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Open Weekend @ Staveley Camp & Forest

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Staveley Camp

Sawmill Rd

Staveley, Canterbury 7771

New Zealand

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Workshops, Kids Activities, Forest projects, Quiz Night, Hammocks in the forest... OPEN TO ALL

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Come to Staveley Camp for the day or stay the whole weekend!

IT IS FREE AND OPEN TO EVERYONE - just bring your food. All ages are welcome.

See this little gem of a camp - enjoy the native forest and the opportunity to help restore & protect it by participating in some forest tasks . If you're not up for forest work, no worries - you can relax and enjoy the surroundings or join in some of the other things happening:

Saturday Nov 6th

10.30am - 12pm: Forest Tour with gen de spa

1.00 - 3pm: Printing with Nature (children welcome)

3.00 - 5pm: Harakeke/ Flax

5- 7pm: Shared BBQ - bring something for the bbq or a salad to share

7.30- 9.30pm: Quiz Night! Register a team today :-)

Sunday Nov 7th

9am - 12pm Flaxweaving - flowers (get in quick - limited to 10 people)

10.30am - 12pm Shinrin Yoku (forest bathing)

1pm- 4pm Flaxweaving - bracelets (get in quick - limited to 10 people)

The famous Staveley Sausage Rolls & Coffee Cart will be on site from 10am.

All day, both days:

  • Forest Tasks
  • Hanging in the Hammocks -use binoculars to observe the birds
  • Nature trail
  • Nature Scavenger Hunt
  • Kids activities (afternoons)
  • Puzzles, games, own crafts
  • Connecting with others
  • Kitchen available to prep your breakfast/ lunch

PLEASE REGISTER if you intend coming. :-)

If you'd like to help in the forest, bring garden gloves, sensible shoes and if you've got them; loppers, a handsaw and/ or secateurs.

Beds in bunkrooms available for Saturday night, also campsites for tents or caravans. When registering choose the ticket that reflects what you want to do - i.e. day visit, overnight in bunkrooms or campsite.

Mid Canterbury TimeBank, Keep Learning Mid Canterbury and Staveley Camp are collaborating on this 'Open Weekend' event. We look forward to welcoming you.

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Staveley Camp

Sawmill Rd

Staveley, Canterbury 7771

New Zealand

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Organiser Mid Canterbury TimeBank

Organiser of Open Weekend @ Staveley Camp & Forest

The Mid Canterbury TimeBank is all about people connecting, contributing and belonging! Members exchange skills and services earning and spending time credits instead of money. We organise many events for people to connect and have fun. It's a great way to meet new people, help out others in your community, learn new things and get stuff done.  The TimeBank is an initiative of Connecting Mid Canterbury Charitable Trust.

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