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CHRISTCHURCH

JUNIOR AND YOUTH / 10-25 YEARS

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

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Thursday 22nd July – Flip-out and Farm Tour
Burn all of your energy at flip out trampoline arena in the morning, then we will head to Glenlothian Farm to hang out with some furry friends.
Friday 23rd July – Akaroa and Alpaca’s
Join us for an awesome day out exploring Akaroa and the surrounds, with a visit to our friends at the Shamarra Alpaca Farm.

 

1 carer support day + $20 deposit 

Brunch and Board games

Saturday 28th August
9.00am – 1.00pm


Come and join us as we head out to a local cafe for brunch! After having some great food, we will be challenging each other to our favourite board games!


½ carer support day + $10 deposit

Hoyts and Hot Choccies

Saturday 14th August
9.00am – 1.00pm


We are going to Hoyts for a viewing of one of the latest movies, and then headed to a local café for a delicious hot chocolate!
 

½ carer support day + $20 deposit

On Your Bike!

Saturday 4th September
9.00am – 1.00pm


Join us for a fun morning with friends exploring McLean’s Forest on our bikes, which we will hire on site. Please note a certain level of fitness and ability is preferable.


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

 

YOUTH / 15-25 YEARS

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

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Monday 19th July – Minigolf and Moana Musical*
Come and join us for a morning of our favourite game – minigolf! Then we will head to the Court Theatre for their latest Moana production.


Tuesday 20th July – Hot Pools and Hoyts
In the morning we will hang out at He Puna Taimoana in New Brighton, then head to the cinema for the latest flick.


Wednesday 21st July – Journey and Jet Boat
Join us for a journey into the Canterbury high country. We will explore the Rakaia Gorge on foot, and then enjoy an exciting jetboat ride.

 

1 carer support day + $20 deposit
*Monday $30 deposit due to higher activity cost

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Lake Coleridge Short Break

27th – 29th August


This will be a fun and relaxing weekend away with friends, enjoying the scenery of the Lake Coleridge area. There might even be some snow! This one is just for the youth only so if you are a teenager or early school leaver, this could be for
you.

 

3 carer support days + $120 deposit

 

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS

15-35 YEARS

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Marlborough Sounds
5 Day 
Getaway

21st – 25th July


We are going to spend a few days exploring the Marlborough Sounds and the Picton Area. Join us for a great end to the school holiday break with a relaxing visit to this beautiful area.
 

5 carer support days + $280 deposit

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Nelson 4 Day Getaway

5th – 8th August


We are heading further afield to spend some time in the beautiful Nelson! With stunning accommodation and all the fun and excitement of the Nelson area at our doorstep this will be a great four days away with friends.


4 carer support days + $150 deposit

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Kaikoura Mid-week Short Break

Wednesday, 1st – Friday 3rd September


We’re headed away for another mid-week short break, and this time to Kaikoura. We will be relaxing with our friends and exploring the area,
and maybe treating ourselves to the famous Kaikoura fish and chips!


3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Okarito 4 Day Getaway
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9th – 12th September


Recreate is heading to the West Coast! Okarito is a beautiful coastal lagoon, which we will explore by boat. We will also check out
the surrounding area of Franz Josef. This one is not to be missed!


4 carer support days + $180 deposit

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Mackenzie Lads Club Getaway

17th - 19th September


We’ll be heading away on a Lads trip only to the beautiful Mackenzie country! We will be meeting up with some of the girls from Recreate who will be on a different trip in the same area, as well as exploring around Lake Tekapo.


3 carer support days + $120 deposit

First Friday Quiz Night
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Friday 30th July


Let’s get together for the first Friday of the new term to bring in one of our epic Recreate Quiz nights! We will be splitting up into teams and
we will see who knows the best answers to our carefully crafted questions. Dinner will be
provided!

 

½ carer support day + $20 deposit

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Skiing Adventure

19th – 22nd August


We’re heading to the hills for our annual skiing trip! This year we’re changing it up by having some
of the Auckland youth and young adults join us for their chance to experience the South Island
powder. This will be a trip to remember so make sure you book on if skiing or snowboarding is
your thing!

 

4 carer support days + $200 deposit

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Hot Pools and Burgers!

Saturday 4th September
2.00pm – 7.00pm


We are heading back to our favourite spot, He Puna Taimoana in New Brighton. It will be a relaxing afternoon with friends, we will enjoy a tasty burger to finish off the evening.


½ carer support day + $30 deposit

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Mackenzie Girls Club Getaway

17th- 19th September


We’re getting the girls together for a weekend of fun away in the Mackenzie country. We will
be meeting up with some of the lads from Recreate who will be on a different trip in the same area, as well as exploring around Lake
Tekapo.


3 carer support days + $120 deposit

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Karaoke Night with Other Recreate Regions

Saturday 25th September
4.30pm – 8.30pm


Recreate youth from Bay of Plenty and
Waikato are down for the weekend! We are hosting an exciting evening of karaoke and dinner for all three regions; don’t miss out because this will be a night to remember!


½ carer support day + $15 deposit

Quail Island Seeking Summits
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2nd – 3rd October


We’re headed to Quail Island for the night, and we will be staying at the DOC hut on the island! It is a very relaxed 10-minute walk, but you will need to be able to carry your pack
to the hut. From there, we will be doing a 2.5 hour walk around the island after dropping our things off. This will be an active and amazing weekend!


2 carer support days + $90 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 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

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MOXIE - Careers Club


Wednesdays. 4th August – 29th September
9-week course (10.00am – 3.00pm)


Each week we will hear from fellow New Zealanders showcasing
their jobs and industries. Come ready to critically evaluate the
potential for employment in each of these areas, as well as learn
skills, behaviours and sustainable practices that apply to many
areas of our lives. In the last two weeks you will create a video
CV ready to advocate yourself to employers. This is an ideal way
to get work ready.

 

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


4.5 carer support days + $90 deposit

MOXIE - Work Experience


Expressions of Interest


We are working with employers and potential employers to create a shared vision of success for our young people. This is done by a step-by-step process and hands on support from Recreate NZ.
 

If you are thinking about work experience, please express your
interest in this programme. Email sheridan@recreate.org.nz to
express interest.


Cost TBC

MOXIE – Leeston Vege Plot


Tuesdays. 27th July – 28th September
10-week course (9.30am - 3.30pm)


MOXIE days are awesome! These days out in Leeston 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

Life Skills Module
Cooking Round the World 


Tuesdays. 3rd August – 28th September
9-week course (10.00am – 2.00pm)


Our cooking module has been in high demand.

We are hoping to offer another day focused on cooking skills while learning about different regions of the world and their cuisine.
 

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


4.5 carer support days + $90 Deposit

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Life Skills Module
Farm to Plate 


Thursdays. 5th August – 30th September
9-week course (9.30am – 3.00pm)


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.


4.5 carer support days + $90 Deposit

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Mothers Retreat
 

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Mothers Retreat Weekend


1st – 3rd October


Mothers, it is your turn to take a break! enjoy
the stunning views, food, and activities that our
Mothers Retreat Weekend has to offer. This time
we are expanding by opening this retreat to
Christchurch, Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions
to attend. Spend the weekend away meeting other
mothers while you rejuvenate, connect, relax and
pamper yourself. Places are quite limited so please
get in touch with us soon if this sounds like you!


2 ½ carer support days + $120 deposit (flights excluded)