Auxiliary for almost 28 years and as well as being known for her infamous sponge cake, is known equally as well for her kind-hearted generosity throughout her Lord Somers Camp and […]

Gunyeru Wat-Wanik Art Exhibition and Market

On the evening of Wednesday the 6th of July, we gathered at Power House during NAIDOC week for the Gunyeru Wat-Wanik Art Exhibition and Market. Lord Somers Camp and Power House (LSC&PH) member Isaac Young had the dream to share his Indigenous Culture with our LSC&PH Community during this special week, and so with the […]