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Tough Guy Book Club Camp

Each year, a committee of stalwart Goons gathers forces and plans an epic four-day gathering at scenic locations across Victoria, Australia. Tough Guy Book Club Camp is a weekend of flying axes, bonfires, beer, hikes, whiskey-tasting, talking shite and meeting up with Goons from across the country. Maybe even one day the globe!

TGBC Camp 2024 is on the horizon!

So why come to camp

Because camp is bloody awesome, that's why! Your ticket covers the cost of accommodation, food, beer and a bunch of activities that we’ll put on too.

When and where to buy a ticket?

Ticket sales are open now and can be purchased from here. Tickets cost $500 and can be paid for in instalments of $50. This means you can buy a full ticket over a total of 10x instalments. For non-Victorian Goons, the total number of instalments required will be reduced as part of the travel subsidy. Discount details are available in the FAQs below.


Dates: 8 March - 11 March 2024

Campsite: Licola Wilderness Village

Location: Jamieson-Licola Rd, Licola VIC 3858

Returning once more to Victoria’s southeast along the mighty Macalister River, camp will be a short three-hour drive from Melbourne and full of adventure, sunshine, river swims and more!

Tickets Now On Sale!

A History of TGBC Camps

Camp of the River Lizard (2023) - Licola, VIC
Camp of the Misty Mountain (2022) - Howmans Gap, VIC
Camp of the Sunburnt River (2022) - Licola, VIC
Camp of the Misty River (2019) - Alexandra, VIC
Camp of the Southern Shore (2018) - Airey's Inlet, VIC
Camp of the Frost Lake (2017) - Nillahcootie, VIC
Camp of the Broken Axe (2016) - Halls Gap, VIC



Ticket sales generally open 8 months before camp and can be purchased from our store link on this page. If you have remaining instalments, you will be emailed a secure payment link to continue purchasing tickets when sales close, generally 2 months before camps. Final payments are usually due one month before camps and we’ll make sure to let you know to confirm a date. See the full ticket sales Terms and Conditions.

Each year we create an event page on Facebook for interested and attending Goons. This is the best place to ask questions, connect with others coming to camp and stay up to date with the latest camp information. Find the latest event here: TGBC Camp 2024!

If you are travelling interstate, we have calculated discounts based on average flight costs from major cities. The table below has the discount costs and total tickets required to purchase to attend camp if travelling from these Chapter locations. This means that the total number of instalments required have been reduced as part of the subsidy and not returned as a refund on full purchases.

Sydney $100 8
Gold Coast $150 7
Brisbane $150 7
Hobart $100 8
Perth $200 6
Adelaide $100 8
Rockhampton $200 6
Canberra $150 7
Launceston $100 8

Awesome, find the camp event on Facebook (linked above) and post them there. We’ll be sure to answer as much as we can as soon as we can. Hell, we might even add it to this page if it's a great one to help out other Goons.

Event link not available yet and you still have questions? Send them to us at [email protected]