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With so much going on at YMCA there is lot's to talk about. Whether its our youth, staff or the people who use us we're sure you'll be impressed.

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Leadership camp gives young people a confidence boost

Sixty-five teenagers from YMCA’s youth development programme – Raise Up – converged on Camp Adair in Auckland’s Hunua Ranges in mid-April for three days of leadership and confidence building activities.

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Finding time for whānau at Family Camp

Work. Finances. Chores. School routines. With the pressures of daily life it’s little wonder so many Kiwi families struggle to spend quality time together, and the numbers prove it.

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Time out at holiday camp

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Clean-up begins for Camp Adair

Clean-up has begun at YMCA’s Camp Adair in the Hunua Ranges south of Auckland following severe flooding in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Blind Camper Takes On Camp Adair Challenges

At the end of March Joe, along with 14 other youngsters from the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind were invited to attend the VIP camp hosted by the YMCA’s Camp Adair.

Sixteen year old Joe Taka was born visually impaired. Find out how Jo and his class mates went on their Camp Adair adventure.

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never2old Go Camping

For many Kiwis, camping has been woven into the fabric of our upbringing. For Wendy Sibun, who at 66 is one of the youngest members of the YMCA never2old programme, her recent experience was her first.

Wendy, along with 20 other ‘never2olders’ last month ventured to the iconic Camp Adair in Hunua for a specially planned never2old camp. “I had never been camping..."

Find out how Wendy and her fellow 'never2olders' went on their camping challenge.

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