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CHRISTCHURCH

JUNIOR AND YOUTH / 10-25 YEARS

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October Holiday Programme
Starting and finishing from Halswell Community Hub:
381 Halswell Road
Halswell

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Thursday 6th October – Inflatable World and Movie
A whole playground made of bouncy castle to explore in the morning, followed by an afternoon at the movies.


Friday 7th October – Putterland and Sensory Crafts
A morning of magic at glow in the dark mini golf followed by a creative afternoon making our own sensory bottles and more.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

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December Holiday Programme
Starting and finishing from Halswell Community Hub:
381 Halswell Road
Halswell

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Monday 19th December – Akaroa Alpacas
Lets visit the Alpaca farm in Akaroa and get up close with these friendly creatures.


Tuesday 20th December – Lets Pick and Putt
Challenge yourself on an exciting mini putt course and then pick your own delicious berries.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

Burgers and Bowling

Thursday 20th October
4–8pm


Join us for a marvellous evening with friends at the bowling alley, followed by our favourite dinner treat, burgers!


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

Crafternoon Surprise!

Saturday 5th November


Join us for a fun filled crafternoon surprise! Unleash your creativity and enjoy an afternoon with friends.


½ carer support day + $15 deposit

Cosy Christmas

Friday 2nd December
4.30-8.30pm


If big Christmas parties aren’t you’re thing, join us for this chilled-out evening of Christmas cheer and classic Christmas fun.


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

 
 

YOUTH / 15-25 YEARS

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October Holiday Programme 
Starting and finishing from Halswell Community Hub:
381 Halswell Road
Halswell

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Monday 3rd October – Hot Pools and Mini Putt
To start this October Holiday Programme, make sure you bring your swimwear for this active day out in the city! First up, lets stay warm in the hot pools. Then we will head over to Mini Putt for some friendly competition.


Tuesday 4th October – Quail Island
All aboard to Quail Island! This very special spot in Lyttelton Harbour boasts great walking tracks and views, and we can’t wait to take you there.


Wednesday 5th October – Bounce and Bowling
Launch yourself high at Launchpad before getting in the zone at Zone Bowling.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

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December Holiday Programme 
Starting and finishing from Halswell Community Hub:
381 Halswell Road
Halswell

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Wednesday 14th December – MoveX and Movies
Check out the latest release in our own private theatre at Hoyts EntX. In the afternoon get jumping at MoveX!


Thursday 15th December – Hanmer Springs
Get out of the city and enjoy a day at Hanmer Springs Pools! Enjoy the hot water, speed down the slides and float down the lazy river.


Friday 16th December – Halswell Holidays
Celebrate the end of the year with a visit to Halswell pool, a picnic at Halswell park and some fun and games in Halswell Hub.

 

1 carer support day + $20 deposit

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS

15-35 YEARS

Boyle River Youth Camp
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Tuesday 11th – Friday 14th October


Join us on the Boyle River camp, situated between the mountain ranges. There will be plenty of fun activities including learning some bush skills, climbing ropes, roasting marshmallows on the campfire and of course we will be holding our camp talent show!


4 carer support days + $240 deposit

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Kaikoura Midweek Short
Break

Wednesday 19th October – Friday 21st October


Short Breaks are all about hanging out, taking it easy and getting in some much needed relaxation. Kaikoura is the perfect place for this chilled-out trip.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Let’s Go Tramping
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Thursday 17th November –
Saturday 19th November


We’re heading to the top of the Port Hills for
this Seeking Summits Adventure. For the first night, we will be carrying all our own gear and sleeping in the Packhorse hut. We will spend the second night in Lyttleton, with a dinner out to celebrate our achievement.

 

*Please note: a good level of fitness is required*


2.5 carer support days + $180 deposit

Lads Lake Brunner
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LADS CLUB

18th – 20th November


Lake Brunner is the largest lake in the West Coast region of New Zealand. This is a great area with beautiful views for the Lads to get out and explore with recreational activities such, as walking or having a picnic.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

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Film and Feast

Thursday 27th October
5pm–9pm


Let’s head out on the town! We will have a
delicious dinner in the city, followed by the latest flick at Hoyts, this is one not to miss!


½ carer support day + $30 deposit

Geraldine Retreat

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28th – 30th October


We’re heading inland to the little town home to the famous Barkers range for this fun and relaxing Short Break. There will be plenty of nature walks, tasty food and exploring! Don’t miss this awesome weekend!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

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GIRLS CLUB
Girls Hanmer Getaway

4th November – 6th November


Hanmer is one of our most popular destinations and its not hard to see why! Join this girls-only trip and enjoy a weekend of swimming, sliding and so
much fun.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

National Ball Getaway

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25th – 27th November


Fly up to Auckland with us for the incredibly exciting Recreate National Ball. Our accommodation at YMCA in central Auckland gives us plenty of options to see the city before putting our dancing shoes on for the big night!


3 carer support days + $200 deposit + flights (includes ball ticket)

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Sumner Getaway

2nd – 4th December


Let’s start off summer by the beach! Join us for a weekend of relaxing and fun with friends. There will be plenty of ice cream, swimming and delicious food! Don’t forget your togs!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

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10 Year Anniversary /
Christmas Party

Saturday 10th December


Get your jingle bells on for this oh Holy night! All we want for Christmas is you to come along and sing a Christmas carol, or two! It will be a double celebration this festive season as we celebrate 10 years of Recreate NZ in Christchurch too!


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

 
 

Mid Week Opportunities

15-35 YEARS

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. We also have a group who explore employment in the Careers Club.

 

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 christchurch@recreate.org.nz

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Life Skills Module
Cooking Round the World
 

Tuesdays, 18th October – 6th December
8-week course (9am-1pm)


Cooking Around the World is fun cooking class that focuses on
learning about cuisines from many different countries. We will be
testing some of recipes from these countries out each week!


*Please note: we require a minimum of 4 participants to run this
programme.


Total: 4 carer support days + $160 deposit
Each day: ½ carer support + $20 per day

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MOXIE – Halswell Vege Plot

 

Tuesdays, 18th October – 6th December
8-week course (10am – 3pm)


MOXIE days are awesome! These days out at our vege plot
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.


Total: 4 carer support days + $120 deposit
Each day: ½ carer support + $15 per day

Life Skills Module
Meat Free Meals

Thursdays, 20th October – 8th December
8-week course (9am-1pm)


More and more people are choosing to eat less meat and more
plant-based food. Learn how you could do this too. In Meat-free
Meals, we will choose our favourite meals (think burgers, nachos,
lasagna), and learn to cook them ourselves; without meat!


Total: 4 carer support days + $160 deposit
Each day: ½ carer support + $20 per day

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Moxie Community

Thursdays, 20th October – 8th December
8-week course (10am-2pm)


Join us for an exciting new midweek programme called MOXIE
Community. This programme will be focused on doing all sorts of
things about engaging in our community. This could be things like
volunteering, attending a local market, going to a local gym class,
etc. The group will have a planning session on week 1 to decide
what the term will look like.


Total: 4 carer support days + $140 deposit
Each day: ½ carer support + $15 per day

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