GIANTS coming to Canberra for community camp

The AFL Community Camp program returns this year to what it was pre-COVID, with AFL clubs scheduled to visit regional communities around the country throughout February and early March, ahead of the 2023 Toyota AFL Premiership Season.

For the past two years, AFL clubs have conducted community camps virtually because of the pandemic. This year, more than 700 AFL players will be back visiting communities, meeting fans and inspiring the next generation in person.


The GIANTS will be hitting the road in Canberra and NSW on 23 and 24 February, giving thousands of community footy players, Auskickers and school kids the chance to rub shoulders with elite footballers.

Players past and present from AFL Canberra are invited to attend their clubs on Thursday evening to meet GIANTS players.


Tap on the tabs below to check out the club’s schedule.


GIANTS in Canberra 23-25 February
Canberra 23 February (6pm-7pm)

Belconnen Cats and Belconnen Magpies @ Jamison Oval

Queanbeyan Tigers @ Steve Mauger Oval

Weston Creek Wildcats @ Stirling Oval

Eastlake Juniors @ Kingston Oval

Marist JFC @ Phillip Oval

Ainslie Tricolours @ Alan Ray Oval

Gungahlin Jets @ Amaroo

Tuggeranong Valley @ Kambah Oval

Canberra 24 February

The playing group will visit more than 25 schools on Friday, 24 February meeting around 2,500 students!

Captain’s run (training) @ 2pm, Alan Ray Oval

Canberra 25 February

FREE Fan Day and Intra club match from 9:45am, Alan Ray Oval.

The super-sized Canberra Community Camps culminates with a signing session at Alan Ray Oval on Saturday afternoon, following an intra-club practice match. Don’t miss the big big fun of the GIANTS fan zone, featuring awesome kid’s activities and entertainment for the whole family. There’ll be face painting, balloon twisting, GIANT inflatables, and a live performance by DJ Sue. 

More details about all the goings on here.

Cootamundra 24 February

Players will visit three schools in Cootamundra, meeting more than 600 students.

Batemans Bay 24 February

Players will visit three schools in and around Batemans Bay, meeting around 750 students.