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2021 Case Makers Bible Study Camp

Come along and discover…

Eight great arguments from science and ethics that prove the existence of God.


The focus will be God’s Crime Scene for Kids, by J. Warner and Susan Wallace. 

This camp is a great way for young Christians to strengthen their faith and foundations in Christ. 

Learning how to have reassurance in what they believe in and being ready for if someone asks about their hope as a believer, to be able to explain it.


Jeff grew up in Salina, Kansas, USA, and trusted in Jesus at a youth camp as a boy. After university, he met and married Averil, a Kiwi, in 2008. He and Averil now have five children. Jeff served as a lawyer with the U.S. Air Force from 2007-2014, and then studied theology at Dallas Theological Seminary, from which he graduated in 2016. He and Averil moved to Timaru in 2017 to found Firm Foundation New Zealand. In 2019, the family moved further south to Dunedin with the support of Cornerstone International Bible Church. Jeff is passionate about disciple making, the Bible, evangelism, and developing young Christian leaders. Jeff now serves as an elder at Caversham Community Church and continues to serve as a reservist in the U.S. Air Force.

2021 Family Camp

Please note:

  • All attendees at our Family Camp must register online for catering and health/safety purposes.

About this Camp

  • 4.30pm Monday 26th April - 1:30pm Friday 28th April 2021
  • All ages families and adults (teenagers and children must be registered with a family during the week under supervision of an adult)
  • Attendance by donation

CYC Waihola Family Camp is a camp of fellowship, teaching, discussion, great fun, good food and above all getting closer to God through His Holy Scriptures.

The camp is for all families, couples and individuals that desire to dig deeper into the historic faith of the Scriptures. CYC Waihola puts together this camp believing that the Bible is fully inspired by God and is the final authority on all matters of the Christian faith.

The Family Camp committee expects all those at camp to attend all meetings, fully support the camp programme and happily observe the posted camp rules. You will also be expected to assist with camp duties where possible.

Camp Speakers

Here are some of the speakers we have lined up to speak this year….

Logan Hagoort

Logan Hagoort is married with three birth children and one foster child. He is passionate about prayer and preaching and has been serving at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Auckland since mid 2017. 

To be announced

Trevor Webb

Trevor Webb (and his wife Mary) both became Christians at Lincoln University and were married in 1974. They are blessed with four daughters and four grandchildren. Trevor has been a ruling elder for over forty years in the Christchurch GPC congregation and they are now members of Grace Bible Church, Dunedin. Trevor has a passion to unfold the relevance of the Old Testament Scriptures.

How God kept the Jews through Captivity to Messiah. The 400-year period between the Testaments are often called ‘The Silent Years’. That is because there is no record of this period in Bible history. However, this does not mean that God was not at work! The talks will consider how God preserved his people in Babylon, Egypt and Judea. As in the Old Testament, there were times when God’s people flourished and times where they degenerated. There were heroes of the faith and corrupters of godliness. We will see how prophecy was being fulfilled and how the world was being prepared for the Gospel.

Mervyn Marshall

Mervyn Marshall lives in Gore with his wife Marjorie. He is an elder in the Grace Presbyterian Church of Gore and long serving member of the CYC Waihola Council. 


  • Covenantors in Scotland
  • John G Paton ” missionary to the New Hebrides”

Other Features of Family Camp 2021

Here are the other features of Family Camp this year.

Good Food

Amazing food is a well known feature of our family camps each year.

Children's Program

This year Hamish Smith (from Dunedin) is running our children's programme.
It is for age 5 to School Year 6.

Teenage Program

This year Heidi Aarsen is running our teenager's programme.
It is for School Year 7-11 only.

Afternoon Activities

Flying Fox, ArcheryTag and a Treasure Hunt will all feature at this year's Family Camp

2 Awesome movies

This year we also be screening in the afternoon 2 incredible Christian films:

Online Registration

All those attending Family Camp (even as day visitors or just for meals) must register online here:


Fellowship day – 27th February 2021

Come join us for our first fellowship day for 2021.

This is a day to get involved investing in camp. 

Whether you’re new to camp or a familiar face we would love you to join us on Saturday 27th February for a day of fellowship. Get to know some of our staff and long serving volunteers as we work around the camp together, getting some of the odd jobs done to better the camp. 

Plan for the day. 

  • Meet at camp at 9:30am.

  • Lunch at 12:30pm. Either bring your own lunch or something to share – we’ll provide something simple and hot drinks.

  • Unless you have to head off, stay for some ‘Friendly Competition’ in Archery Tag and have a chance to have some fun together before the day finishes. 

Pruning & wood-chipping

Gardening & weeding

Spring cleaning

Specific Jobs & Maintenance

What to bring…

If you are able to please bring the following items:

  • Personal safety Equipment: Safety glasses, Gardening gloves, Earmuffs, Etc.
  • Gardening tools: Spades, Shovels, Etc.
  • Any Pruning gear you have.

2021 Boys Winter Camp

  • 10.30am Monday 19th July - 2:30pm Friday 23rd July 2021
  • Boys in school years 5 to 8 in 2021
  • $190 (Discounts may apply)

About this Camp

Sluth your way through the clues to discover the fun to be had at CYC Boys Winter camp in 2021

Come along and hone your detective skills through our speciality training facilities and unlock the truth … 

Camp Features

Here is some of the features that you might get to experience at this camp…


Bubble Soccer

Disc Golf



Air Rifles

Mountain Boards

2021 Southern Lads

  • 10:30am 12th July 2020 - 4:30pm 16th July 2021
  • Boys School Years 9 - 13 in 2021
  • $220 - discounts may apply

About this camp

Come along and experience the skill of being a Southern Lad.

