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Things to do at camp and the surrounding areas:

Foxton area:

Manawatu Estuary, bird life
(walking distance from camp)  link  
Bird life of the Manawatu Estuary  link  link
Sand dune, beach, erosion studies

Foxton Beach and Levin indoor pools  link

MAV audio visual museum, De Molen windmill, Doll museum, Flax stripper museum, Electric and horse drawn trolley buses.  Information:  link

Horowhenua area:
 
Parrot Ranch (Levin) link
Owlcatraz (Shannon) link
Lake Papaitonga walkway (south of Levin)  link
Hyde Park (Te Horo) link
Makahika Outdoor Centre (high ropes and activities, Levin)   link     link
Waiohunga Centre (Project Adventure type high ropes course, Otaki Forks)  link
Tramping in the Tararua Ranges via Otaki Forks, Mangahao and Tararua Road entrances, information available from DOC here
Kapiti Island Wildlife reserve
For further information on the Horowhenua click here


Palmerston North and Manawatu Areas:
Leisureplex link  (10-pin bowling, Dive HQ scuba diving, Cafe, indoor and outdoor mini-golf)
Lido Aquatic Centre link, Esplanade
Te Manawa Museum, Science Centre and Art Gallery  link
For more information:  www.manawatu.org.nz
Amazing Maize Maze (in season, Sanson)


Ideas for at Camp:
Sports on the field and behind the bunk rooms.
Top team/ round robin sports activities
Air rifles (against the bank in the forest)
Forest activities (the camp forest is fenced to serve as boundaries)
-  Bivouac building
-  Team initiative/scenario activities
-  night-time blind folded trail
-  Hide and seek
-  Wide games (capture the flag, scavenger hunt, treasure hunt, crayon rubbing exercise...)
Games in the sand dunes (bull-rush, touch rugby, ...)
Walk to the beach through the sand dunes (and back through the streets)






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