7 February NOT-back-to-school day at Quinney’s Bush, Motupiko

On Thursday 7 February from 10am we are planning a NOT-back-to-school day at Quinney’s Bush, Motupiko.

Check the place out here: www.quinneysbush.co.nz
It is less than an hour drive from Nelson or Motueka.

It’s a campground that welcomes day visitors; lots of grass, big trees giving shade, swings, flying foxes, skate ramp, BMX track, picnic tables, BBQ, river…. and on top of that other home-educating families! We’d like this day to be open to anyone that is home-educated. So spread the word.

– togs/towels (there is a swimhole with a slide in the river plus the BIG waterslide that will be opened for us)
– bikes (there is a BMX track)
– games
– your own food; kitchen is available (with stove, oven, fridge, freezer) and also wood-fired BBQ’s ~ we imagine staying till after dinner, but that’s up to you of course

Quinney’s Bush entrance fee is $5 per head, which allows us the use of toilets/kitchen/waterslide/big flying fox.
We don’t need to book, so you can just show up.

If you have any questions email:
Erica Richards: nutria.e@gmail.com
or Irma Jager: irmajager@woosh.co.nz

Looking forward to seeing you there!
Erica & Irma


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