ACTIVITIES

SPORTS EQUIPMENT
HHCC does not provide any sports equipment. Groups must supply their own. ie: cricket bat, basket ball etc.

TOP TEAM
This activity is FREE & will require a supervisor OR $30 if run by our HH staff.
Team competition of tabloid activities for small or large groups. 1 hour.

GEOCACHING
$2 per person Orienteering treasure hunt using GSP devices. On camp property & a supervisor for each team is required from your group.

BMX BIKES/LONG BOARDS
$2.00 per person. A supervisor from your group is required.

CAVING
This activity is FREE & a supervisor from your group is required OR $30 per session if HH Staff are used. Transport needed 20min drive to Piripiri caves. Excellent introductory caving experience.

SHOOTING GALLERY
$2 per person & requires 2 supervisors from your group

MARSHMALLOW PIT
This activity is FREE & a supervisor from your group is required.

INITIATIVES
This activity is FREE & a supervisor from your group is required OR $30 per session if run by our HH staff.

WATERSLIDE
This activity is FREE. A supervisor is required from your group and is weather & water dependent.

GLOW WORM GROTTO
This activity is $30 per group run by our HH staff. 40min Walk one-way or 5min drive. A signed MOU form is required from each group.

BURMA TRAIL
This activity is FREE & a supervisor from your group is required OR $30 per group if lead by HH staff.

Pohangina river, Totara Reserve Regional Park, walking and tramping tracks, caving, volleyball, basketball, BMX bikes, trampolines, shooting gallery, earth boards, uni cycles, river & bush studies, marshmallow pit, team building course all weather cricket pitch & gymnasium.

Due to our commitment to safety, some of your chosen activities may be cancelled due to environmental conditions on the day.

Facilities

CAMP BUILDINGS
The Forlong Lodge has a lounge and kitchenette: 6 bunkrooms x 8 beds & 3 bunkrooms x 4 beds, each bunkroom having shower & toilet facilities.
The Highland Homestead is divided into 3 bunkrooms x 8 beds. These bunkrooms have showers and toilets a short walk through a covered walkway. Our large recreation hall is ideal for indoor games and basketball. Our grounds are suitable for most outdoor games and there is ample room for tent sites.

CATERING
All meals are prepared and cooked by our camp cook’s. HHCC has a reputation for providing excellent meals.
Camp fees include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drinks (tea, coffee, milo & sugar) are provided for morning and afternoon tea and supper. We also provide all crockery and cutlery required.
Groups are required to bring their own biscuits and cakes for morning and afternoon tea and supper.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

BUSH WALKS ….
Fern Walk – 10min drive – 2 to 3 hr duration, moderate level of fitness

Pettifar & Gilchrist Loop Tracks – 2 min drive or 10min walk on road – 2 – 3 hr duration, low to moderate fitness.

Nature Trails in Reserve – 4 min drive or 15 min walk on road – 10min to 1 hr , low fitness

Gorge Walk – 30 min drive – 3 to 5 hrs one way – Moderate+ fitness

Gorge Walk Tawa Loop – 1.5 to 2 hrs western end of Gorge – Moderate fitness

Totara Reserve & Pohangina River – 20/40 min walk or 5 min drive The Totara reserve is developing an exciting, interactive playground. It has access to the Pohangina River. This is a good place for swimming or useful for other activities in and out of the water.

River Study (FREE) – Horizons Regional Council can provide a staff member to do a river study with your students. This is called WAIORA. To find out more information contact Helen Thomas – Environmental Educator on helen.thomas@horizons.govt.nz or call on 06 9522800. http://www.horizons.govt.nz/managing-environment/environmental-education/waiora/

Ashhurst Domain – 30 Min drive – Large park area, play ground, 10 min walk to Manawatu Rive

MORE TO SEE AND DO……
ASHHURST, POHANGINA, PALMERSTON NORTH & FEILDING also offer some wonderful activities: The Herb Farm, Cartwheel Creamery, Te Manawa Museum, Old Coach Museum, Makino Pool, Lido Pool, Inflatable World etc…