This year, Wellington SDA School senior students went a little bit further for camp - Tui Ridge Park in Rotorua! We met up with senior students from Whangarei Adventist Christian School. What fun!
We left school at 7 A.M. so we could enjoy the trip up to Rotorua. First, we stopped at the Waiouru Army Museum for a break, and then we stopped at the Tongoriro Trout Centre for lunch and a tour. Here we learned about whio (blue ducks) and trout. We fed trout and watched as some were caught and 'tagged' to monitor how many come back to spawn.
At Tui Ridge, we enjoyed playing games with the students from Whangarei. We were split into four groups and rotated through a range of activities including: air rifles, archery, mountain biking, giant swing, confidence course, and abseiling. We also went into town to race down the mountain on the luge and swim at the aquatic centre.
The food at Tui Ridge was awesome!
We finished the camp with a talent show on our last night. There was great music, stand-up comedy, riddles, and a haka,
On the road trip home, we stopped at Kerosene Creek to paddle in a hot water stream and then at Huka Falls.
Camp at Tui Ridge was awesome!
We're looking forward to Camp 2020 now.
term dates 2018
Term 1: Wed 31st Jan – Fri 13th April
Term 4: Mon 15th Oct – Tues 18th Dec
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