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Junior and youth


July Holiday Programme

Monday 3rd July – Classics Museum & Bowl
We’ll head to Hamilton for the day to visit the Classics Museum’s collection of beautiful old cars. We’ll finish with a round of ten pin bowling!

Tuesday 4th July – Tee Printing & Hot Pools
We’ll spend the day making our own customized t-shirt, jumper, or tote, then unwind in the Hot Pools for a chill afternoon in the Mount.

Wednesday 5th July – Bullswool & Ice cream
Let’s head to the Karangahake Gorge for the day to snuggle with some farm animals at Bullswool farm. We’ll finish off the day with some ice cream in Waihi Beach!

Thursday 6th July – Classic Flyers & Play
We’ll start the day with a crowd favourite, Classic Flyers! In the afternoon, we’ve been invited by Bay Venues to join them for an afternoon filled with active games!

Friday 7th July – Master Chef Challenge
Do you have what it takes to be a Master Chef? Spend the day with us and find out! This day is all about food and fun; with various games, cooking challenges, and of course, eating. This day is sure to
be a big hit for any food enthusiast.

$125 per day

Bowling and Dinner

Friday 1st September
5.30pm - 9.30pm

For dinner tonight we will eat some
delicious takeaways before heading off
to have some friendly competition at the bowling alley! How many pins can you knock over?


Youth and YA


15-35 YEARS

Rotorua Getaway

Monday 10th – Thursday 13th July

Rain or shine Rotorua has plenty of things to do! For these 4 days we’ll be staying in a beautiful house just outside of town; the perfect location to check out the local sights! The 3D Trick Art Gallery is heaps of fun so we’ll be sure to visit there too.


River Kayak Adventure

Saturday 26th August, 9am – 5pm

We will join the awesome guides from
Riverside Adventure on a 3-hour kayak
tour (with plenty of breaks) on the Waikato river. We will paddle up the Pokaiwhenua stream, through a lush
canyon and along Lake Karapiro.


Marvel Movie Night

Friday 15th September, 5pm - 9pm

Dress up as your favourite Marvel superhero or villain and join us for an action-packed night. We’ll play games, make our own pizzas, and watch one of
the more recent Marvel superhero movies.


McLaren Falls Short Break

Friday 18th - Sunday 20th August

Many of us have visited our local park, McLaren Falls, but have anyone spent the night? This weekend we will have exclusive use of the McLaren Falls hostel; a cosy, rustic wooden hut with bunk beds, a large kitchen, and an awesome view. We’ll spend the day exploring the park, playing frisbee golf, and of course
visiting the falls. Let’s go look for some glowworms, do some star gazing (if it’s a clear night), and roast some marshmallows around the fire.


Lad’s Club Farm Stay

Friday 8th – Sunday 10th September

Time for the lads to spend a weekend together! We’ll be staying at a farm in Waiterimu and we’ll visit Butterfly Creek in Auckland. We might get to see some crocs, tarantulas, and heaps of other cool animals!


All Ages


Christmas in July

Saturday 29th July, 1pm - 8pm

The days are shorter, the weather is colder, winter is here and so is Christmas. Let’s do like the Americans do and
have ourselves a winter Christmas! Put on your most festive jumper (or ugly Christmas sweater) and get ready
for a day of typical American Christmas activities, like building a gingerbread house, singing Christmas carols, and
cosying-up with a hot chocolate and Christmas movie. A roast dinner will also be included.


Treetops & Spa

Saturday 12th August, 9am - 5pm

A day spent in true Rotorua style! We’ll start it off with a walk through the beautiful Redwood treetops. In the
afternoon, we relax at the Polynesian Spa.



Silent Disco

Friday 22nd September, 5.30pm – 9.30pm

Not a fan of Taylor Swift? No worries! During a Silent Disco you can choose what music you are listening to! We will also host a Recreate Themed quiz on this fun night!



MOXIE Work Experience

MOXIE is a series of projects and work placements that
provide meaningful work experience that you could
get involved with!

MOXIE is part of Recreate’s strategy to develop further
midweek meaningful, skill based opportunities for Recreate’s
young people.

If you wish to express interest in these programmes
or want more info, please contact the team at

Oropi Horticulture

25th July – 19th September (9 weeks)
9am - 4pm each week

MOXIE community is our newest addition to the MOXIE
programme range. It is part of Recreate’s strategy to develop further midweek meaningful, skill-based opportunities for Recreate’s young people. This programme will be community-based and the group will be involved in activities and experiences
within their community. This will include voluntary days, community-based activities, educational day trips and visits to our own vegetable garden.

Cost: $1125

Life Skills
Cooking Module

3rd August – 21st September (8 weeks)
9am - 2pm each week

The Learning Module is an extension of our regular Life Skills programme and will offer topic-specific learning. Each module will have a different learning focus and will run one day per week throughout the term. This course will focus on cooking. The group will learn skills in the kitchen as we cook various types of food. Sign up for a delicious course! This course is designed for those who have finished school, or who are in their final years. The group will consist of up to 4 young people.

If you wish to express interest in this 8-week programme, or if you would like further information then please contact Sophie at


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