Upcoming Camps

  • 27 – 30 June 2024 (Matariki)
  • Anyone aged 15-20
  • $180
  • 8 – 12 July 2024
  • Girls in School Years 5 – 8
  • $190 (discounts may apply)
  • 15 – 19 July 2024
  • Boys in School Years 5 – 8
  • $190 (discounts may apply)
  •  15 – 18 July 2024
  • Girls in School Years 9 – 12
  • $150 (discounts may apply)

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Our Mission

Christian Youth Camps Waihola has been sharing the hope of Christ through outdoor adventure and holiday camps for over 60 years. We exist to equip the next generation to know and love Jesus, and to share the Gospel with others!

Who We Are

CYC Waihola is a Christian Youth Camp just 30 minutes South of Dunedin. We run a variety of holiday camps for children and teens aged 8 to 20. We are also a popular accommodation facility, hosting conferences, events and school groups for during-term camps and providing awesome activities. Get in touch to enquire about your group booking and our activities!

How to Support

CYC Waihola is a charitable organisation, run predominantly by volunteers and generous financial supporters. All of our ministry camps are nonprofit, so your valued donations make them possible. 

Holiday Camp Enquiries: kidscamps@cycwaihola.org.nz

Accommodation / Booking Enquiries: bookings@cycwaihola.org.nz

General Enquiries: info@cycwaihola.org.nz

Phone: 03 417 7120

PO BOX 15061, Waihola, 9243, New Zealand



"Fantastic venue. Has a wide variety of on-site activities to choose from. Facilities are nice and clean. Nice to see some upgrades since last time I was here. Close enough to town, but you feel away from the town in a private facility too."


“Such an awesome weekend! CYC Waihola had everything we needed for our camp and more.”


“My daughter went there for her 1st Winter camp and said it was awesome. Definitely wants to sign up for Summer Camp. 100% Recommend for our Tamariki/Children"


“Great camping facility. Good holiday camps for young people with lots of amazing volunteers.”


“Great place for camps. Heaps of activities including flying fox. Archery tag. Bubble soccer. Water sliding. Team initiative. Confidence course. Mountain boards. Horse riding and go carts.”