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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

  • 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 !!!

ESSENTIALS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU ENROL

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​

GeoCaching​

Rifle Shooting​

Archery​

Zip Lining​

Fellowship day – 28th November 2020

Fellowship day

Come join us for another fellowship day.

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 28th November 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.

2020 First Aid Training + Refresher Courses

CYC Waihola is hosting special First-Aid Training again in 2020. We’ve contracted a special provider from Christchurch who will be doing the basic first aid training but also focusing on key incident scenarios that can occur at our camps. 

  • 9:00am sharp til 4.30pm Saturday 21st November 2020
  • All Ministry Camp Staff (Leaders / Directors / Speakers / LiTs / etc.)
  • Free * - for those registered to attend upcoming camp(s) as directors or leaders
  • Main Lodge, CYC Waihola

This course is designed for both those without any prior First Aid Training and those that need to refresh.

Price*

  • Free for anyone signed up to be a director in 2021
  • Free for anyone signed up to be a leader in 2021
  • All others $140 each
 
 
This course is a significant cost to CYC Waihola to run so any donations towards the cost will be gladly received.

Topics Include:

  • Primary Survey of Patients
  • Airway Management
  • Recovery Positions
  • CPR
  • Bleeding
  • Fractures and Soft Tissue injuries
  • Medical Conditions
  • Camp First Aid Scenarios

NZQA Qualifications

This is a NZQA recognised course and all that pass will gain the following Unit Standards for their Record of Learning:

  • Unit Standard 6401 (Provide Basic First Aid)
  • Unit Standard 6402 (Provide Basic Life Support).

What to Bring

Please bring the following items to the course:

  • Warm Clothing including a jacket that can get dirty
  • Outside Footwear

Fellowship Day – 29th August 2020

Come join us for our second fellowship day of 2020 

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 29th August 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. 

As it is still winter, we will still be running the day even if it is bad weather, as we have plenty of inside jobs needing to be done.

Plan for the day. 

  • Meet at camp at 10:00am (or at 9am if you want to attend our AGM) at the Main Lodge, have some morning tea then get stuck into it.

  • Lunch at 1:00pm. 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. 

What to bring...

If you are able please bring the following items:

  • Personal Safety Equipment: Safety Glasses, Gardening Gloves, Earmuffs,etc
  • Gardening Tools: Spades, Shovels, etc.
  • Any pruning gear you have.

Gardening

Green thumb or not this is the perfect job to get out side and chat as you pull weeds.

Spring Cleaning

As Rapunzel from the Disney classic Tangled sings "nine a.m. the usual morning lineup. Start on the dusting & sweep till the bunk-rooms all clean. Polish & wax do windows & mop & shine up" There are plenty of different jobs needing to be done!

Pruning

Try your hand at using 'giant gardening scissors' to prune the bushes and trees!

Who wouldn't want to do this?






RSVP for Fellowship Day and AGM

2020 Annual Report

RSVP for AGM and Fellowship Day

It is important for Covid-19 tracing and event management that you record your intentions to attend our upcoming AGM and Fellowship Day here please:

2021 Horse Trek Camp

  • 10:30am Monday 4th January - 4pm Thursday 7th January 2021
  • Girls in school years 10 to 13 during 2021
  • $280 with a CYC horse (discounts may apply)
  • $220 if you bring your own suitable horse (discounts may apply)

About this Camp

Lush green hills…

Cool fresh forests…

Rolling sand dunes and crisp salt air….

What’s the one thing that could make these beautiful vistas better?

       Taking them in from the back our your favourite four legged friend of course!

Important to know before enrolling

  • This very popular camp is limited to 12 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 Girls Summer Camp

  • 10.30am Monday 11th January - 2:30pm Friday 15th January 2021
  • Girls in school Years 5 -8 in 2021
  • $190 (discounts may apply)

About this Camp

 
Calling all independent strong Wahine…
Do you have some awesome animal side kicks, a love of travel and the sea?
 
Then you need to turn and take the trail, along the path that will lead you back to CYC this summer for Moana Camp
Where every girl longs to be.

Come along and not only enjoy our traditional CYC activites but join in on some awesome Moana themed games and activities… honestly I could go on and on

Camp Features

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

Archery Tag​

Disc Golf

Mountain Boarding

GeoCaching

Rifle Shooting

Archery

Zip Lining