Winter Camp 2017, Taupo


Thursday, 6 July 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Winter Camp offers a unique experience for students aged 8 to 12. You will have the opportunity to experience the snow (weather permitting), make new friends and have a go at new activities. Winter Camp is designed for young students who have not been on a Blind Foundation Camp before.

It offers you the opportunity to participate in various activities which may include:

  • Fun in the Snow
  • Visiting top attractions in Taupo
  • Evening activities/games
  • Camp fire

Who can attend?

  • Blind and Vision Impaired 8 to 12year-old members, who have not experienced a Blind Foundation camp before.
  • Individuals who have some independence with self-care and able to follow verbal instructions

If your child or student does not meet the above criteria, we do welcome those with additional needs/ medical conditions alongside a parent or caregiver.


$100 – this will cover 3 nights’ accommodation, travel to and from certain regions within the North Island along with all meals and activities from Thursday to Sunday (can also cover a parent or caregiver to attended if required for additional needs support at no extra cost.

Travel Arrangements

Travel to and from Mi Camp, Taupo may be provided by Blind Foundation Staff. All travel arrangements and pick up/drop off locations can be arranged with all successful applicants.

Download the Winter Camp 2017 registration form (Section 1, 2 and 3 to be completed).

Please contact Latesha Sharp for payment options or if extra time is required to make full payment.

Please send the completed application form to:
Latesha Sharp Recreation & Community Advisor,  Blind Foundation, Private Bag 94002, Manukau, Auckland 2240.

For all enquires or more information please contact Latesha on: 09 281 6503; 027 8081148, email:

Applications must be received no later than Friday 9th June 2017.

Please note that not all applicants may be able to participate. This could be because you may not meet the criteria and/or we may receive a lot more applications than there are places. For Winter Camp 2017 we can only cater a maximum of 12 participants, this means applications will be done by selection process. Once applicants have been accepted, all travel arrangements and payments will be discussed – please do not make payments until accepted.

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Mi Camp
Rawhira Road