Holiday Camps at Shakespear Lodge


Registrations OPEN!

Winter 2022 Camp registrations open NOW - For dates and additional info see below. Or 'Register Now'

Send Your Kids On a New Adventure

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

YMCA Shakespear Lodge offers a range of holiday camp optionsfor children 9 to 14 yrs old during the schoolholidays!

The Camp programme includes adventure activities as wellas games, sports, arts and crafts. Plus children get to experienceindependence, meet new friends, and develop confidence and skills such asteam-work and communication.

All our staff are Police checked and fully trained to deliver our programmes.

Why Choose YMCA Outdoors

WINZ Subsidies are available for eligible families

Secure online booking system.

MSD Audited & Accredited

OutdoorsMark Audited and Certified - for Climbing and Kayaking

Screen Free Zone!

Staff Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19

HP Info - Winter 22

Everything Is Included


Dorm style accommodation. Campers can request to be in the same room as friends.

YMCA staff are in cabins next to the campers - on duty overnight if needed.


Nutritious meals are included in the programme and dietary requirements can be catered for.


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


Transport options to and from camp - from two central Auckland locations.

Or make your own way to and from camp.

Start of Camp - Drop Off Times (Monday)

Bus from YMCA Mt Albert - Bus departs at 8am

Bus From YMCA North Shore - Bus departs at 9am

Drop off at Camp - arriving between 9:30am and 10am

‚ÄčEnd of Camp - Pick Up Times (Friday)

Pick up from Camp - by 3:30pm

Bus back to YMCA North Shore - arriving at 4:15pm

Bus back to YMCA Mt Albert - arriving at 4:45pm

(Traffic Permitting)

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 transport options (more info below)

Remember your log in details so you can book for future programmes and keep your profile up to date.

For Family Bookings

Set up an account for your family and register on our programmes. If you already have an AimyPlus account you can use those login details - don't forget to check your details are still correct.

For Third Party / Agency Bookings

With the family you are supporting set up an account for them - so each family has their own account. If they already have an AimyPlus account they can use those login details - don't forget to check the details are still correct. Please include your contact details on their booking.

We will be in touch with you to arrange payment.

What to Bring

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.

Send Your Kids On An Adventure

Camp spaces fill up quickly on popular programmes. Make sure your kids don't miss out these school holidays.