Teddy Bear

Our children's camps are run in most school holiday periods. Our team of trained and dedicated youth workers ensure every child in attendance is given a special time, full of fun and friends. Children aged 3-5yrs can be referred to Teddy Bear Camps through local educational, health care and social agencies working to support pre-school children and their families. Contact Te Mapua for nomination forms.


X-plosion kid's camps are held during Christmas, Easter and October school holidays. This camp caters for 6-10yr olds and includes action packed activities like go-karting, swimming, craft and sport. Our programme encompasses elements to encourage development in physical, social, environmental and spiritual health; and provides an excellent opportunity to assess areas of general health and wellbeing. Often camp is our first point of contact with families needing further support and intervention.

Summer Slam

Summer Slam is a week long residential camp for 11-13yr old boys. This highenergy camp is specifically designed to strengthen and encourage young men in high moral and personal standards. High priority is placed on quality time with mentors and a flexible and inclusive programme.


Alabaster is a week of pampering and creativity for 11-13yr old girls. This is an amazing opportunity for young women to see the inner beauty in themselves and enhance their esteem and confidence in every area of their lives. Our team of leaders create a beautiful, nurturing environment that ensures every girl blossoms.