Sunday 4th February 2024

2024 is the first time the year 13 cohort will attend a camp at the school lodge. It promises to be a formative event.

Parents and students

It has been a great start to the year, and the Year 13’s are ready to assume a range of leadership roles in the school. To set up the remainder of the year, the year 13 cohort have their camp at Te Anau Downs, departing on February 7 and returning on February 9. This camp is an ideal time to identify expectations, develop leadership skills, and discuss some of the issues facing young men in 2024.

We will meet at school at 7.10 am on Wednesday to depart by 7.30 am, and return to school by about 4 pm on Friday. Students will need a packed lunch for Wednesday. All other meals and snacks will be provided.

Gear required :

  • Rain jacket

  • Woollen jersey or Polar fleece

  • Shorts, t-shirts

  • Trackpants

  • Sport shoes

  • Jandals/Crocs etc

  • Towel

  • Togs

  • Toiletries

  • Sun hat & Beanie

  • Sunscreen & Insect repellent

  • Any medication

  • Sleeping bag

Staff attending are Mr Hunter, Mr Porter, Ms Murdoch, Dr Preston, Mr Brown, Mr Casey, Mr Veitch, Mr Palmer and Const Eddie Smith.

Please complete the following Overnight Camp Consent Form:

We hope this to be a springboard for the Year ahead and look forward to working with these great young men, as they prepare for life after school.


Nigel Hunter and Tom Casey.