Registrations for the 2017 Taupo Summer Camp are now open.

The Taupo Summer Camp offers up to 25 children from all over the North Island a chance to try new activities and make some lasting friendships.

Blind Foundation staff that specialise in child development, recreation activities and social development will be making sure everyone has the best time possible. Volunteers that were once children on camp themselves act as role models ensuring everything runs smoothly.

Who can attend?

Blind Foundation clients aged 8 – 14 that are independent in self-care and mobility. Children must be able to follow verbal instructions and add to social situations.

What can you expect?

Children will be staying in small cabin style bunk rooms with five or six others. Daily activities could include abseiling, kayaking, rock wall climbing, zorbing, waterslide, evening performances, excursions to some of Taupo’s attractions and plenty of good food at meal times. If you have a musical instrument or a talent then please bring this along.

How much does it cost?

$200 or 3 days ‘Carer Support’ – If using carer support, please return a signed but not dated form.

Where is it?

Mi Camp is located at the end of Rawhira Road in Mission Bay, just off SH1. 10 minutes north of Turangi and 30 minutes south of Taupo.


Staff will likely be able to assist with transport from most locations; this will be arranged once accepted onto programme.

So how do I apply?

Please download and complete this registration form and return it and medication(if applicable) forms by 1st November to Recreation and Community Advisor – Jo Hagele or post – PO box 27177, Marion Square, Wellington, 6141

Please note.

Late registrations will not be considered.
Payment will be required upon acceptance of position.
Numbers are limited and there is a selection process meaning not everyone who applies is guaranteed selection.