Holiday Camps at Camp Adair

Summer Holiday Camps bookings now open!

Send your kids on a new adventure this school holidays

Finding exciting activities to keep your kids engaged during the holidays or just making care arrangements can be a challenge for many families.

YMCA Camp Adair offers a range of holiday camp options for 6 - 14 year-olds during the school holidays.

Camp may include super cool activities like mud-slide, glow worms, camp fires, flying foxes, high ropes, archery and more. Children get to experience independence, meet new friends, develop confidence and other skills such as team-work and communication.

A safe haven for your kids' next holiday camp experience

  • YMCA Camp Adair is OutdoorsMark Audited and Certified - for Climbing, Abseiling, and High Ropes
  • All our staff is police checked and fully trained to deliver our programmes
  • YMCA North is Aotearoa’s first and only accredited organisation through the Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF). We are proud to lead the children’s workforce as a child-safe organisation. Find out more
  • WINZ Subsidies are available for eligible families
  • MSD Audited & Accredited

Key Info


2487 Hunua Rd, RD 3, Papakura, 2583, Auckland

Contact Details

Phone: 09 292 4886


Residential Camps

Jump Outdoors (6 to 8-year-olds)

Discover Outdoors (9 to 11-year-olds)

Explore Outdoors (12 to 14-year-olds)

Dates & Pricing

Sunday 18 to Thursday 22 December 2022

Monday 9 to Friday 13 January 2023

Monday 23 to Friday 27 January 2023

YMCA Outdoors has a voluntary tiered pricing system helping families to choose what suits the best for them.

Tier A (Full cost): $520; 4-night camp

Tier B (Partially subsidised): $470; 4-night camp

(See below pricing information for detailed tier info)

School Holiday Camps Programme Information

Spring 2022 HP Dates

Pricing Information

Our holiday camps include


Cabin-style accommodation in bunks. Campers can request to be in the same cabin as friends. Cabins are separated by gender. YMCA staff is present in cabins next to the campers - and on duty overnight, if needed.


Nutritious meals included during the stay and dietary requirements catered for.


A wide range of 'Challenge by Choice' activities with any specialty equipment included.


Transport to and from camp from two Auckland locations. Or you can organise your own to and from camp.

Start of Camp - Drop Off Times

Drop off at Camp – arriving between 9:30 am, and 10 am. Bus from YMCA Mt Albert departs at 8 am. Bus from Vector Wero, Manukau departs at 9 am

​End of Camp - Pick Up Times

Pick up from Camp – by 1 pm. Bus back to Vector Wero, Manukau – arriving at 2 pm; Bus back to YMCA Mt Albert– arriving at 3 pm.

(Traffic Permitting)

Holiday camps booking now open!

Book safely and securely online

Here is a list of what campers need when they come to camp. This information is included in the confirmation email you will get when your place on camp is confirmed.

Booking Information for first-time bookers

Secure online booking

Our online booking system makes registering for camp a simple process. Once registered on AimyPlus - follow the booking instructions to select your programme, your price, and the transport options available.

Remember your login details so you can book for future programmes and make changes to current bookings.

For family bookings

Set up an account for your family and register. If you already have an AimyPlus account you can use those login details - ensure to check and update your details.

For funded bookings

If you're supporting a family, set up an account for them - so each family has its own account. If they already have an AimyPlus account, they can use those login details. You can include your contact details on their booking, and we will be in touch with you to arrange payment.

Booking open for school holiday camps

Camp spaces fill up quickly on popular programmes. Make sure kids don't miss out on this school holiday.