Breakaway

School Holiday Programme
For West Auckland Youth

TERM 2 (JULY) 2022 SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK LATER FOR OUR TERM 3 HOLIDAY PROGRAMME!

Break-Away

Break-Away is a school holiday programme that provides young people with fun, stimulating and structured outdoor activities during the school holidays. It is designed to give them constructive things to do that will support their personal development. It also aims to promote physical activity.
We provide a safe environment where young people are able to participate in physical activity in a way that promotes their self-esteem and the value of physical activity

Free

Adventure Specialties Trust has received government funding for providing Break-Away school holiday programmes for areas of West Auckland.

This means that YOU can be part of this fantastic and fun 2 ½ day outdoor adventure holiday programme for FREE*

*You must reside within our funding zones and be 11-17 years of age at the time of the programme to be eligable

Ages

We run mulitple programmes every school holidays split into two age groups.

Junior Programmes: 11 – 13 year olds

Senior Programmes: 14 – 17 year olds

What to Bring

  • A packed lunch each day, snacks and a drink bottle
  • Togs, towel, sunhat and sunscreen
  • A spare change of warm dry clothes for afterwards
  • Wear sports clothes and walking shoes that can get wet and dirty (no jandals)

We will provide all specialist clothing and equipment

Times

Day 1 & 2:  9am – 5pm (full days)
Day 3: 9am – 1pm (half day)

Location

Drop off and pick up:
Adventure Specialties Trust (Auckland)
4 Winston Place, Henderson

Benefits

  • build social, interpersonal and communication skills, so the young person can manage and respond positively to challenges and make positive choices about their lives
  • a positive alternative to high-risk, anti-social behaviour such as experimenting with drugs or being involved in crime
  • to improve attitudes and engagement with school and improve their self- confidence and self-esteem
  • learn about the importance of being physically active, gain adaptable skills through participation and become aware of physical activities available in their communities.

Important Information

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WHO CAN ATTEND?

To be eligibile for our BreakAway School Holiday Programmes you must:

  • Be 11-17 years of age at the time of the programme, and
  • Usually reside withing one of our 3 funding zones
    • Henderson-Massey Local Board
    • Waitākere Ranges Local Board
    • Whau Local Board

Click here to search your address on the Auckland Council website to find out which Local Board you reside in.

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HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN ATTEND?

Each programme has 10 spaces available. 

These spaces are always in high demand.

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WHO HAS PRIORITY?

Priority 1: first time participants.

Priority 2: those who have previously applied for the programme but been waitlisted.

Applications are accepted on a first come first served basis for eligible participants.

You can only attend ONE programme per school holidays.

Adventure Specialties Trust reserves the right to refuse, withdraw, alter or amend programme applications.

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I’VE APPLIED, NOW WHAT?

Please check that your name has been added to the list of applicants (on this webpage).

IMPORTANT: Only the first 10 names are confirmed for attending the programme. All names after this are on a waitlist.

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JUNIOR PROGRAMMES

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Junior Programme (Ages 11-13 years)

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18th – 20th July 2022

Mon, Tues 9-5pm / Wed 9-1pm

IMPORTANT: Each programme has 10 spaces.
Applicants # 11 onwards will go on a waitlist.

(If you are not sure whether you are on the waitlist, please contact us office@adventurespecialties.co.nz or 09-8376033)

Junior P1 - total applicants: 11
# Participants:
1
Leyton G
2
Chase A
3
Dayton C
4
Cam H
5
Cody W
6
DT
7
Lewis J
8
Lachlan S
9
Jai W
10
Charlie S
11
Tai G

IMPORTANT: Each programme has 10 spaces.
Applicants # 11 onwards will go on the waitlist.

(If you are not sure whether you are on the waitlist, please contact us office@adventurespecialties.co.nz or 09-8376033)

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Junior Programme (Ages 11-13 years)

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20th-22nd July 2022

Wed 1-5pm / Thurs, Fri 9-5pm

IMPORTANT: Each programme has 10 spaces.
Applicants # 11 onwards will go on a waitlist.

(If you are not sure whether you are on the waitlist, please contact us office@adventurespecialties.co.nz or 09-8376033)

Junior P3 - total applicants: 14
#Participants
1
KahuC
2
Sam M
3
J Hahn
4
Hunter A
5
Cushla W
6
Lucas W
7
Gianna S
8
Peter S
9
William M
10
Ben S
11
Daria K
12
Marley L
13
Kaya L
14
Lucas H

IMPORTANT: Each programme has 10 spaces.
Applicants # 11 onwards will go on a waitlist.

(If you are not sure whether you are on the waitlist, please contact us office@adventurespecialties.co.nz or 09-8376033)

SENIOR PROGRAMMES

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Senior Programme (Ages 14-17 years)

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18th – 20th July 2022

Mon, Tues 9-5pm / Wed 9-1pm

IMPORTANT: Each programme has 10 spaces.
Applicants # 11 onwards will go on a waitlist.

(If you are not sure whether you are on the waitlist, please contact us office@adventurespecialties.co.nz or 09-8376033)

Senior P2 - total applicants: 6
# Participants:
1
HUIA H
2
GABRIELLE H
3
BRAEDEN H
4
J.L
5
R.G-M
6
Manaaki L

IMPORTANT: Each programme has 10 spaces.
Applicants # 11 onwards will go on a waitlist.

(If you are not sure whether you are on the waitlist, please contact us office@adventurespecialties.co.nz or 09-8376033)

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Senior Programme (Ages 14-17 years)

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20th-22nd July 2022

Wed 1-5pm / Thurs, Fri 9-5pm

IMPORTANT: Each programme has 10 spaces.
Applicants # 11 onwards will go on a waitlist.

(If you are not sure whether you are on the waitlist, please contact us office@adventurespecialties.co.nz or 09-8376033)

Senior P4 - total applicants: 10
#Participants
1
Elijah S
2
Kiran W
3
Noa T
4
Lini T
5
Hannah T
6
Yeshe L
7
Ryan G
8
Eric G
9
Sam s
10
Caprice D

IMPORTANT: Each programme has 10 spaces.
Applicants # 11 onwards will go on a waitlist.

(If you are not sure whether you are on the waitlist, please contact us office@adventurespecialties.co.nz or 09-8376033)

Check out what we had to say on our Adventure Specialties Trust Facebook page about our last Breakaway Programme

Want to star in our next social media post? Come along on our adventures and you just might find yourself becoming a little more famous

Check out some of the activites we do:

*Please note this is not an exclusive list. Instructors will chose activities for each programme based on the weather, participants’ abilities, equipment availability, ocean tides among other factors.

Biking

Bush Walks

Caving

Coasteering

Dune Sliding & Swimming

Kayaking

Raft Building

Rock Climbing

Surfing