Get your hands dirty in the outdoors while enjoying good company and learning skills such as deer stalking and possum trapping along with other farm related work plus hut and track development in the back blocks of Tupeka West.

Sleeping in wool shed and being fed on good New Zealand tucker each day: Experience a sheep and beef farm like no other along side the legend that is ‘Alf Bradfield’

Sign up now and let your training begin…

Camp Features

This camp may feature building and sleeping in a back country hut, deer stalking, possum trapping, farm related work and much more! It is sure to involve good honest hard work with dirty hands and smelly ‘arm-pits’ coupled with a sense of accomplishment!!!

You will sleep in a wool shed and experience good New Zealand tucker each day.

2021 Girls Winter Camp

  • 10.30am Monday 12th July - 2:30pm Friday 16th July 2021
  • Girls in School Years 5 to 8 in 2021
  • $190 (Discounts may apply)

About this Camp

Oh, imagine a land, it’s a faraway place, where the caravan camels roam
Where you wander among every culture and tongue, 
as you wind through the streets at the fabled bazaars
with the cardamom-cluttered stalls.
You can smell every spice, 
while you haggle the price
 of the silks and the satin shawls
Oh, the music that plays
 as you move through a maze, 
in the haze of your pure delight. 
Come along and discover our Winter Camp laughter 
at our awesome CYC Camp
Come along to our 2021 Girls Winter Camp and learn about Esther and her courage and faith. While also experiencing all CYC has to offer in activities and some awesome down time crafts. 

Camp Features

Here is some of the features that you might get to experience at this camp…


Bubble Soccer

Disc Golf



Air Rifles

Mountain Boards

2021 Teen Girls Camp

  • 10:30am 19th July 2020 - 2:30pm 23rd July 2021
  • Girls School Years 9 to 12 in 2021
  • $220 - discounts may apply

About this camp

Come and join us for this small but epic camp for teen girls.  Spend the week chilling with old friends and making new.

Explore local surroundings through a range of outings and challenges. Look at creating portraits, natural beauty products, mirror craft and much more. 

A perfect way to unwind from the stresses of life.

Camp Features: may include

Previous camps have featured

Photography: Learn how to get the most out of your phone camera or a traditional camera from the talented Lara Moss. Get out in nature and learn some of the tricks of the trade for creating instagram worthy posts that will amaze your followers. 

Town trips: Exploring the metropolis of Dunedin.

Craft: Creating your own take away art 

Chill: This has to be our most laid back camp. Spend the week re-energising yourself by chilling out with other teen girls.

2021 Autumn Pony Camp

  • 10.30am Monday 19th April - 2:30pm Friday 23rd April 2021
  • Girls in School Years 8 to 11 during 2021
  • $280 if using a CYC Pony OR $220 if you bring your own horse

About this Camp

Here at CYC we love all things equine and we want to share this love with you – develop riding skills, do cool activities on your horses and make new friends.

This Pony Camp will teach the basics of horse care and horseback riding through many fun activities.

Camp Features

Daily activities will include: safety around horses, grooming, tacking, leading horses, and horseback riding. The girls will learn respect and responsibility through hands on care while learning about all aspects of horses.

Each camper is assigned their own horse to ride and care for the entire week. This “ownership” opportunity makes the riding experience more rewarding and introduces campers to the responsibilities and joys of having their own horse.


Important to know before enrolling

  • This very popular camp is limited to 18 spaces
  • Our horse and pony camps are enrolled on the basis of riding ability (rather than first enrolled first in). This is because we only have so many horses suited to each rider ability level so can take only so many beginner riders, only so many intermediate riders and only so many experienced riders.

2021 Hunting Camp

CAMP IS FULL – Please enroll for the waiting list!
Update 10:40am 4th November: This camp filled within 20 minutes of publishing sorry.

  • 10.30am Monday 19th April - 2:30pm Friday 23rd April 2021
  • Boys in School Years 9 to 12 in 2021
  • $220

About this Camp

This incredibly popular camp only has 10 spaces per year so get in fast to secure yours

Come bag yourself a goat, rabbit, pig or even a deer at this speciality hunting camp.

Camp Features

This camp is run on a high country farm in East Otago.

Come and experience the outdoors during a week of hunting

Cook your own meals, sleep in a wool shed AND develop your huntings skills !!!


These are essentials to know before you enrol in this hunting camp:

  • You will need good fitness and be able to walk at least 12 km each day
  • You will be lead throughout the week by experienced hunters 
  • You will experience a range of farm life during your stay on this high country farm

2021 Boys and Girls Autumn Camp

  • 10.30am Monday 19th April - 2:30pm Friday 23rd April 2021
  • Boys and Girls in School Years 5 - 8 in 2021
  • $190 (Discounts may apply at enrolment time)

Another exciting new camp has been added to our CYC Calendar.

Check out our brand new combined Boys and Girls Autumn Camp for school years 5 to 8. 

About this Camp

Come along and join our CYC style amazing race.

Each day you will discover a new destination as you race to complete challenges 

The world is waiting… GO! 

Camp Features

Here is some of the features that you might get to experience at this camp

Archery Tag​​

Disc Golf​

Mountain Boarding​


Rifle Shooting​


Zip Lining​