YMCA Outdoor Education & Camps in Auckland

Open letter from YMCAs in support of Outdoor Education

Written in February 2022, this letter was written by the three largest YMCAs in New Zealand, sharing how much value we place on the safety of our tamariki, and how camps shape lifelong memories.

Head north or south for amazing outdoor activities in Auckland

YMCA Auckland has camps at two incredible locations in the Auckland region. Located on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula and in the Hunua Ranges, our two YMCA Outdoor Camps provide outdoor education for groups and individuals from across New Zealand, as well as overseas.

At YMCA Auckland, we’re known for our fantastic facilities and services, and those on offer at the YMCA camps in Auckland are no different. Our facilities can host groups from 30 to 300 people in a range of accommodation options so regardless of your groups size or budget we're sure we can help.

Both YMCA Camp Adair and YMCA Shakespear Lodge are within an hour’s drive of the Auckland CBD, and they provide group accommodation, outdoor activities, catering options and cleaning services to make your stay a success.

Primary schools, secondary schools and universities use our YMCA outdoor camps to support their outdoor education programmes, while community groups, church groups and family groups searching for group venue hire find exactly what they’re looking for with YMCA Outdoors in Auckland.

Holiday Camps

With programmes for children aged 6 - 14 years old, over 1,000 children visit our school holiday camps each year for holiday adventures they don't forget.

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School camps

Catering for classes or year groups YMCA offers tailored programmes for primary, intermediate and secondary schools.

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Team Building Activities

Single or multi-day corporate style team building activities and retreat style events tailored to the needs of your business.

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Venue Hire

With accommodation options for up to 370 people, catering facilities and picturesque locations YMCA is perfect for your next community group, family event.

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Two Unique Facilities In The Auckland Region

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Let us know a little about your group and event and we'll let you know how we can help.