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CHRISTCHURCH

JUNIOR AND YOUTH / 10-25 YEARS

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

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Wednesday 18th January – Flying High
We’ll hit the skies today! Ride to the top of the Port Hills on the Gondola and check out the amazing planes at the Air Force Museum.

 

Friday 20th January – Animal Park and Pools
Orana Animal Park has loads of animals to see! Then enjoy swimming and sliding at a local pool.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

Disney Day

Saturday 21st January
1–5pm


Join us for an afternoon of Disney fun! Enjoy
some yummy Disney-themed treats for
afternoon tea, watch a Disney movie with
friends and if you want to, dress-up as your
favourite character.


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

Hot Pools and
Fish n Chips

Thursday 23rd February
4.30–8.30pm


Join us for a marvellous evening with friends by the seaside. We will enjoy the lovely He Puna Taimoana Hot pools, followed by fish n chips on the beach!


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

 
 

ALL AGES / 10-35 YEARS

LADS CLUB
Sumo Wrestling and Pizza!

Saturday 14th January


Join us for an evening of fun, cheering each other on and supporting your peers to participate in a new sport. We will also indulge in some delicious pizza afterwards to celebrate the lads!


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

GIRLS CLUB
Girls Night

Saturday 25th February (evening)


Come and enjoy an evening with no boys allowed! Make yourself some jewellery, paint your nails some beautiful colours, and relax with tasty food and a good film.


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

Quiet Zone:
Hang at the Hub

Saturday 1st April
1pm-5pm


Come and hang out for a chill time at the hub with friends. We’ll have a yummy lunch, crafts and a movie for everyone to enjoy. This Urban is all about relaxing and taking things easy.


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS

15-35 YEARS

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Peel Forest Youth Camp

Tuesday 10th – Friday 13th January


Once again, we’re headed back to a fan favourite spot – Peel Forest! We will continue the tradition with one whole day of rafting. We will have another day of time in the bush, some climbing in/out of a river, and our famous camp talent show!


4 carer support days + $240 deposit

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

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Monday 16th January – Quail Island
In Lyttleton Harbour you can visit Quail Island. We’ll ride the ferry out to the Island and enjoy a day of exploring, playing, and splashing in the sea!


Tuesday 17th January – Hot Pools and Hoyts
A classic Holiday Programme day, we’ll relax at He Puna Taimoana Hot Pools and catch a movie at Hoyts EntX.


Thursday 19th January – Paint and Paws
Do you love crafts and cats? Paint a beautiful canvas in the morning before enjoying the company of cats at Catnap Café in the afternoon.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

Little River Farm Stay

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Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th March


Come along for a relaxing weekend at Little
River. We’re heading out to a beautiful Farm
Stay where we will hang out with friends and explore the local area. There will be good food, good times, and friendly farm animals to meet!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Cave Stream Adventure

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Saturday 18th March


Feeling up to an underground adventure? Cave stream is a challenging path that follows a creek underground for 600 metres!


*Please note reasonable fitness is required for this trip. If conditions are unsuitable on the day, a substitute activity will take place.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

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Mount Lyford Getaway

Friday 24th – Sunday 26th March


The mountain village of Mount Lyford is
where we’re heading for this weekend away. A log house surrounded by forest and native birds, this is bound to be a great trip.

 

3 carer support days + $150 deposit

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Timaru Short Break

Friday 31st March – Sunday 2nd April


Pack your togs and sunhat for this relaxing
weekend away with friends! We have a beautiful house where you can jump on the trampoline, swim in the pool, or relax in the hot tub. We will also explore the city and Caroline Bay.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

National Youth Camp

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Tuesday 11th - Friday 14th April


It’s that time again for our annual National
Youth Camp! Auckland are our hosts in 2023, and this camp features a range of activities including a waterslide, a confidence course, team games and of course the ever-popular camp concert! Come hang out with friends, old and new, and create some lasting memories with us.


4 carer support days + $240 deposit + flight
costs

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Country Escape Short Break

Wednesday 18th – Friday 20th January


We’re heading inland to the little town of
Woodbury for this fun and relaxing short break. There will be plenty of good food and good times with friends!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

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Waikuku Beach Short Break

Thursday 26th – Saturday 28th January


A summer trip to a sandy beach, these 3 days will be about relaxing and enjoying some classic summer fun with a few friends.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Sumner Surf!
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Wednesday 1st – Friday 3rd February


Get ready to hang 10! We’re headed to the lovely local Sumner beach for a surf trip. It’s the perfect beach for beginners. Come join for a couple days in the sun havin’ fun!


3 carer support days + $200 deposit

Wild West Weekend

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Thursday 9th – Sunday 12th March


Get your history cap on as we venture to
Shanty Town on the wild West Coast! We
will stay nearby at Lake Brunner and drive
through to Greymouth to explore. There will be gold panning, sluice demonstrations, movie screening and a train ride!


4 carer support days + $200 deposit

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Minigolf and Mocktails

Thursday 23rd March
4–8pm


A Recreate evening out not to miss! A round of our favourite game – minigolf! Followed by some tasty Mocktails and nibbles on Recreate!


*Full dinner not included, participants to bring spending money if more food is needed.


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

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Spa and Spags with
Recreate Waikato!

Wednesday 29th March
5-9pm


Recreater’s from Waikato are going to be in town! We are having a weeknight out with them - a soak in the hot pools, and then a delicious dinner at Spagalimi’s.


½ carer support day + $40 deposit

The Great Recreate Roadie

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Saturday 1st – Thursday 6th April


The adventure of a lifetime awaits! We have 2 campervans for this epic road trip around the South Island. There will be plenty of sights to behold, and experiences to be had. Get your
camping mug ready!


6 carer support days + $600 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 - Meat Free Meals
 

Tuesday’s, 21st February – 4th April
7-week course (10am-2pm)


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: 3 ½ carer support days + $140 deposit
Each day: ½ carer support + $20 per day

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MOXIE – Halswell Vege Plot

 

Wednesday’s, 22nd February – 5th April
7-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. This will help when it
comes to looking for work.


Total: 3 ½ carer support days + $105 deposit
Each day: ½ carer support + $15 per day

Life Skills - Pickling and Preserving

Wednesday’s, 22nd February – 5th April
7-week course (9am-1pm)

 


Join us for this exciting new cooking course. This course focuses
on learning how to pickle and preserve food like jams and
chutneys. This programme is designed to help increase your
confidence in the kitchen, develop kitchen skills, gain recipe
knowledge, and work together to produce product that we can
sell at a market!


Total: 3 ½ carer support days + $140 deposit
Each day: ½ carer support + $20 per day

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Recreate on the Move

Tuesday’s, 21st February – 4th April
7-week course (9am-2pm)


On the Move is all about getting active and learning about
different ways and things we can do to keep moving. Each
week we will go somewhere different in the community to try
a new activity and feel the benefits from a day on the move.
We will be learning about healthy habits and sustainable ways
of living an active lifestyle.


Total: 3 ½ carer support days + $105 deposit
Each day: ½ carer support + $15 per day

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