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School Holiday Programmes

for 5-11 years Bishopdale | City | Riccarton

Here at The Kind Foundation we are invested in growing and inspiring the next generation.

Our school holiday programmes are based at the Bishopdale Centre, Papa Hou in Hereford Street, and Riccarton Primary School. They are designed for those who love to get out and stay active during the holidays. These action-packed programmes are designed for our 5-11 year olds and are a perfect stepping stone to our overnight camps.

Over the course of the week we aim for the participants to build connections, trust, resilience and self confidence as they try new activities and practice enriching life skills, which is why we encourage attendance for the full week. Short weeks and individual days can be requested by contacting holprog@thekindfoundation.org.nz
 
bookings are now open
 
 

 

 

BISHOPDALE - Programmes & Timetable

based at Bishopdale
5-11 years
8.30am – 5pm
Drop off and pick up at Bishopdale Recreation Centre
$295 for the full week (Mon-Fri)
Limited spaces available, payment required at time of booking. Any subsidies applied for will be reimbursed to you after the holiday period (provided The Kind Foundation has received the subsidy)

Bishopdale – week 1
Mon 15 Apr Tue 16 Apr Wed 17 Apr Thu 18 Apr Fri 19 Apr

Clip ‘n Climb

Sports Day

Antarctic Centre

Explore Bishopdale

House of Bricks

Take risks and complete challenges on the fun and interactive clip and climb walls

Explore a range of different sports such as basketball, pickleball and gymnastics

Discover the little blue penguins, experience the storm dome and understand how to survive in Antarctica

Explore our backyard with games and activities in the domain, park and library

Get creative and become a Lego Master, work individually or with a buddy to create lego artworks and sculptures

 

Bishopdale – week 2
Mon 22 Apr Tue 23 Apr Wed 24 Apr Fri 26 Apr

Launchpad

ANZAC Activities

Travis Wetlands

Activity Day

Launch yourself to new heights on Launch Pad’s trampolines and practice your flips and tricks into the foam pits

Learn about the importance of ANZAC Day through making poppies, ANZAC biscuits and more

Explore the wetlands on foot while working as a team to complete a scavenger hunt, then enjoy a picnic at the park

Choose from a range of activities such as sports, craft, baking, construction and more

book here
 

Please note
This timetable may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances or weather conditions
No programme on ANZAC Day – 25 April
 

 
 

CITY - Programmes & Timetable

based at Papa Hou in the city
5-11 years
8.30am – 5pm
Drop off and pick up at Papa Hou, Hereford Street
$295 for the full week (Mon-Fri)
Limited spaces available, payment required at time of booking. Any subsidies applied for will be reimbursed to you after the holiday period (provided The Kind Foundation has received the subsidy)
 

Papa Hou – week 1
Mon 15 Apr Tue 16 Apr Wed 17 Apr Thu 18 Apr Fri 19 Apr

Circus Fun

Arts & Crafts

Fudge Cottage

House of Bricks

Botanic Gardens

Discover the art of circus by giving trapeze, tight wires, juggling and much more a go

Let your creative mind flow with a range of arts and crafts activities throughout the day

Create your own piece of fudge with chocolate and other sweets

Get creative and become a Lego Master, work individually or with a buddy to create artworks and sculptures

Explore the Botanic Gardens on an interactive trail and complete summer challenges around the gardens

 

Papa Hou – week 2
Mon 22 Apr Tue 23 Apr Wed 24 Apr Fri 26 Apr

Art Gallery

Launchpad

ANZAC Activities

Baking

Explore the Encountering Aotearoa exhibition and then get creative in the Art Galleries classroom making cyanotype photographs

Launch yourself to new heights on Launchpad’s trampolines and practice your flips and tricks into the foam pits

Learn about the importance of ANZAC Day through making poppies, ANZAC biscuits and more

Have fun creating edible treats to sample and enjoy

 
book here
 
 
Please note
This timetable may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances or weather conditions
No programme on ANZAC Day – 25 April
 

 

 

RICCARTON- Programmes & Timetable

based at Riccarton Primary School
5-11 years
8.30am – 5pm
Drop off and pick up at Riccarton Primary School, English Street
$295 for the full week (Mon-Fri)
Limited spaces available, payment required at time of booking. Any subsidies applied for will be reimbursed to you after the holiday period (provided The Kind Foundation has received the subsidy)
 

Riccarton – week 1
Mon 15 Apr Tue 16 Apr Wed 17 Apr Thu 18 Apr Fri 19 Apr

Arts & Craft

Antarctic Centre

Baking

Launchpad

House of Bricks

Let your creative mind flow with a range of arts and crafts activities throughout the day

Discover the little blue penguins, experience the storm dome and understand how to survive in Antarctica

Have fun creating edible treats to sample and enjoy

Launch yourself to new heights on Launchpad’s trampolines and practice your flips and tricks into the foam pits

Get creative and become a Lego Master, work individually or with a buddy to create artworks and sculptures

 

Riccarton – week 2
Mon 22 Apr Tue 23 Apr Wed 24 Apr Fri 26 Apr

Gymnastics

Clip ‘n Climb

ANZAC Activities

Sports Day

Get active while developing fundamental movements and basic gymnastics skills on the beams, bars, tramps and more

Take risks and complete challenges on the fun and interactive Clip ‘n Climb walls

Learn about the importance of ANZAC Day through making poppies, ANZAC biscuits and more

Explore a range of different sports such as basketball, pickleball and gymnastics

 
book here
 
 
Please note
This timetable may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances or weather conditions
No programme on ANZAC Day – 25 April
 

 


 

Rock Climbing Programme

at the Adventure Centre

The Kind Foundation’s holiday climbing programme is a great way to develop new skills and challenge yourself! This 3-day programme is perfect for children aged 9-14 looking for an adventure. Your children will learn the basics of equipment, knots and skills to become confident indoor and outdoor climbers!

This programme combines indoor and outdoor experiences. Limit of 12 participants per programme.
 

 

book here


 

 

Fees, Dates & Details
Indoor Days

The Adventure Centre can be cold, for the indoor days ensure you bring a warm jersey and appropriate clothing for climbing and games. Participants will be both active and have plenty of downtime (when they can get cold).

Comfortable clothing, for climbing and games:

  • Jersey/ jacket
  • Closed-toe footwear
  • Plenty of food
  • Drink bottle
  • Food
  • Medication – clearly labelled

 

Rock Climbing Programme Costs

3-day programme
9-13 years
9am – 3pm
Drop off and pick up at The Adventure Centre, 239 Waltham Road
$265

Dates

Wednesday 17 – Friday 19 April 2024
Monday 22 – Wednesday 24 April 2024

book here

Outdoors Days

The climbing crags can be shaded and exposed to the wind. All participants will need to bring suitable clothing to stay warm when not climbing, and appropriate sun protection as well. Expect wind and drizzle.

  • Backpack
  • Insulative jacket
  • Waterproof jacket/wind breaker
  • Sturdy footwear (sneakers)
  • Pants if cold, shorts if hot
  • Sunblock
  • Cap
  • Beanie
  • Food
  • Drink bottle
  • Medication – clearly labelled

The Adventure Centre will provide any safety equipment (harness, helmet etc.) that is required. If you have your own safety equipment feel free to use it.

 

 


 

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