August 21, 2014

2010 Homeschool camp-venue change

2010 Homeschool camp

Email from Nina:

Hi All

Due to overwhelming enthusiasm for a change in venue for the 2010 Homeschool camp I have decided that we will transfer the camp to Lakes Ranch in Rotorua as it really does have more to offer us. Information about this venue can be found at…. http://www.lakesranch.org.nz/

The address of the new venue is…

Lakes Ranch
79 Lake Rotokawau Road
Tikitere, Rotorua 3074
New Zealand

Camp Details:

Dates: Monday 18th October – Friday 22nd October
# nights and days: 4 Nights, 5 days

Accommodation Options and prices:

LODGE:
4 nights fully catered accommodation in bunkrooms. First in first served with later registrations sharing larger bunkrooms.
Adults:$33 per night
Children aged 4-18: $29 per night
3 and under: Free.

NON-POWERED CAMP SITES:
Located within walking distance from the main lodge but totally self catered. Campers will need t provide all their own food, cooking utensils and camping needs. A small kitchen hire fee with be charged and shared between all the campers.
Adults:$7 per night
Children aged 4-18: $6 per night
3 and under: Free.

POWERED CAMP SITES:
Located within walking distance from the main lodge but totally self catered. Campers will need to provide all their own food, cooking utensils and camping needs. A small kitchen hire fee with be charged and shared between all the campers.
Adults:$11 per night
Children aged 4-18: $9 per night
3 and under: Free.

Other Facilities:
Tepid, cold and hot pools, free use to all staying in the camp

All weather indoor activity facility which doubles as a riding barn.

Variety of activity options offered including…

.. Most are parent run with full training being provided by the camp hosts, although some activities will require an instructor and are charged accordingly. Horse riding is also available to those who would like to try it but will be charged on an individual basis. Not all activities will be included in our activity program due to time and cost restrictions. At this stage our activity fee is likely to be around $16 per child aged 5-18yrs. However I will confirm this closer to the time once I have sorted out our activity program with the camp.
For now here is a list of possible activities to whet your appetite….

* Abseiling
* Archery
* BMX
* Campfire
* Burma Trail
* Bush Swing
* Canteen
* Cold Pool
* Flying Fox
* Games Room
* Glow Worms
* Hammock
* Horizontal Bungy
* Horse Riding $30/horse, per hour, minimum $100 per hour for a group
* Hot Pools
* Kayaking
* Movie in the Pool
* Orienteering
* Outdoor Sports
* Pony Rides $10 per child for 15 minute ride
* Scream Machine
* Slug Guns
* The Swoop
* Top Team
* Tough Guy Challenge

For this camp, deposits should be in by May 1st with full payment by July 1st
. Places on the camp are not confirmed until your deposit of $100 is paid in full. Those who have already paid are still confirmed on this camp unless I hear otherwise from them.

If anyone who is already registered and has paid their deposit is now no longer interested due to the change in venue, I will happily refund your deposit in full, so long as you notify me by May 1st.

If there is anyone who would like to join us at the new camp venue please contact me and provide the following information…

# of Adults aged 19+ at the time of camp
Names and ages of children aged 4-18 at the time of camp
# of children under 4 years at the time of camp
Preferred accommodation from the following options…. Shared bunkroom in lodge, Individual Family room in Lodge, Non Powered Campsite, Powered Campsite
Preferred Activities (no promises though)
Horse Riding Yes/No
Pony Rides Yes/No
Are you able to offer another family a ride to camp from Auckland? If so how many extras could you fit in your car?

Remember I can not confirm your place until I have received your $100 deposit.

Blessings

Nina

Email: kiorakiwi@vodafone.net.nz

Ph: 09 480-4724 or 021 204 5952