JUNIOR AND YOUTH

Holiday Programme

July

These Holiday Programme days are in combination with the youth and they go for the whole day, 9am-4.30pm 

The drop off and pick up location is at Recreate in Halswell unless a prior drop off/pick up point is arranged. 

1 carer support day + $20 deposit 

Monday 13th July – Painting and Mini Golf 

Join us for a creative morning as we paint some master pieces, and while those dry off, we will head to mini golf for some more fun! 

Tuesday 14th July – Orana Wildlife Park and Movie with Hot Chocolates 

Enjoy the morning with us exploring Orana Wildlife park and seeing some amazing animals! Then we will head back to the Hub for a warm cosy afternoon watching a movie and having hot chocolates – yum! 

Clip n’ Climb 

Saturday 22nd August 

9am-1pm 

We’re headed back to Clip n’ Climb! Get excited for a morning of thrilling climbing on the rock wall at the local YMCA. 

½ Carer Support + $10 deposit 

Recreate at the Pools!

Saturday 19th September 

If this winter weather has got you down join us for a day at the pools and let’s go swimming! If you are in the youth age category, you can spend the whole day with us as we go to Burgers and Bowling in the evening. 

½ carer support + $10 deposit 

 

YOUTH

Holiday Programme 

July

These programmes go for the whole day, 9am-4.30pm.

 

The drop off and pick up location is at Recreate in Halswell arranged. 

July Programme

 

Monday 13th July – Painting and Mini Golf 

Join us for a creative morning as we paint some master pieces, and while those dry off, we will head to mini golf for some more fun! 

Tuesday 14th July – Orana Wildlife Park and  Movie with Hot Chocolates 

Enjoy the morning with us exploring Orana Wildlife park and seeing some amazing animals! Then we will head back to the Hub for a warm cosy afternoon watching a movie and having hot chocolates – yum! 

*Wednesday 15th July – Winter Wonderland! International Antarctic Centre and Ice Skating 

Come learn about Antarctica! We will be exploring the very interactive International Antarctic Centre in the morning. Then, heading to Alpine Ice to try some exciting ice skating in the afternoon. 

Thursday 16th July – Cat Café and Tie Dye 

Today we will go visit this city’s first cat café to spend some time with all their different types of cats, and then come back to the Hub for a creative afternoon of Tie Dying your very own shirt. 

 

Friday 17th July – Hanmer Springs Pools Day! 

What a way to end the week, relaxing in the hot springs! Join us for a day trip to Hanmer Springs, where we can support the main attraction in beautiful Hanmer. *Please note: pick up at 6pm due to longer drive time 

1 day carer support + $20 deposit (*except Wednesday 15th July which has a $30 deposit due to higher activity cost) 

 

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS

Hanmer Springs Youth Camp 

7th – 10th July 

Come and join us on this amazing Youth Camp at Hanmer springs! This programme is jam packed with mountain biking, star gazing, day hikes and bathing in the hot pools. Don’t miss out, send us your booking request to this epic camp Asap!! 

4 carer support days + $170 deposit (includes $20 transport fee) 

Adrenaline Forest and Movie Afternoon 

Saturday 25th July - 9.30am-5.30pm 

 

We will be spending this morning testing your limits on the rope courses at Adrenaline Forest! Then we will come back to the hub for a movie on the projector and a hot chocolate to warm up. Disclaimer: participants need to be comfortable with some heights, and a Risk Disclosure form will need to be signed 

1 day carer support + $40 deposit 

Ski and Snowboard 
Day Trip 

Saturday 29th August 

Nothing is better than a day trip with some friends to the Mt. Hutt mountains! Join us for a fun day of snow sports and hot chocolates in perfect winter weather. 

 

Skiing or snowboarding: 1 day carer support + $95 deposit (includes chairlift, gear hireage and tutor support) 

Toboggan only: 1 day carer support + $20 deposit 

Arthur’s Pass Short Break 

4th – 6th September 

It is time to head to the mountains! Come join us for a relaxing short break away from the city. We will be exploring the area, enjoying each other’s company, and soaking up the view of the snow-capped mountains. 

3 carer support days + $120 deposit 

Snow Sports Adventure Weekend 

31st July – 3rd August 

Come Join us for an adventure packed weekend in the snow! We will take on Mt. Hutt with our friends as we learn and practice the basics of our favourite snow sports. This 4-day adventure will be one to remember. 

4 carer support days + $180 deposit 

Dunedin Getaway 

7th - 10th August 

It’s time to explore Dunedin and the Otago region! We will visit some exciting different things in the area. Highlights will be the Moeraki boulders, the Albatross Colony, famous Tunnel Beach, and many more! 

4 carer support days + $150 deposit 

Twizel Short Break 

14th – 16th August 

It’s time to head up to the magical Mackenzie district. This is a chance to catch up with friends while exploring the local sights! We will be day tripping to Aoraki and Lake Pukaki. This is the perfect trip for those who love to take photos and enjoy the tourist trail! 

3 carer support days + $120 deposit 

Burgers and Bowling 

Saturday 19th September 

Burgers and Bowling is always a hit with Recreate! Join us for an urban night out where we enjoy some burgers and pins with our best mates. 

½ day carer support + $30 deposit 

TERM 4
Recreate National Ball Getaway  

Friday 6th November – Sunday 8th November 

Do you like dancing?!! This getaway we will be traveling up to Auckland to show off your dance moves at the inaugural Recreate National Ball! While we are up in Auckland we will also go sightseeing and explore what Tāmaki Makau Rau has to offer us. 

3 carer support days + $170 deposit + flights (includes Ball ticket) 

 

Mid Week Opportunities 

Moxie 
MOXIE stands for Meaningful Opportunities X’ing Into Employment.

MOXIE is a series of projects that provide meaningful work experience for participants. In Christchurch, this now includes the Vege Plot – development and ongoing maintenance of a market garden.

 

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

If you wish to express interest in these programmes or want more info, please contact Sally at sally@recreate.org.nz

MOXIE: Market Garden Term 3

Tuesdays, 21st July-22nd September (10 weeks) 

MOXIE days are awesome! These days combine learning how to manage a market garden, teamwork and developing new skills which will help when it comes to looking for work. Please note: we require a minimum of 4 participants to run this programme. 

 

5 carer support days + $100 deposit 

Farm to Plate Module 

Thursdays, 23rd of July – 24th September (10 weeks) 

The farm to plate module teaches us how we turn the produce we grow into food we eat. In this module we will teach basic kitchen skills along with teaching creative ways for us to use excess produce we grow. Please note: we require a minimum of 4 participants to run this programme. 

5 carer support days + $100 deposit 

HEAD OFFICE

 

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Epsom

Auckland 1023

P: +64 09 638 5364

E: info@recreate.org.nz

PO BOX

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Mt Eden

Auckland 1349

New Zealand

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