Applications Open: Y9 OPC Hillary Outdoors Trip

Are you interested in participating in a week-long Outdoor Education trip that promises adventure and new experiences? Well then, this opportunity is for you!

OPC 2018 is a week long Outdoor Education trip taking place in Tongariro National Park.You will go caving, skiing/snowboarding, abseiling and so much more. It is an incredible opportunity to push beyond your comfort zone and experience all that the New Zealand winter has to offer.

Depart Sunday, September 23rd (12:00 noon).
Return Friday, September 28th (after 18:00).

Hillary Outdoors Education Centre –

Some of the activities include:
Low-ropes course, high ropes course, team building games, abseiling, skiing/snowboarding, caving, tramping, overnight expedition. These activities will be taught and supervised by experienced, fully qualified instructors.

If you are interested in joining this awesome trip, please read the details in the email that has been sent to your school account, then ‘Turn In’ a letter of application with the below information to our OPC Google Classroom page (class code to join is jr1xg1d) by Wednesday, May 30th at 16:00.

Your application letter must include the following:
• Why you want to attend OPC 2018.
• What you will gain from OPC 2018.
• How active you are/your ability to partake in active endeavours.
• Parental approval/signature

Click below to see Programme and Activites:

Tongariro Activities Sample 5-Day Programme

Tongariro Activities

Kind regards,

Mr Dino Gardi, PE and Health Teacher, Forest Whanau