Scout Camp Activities

Adventure Days

Rotation 1: Dickies Delight

Shooting, Kayaking, Tubing 

Rotation 2: Wicked Waihi 

Geocaching; Mountain Biking; Games and Challenges


Adventure Challenge – (One and Two night expeditions).  A multi activity expedition that includes tramping, cycling, kayaking and mystery challenges.  Participants will travel under their own steam from a start point through iconic towns and beauty spots. Participants will need access to a bike suitable for trails in good condition.

Tramping – (One and Two night expeditions) Walk through the nearby Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park, exploring and site seeing as you go. Visit old miners trails, mountain streams and swimming holes and learn how to navigate.

Survival – (One and Two night expeditions) Walk to a nearby base, setting up a simple camp and learn how to use nearby resources if you get caught in the countryside unexpectedly. 

Scouting STEM - (One and Two night expeditions) Learn many of the skills necessary to build campsites and equipment from wood and ropes, along with some expert level cooking techniques and other skills in the level 4 – 6 Adventure skills badges.

Cycling – (Two night expedition only) Using your own bike, ride along the scenic national bike ways found between Thames, Paeroa, Te Aroha and Waihi, camping at prearranged spots.Participants will need access to a mountain bike in good condition.  

Kayaking  (Two night Expedition only) Learn to use a kayak safely and then paddle along and explore one of the local waterways, staying overnight at selected campsites.  Must have swimming badge or Swim Club equivalent. 

NB One night participants will have additional activities ar Waitawheta Camp