Family Camp

Family Camp is a weekend of cabin based camping and activities hosted at YMCA's iconic Camp Adair.

The purpose of Family Camp is to offer families and opportunity to step out of their normal walk of life, to connect and spend quality time together as a family.

YMCA fully subsidises the cost of Family Camp for all attendees and the best bit is anyone can apply to go on Family Camp!

For more information please email Helen Hugglestone: 

Applying For Family Camp

There are two ways to apply; Simply complete the online application form or download the application form to fill in and email back to us.

If you have any queries just email Helen at

Applicants will be asked to submit a NZ Police vetting form. Please note this programme is not suitable for children under the age of five years based on the activities and venue.
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Give Your Family An Amazing Experience

Apply for our next Family Camp event online.

I'm Keen But What Do I Need To Know?

What Is Family Camp?

A Fully funded, cabin based camping experience for families.

Who Can Come On Family Camp?

Family camp is open to any family living in Auckland and Hamilton communities.

When Does Family Camp Occur

Family Camp happens twice a year with plans to increase the frequency in the future.

How Do I Get To Family Camp?

Families are responsible for getting themselves to and from Camp Adair which is 45 minutes drive from Auckland CBD. If transport is a barrier please let YMCA know.


Nestled in the foothills of the Hunua Ranges, Family Camp takes place at YMCA's iconic Camp Adair.

How Much Does It Cost?

YMCA fully subsidises the cost of Family Camp and includes accommodation, food, activities and equipment.

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