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Adventure weekend

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Let’s be honest, every parent could do with a break from their loved ones from time to time. Raising children can be exhausting sometimes and it makes sense for parents/guardians to take a break to rejuvenate and have some time to enjoy life as an adult as well. What better way to do this but by sending them on an mid-term adventure weekend where they can play and explore the local region.

Pride Escape Adventure Weekends are mid-term adventure escapes designed for young people between the age range 5 – 17 years. The weekend runs from Midday Friday through to Midday Sunday.

Our Adventure Weekend destinations will vary from time to time and the activities that we do at each destination vary based on the season. We design the trips to give the cubs the very best of Pride Lands, with a focus on social development, teamwork, self-organisation, participation, confidence and respect.

We also help them develop a sense of responsibility and discipline and we do heaps of structured physical activity to keep them fit and healthy over the weekend.

The kids help to make many of the great nutritious meals, and we all eat together. Food, accommodation, transport and supervision are all included in the package.

If your child requires extra support during our Adventure Weekends, we can provide additional, dedicated, one-on-one mentoring for them. See our fees page for the cost.

Our Pride Escape is MSD approved and WINZ subsidised.

Limited places are available on each Adventure Weekend Pride Escape and they fill up quickly, so book early to avoid missing out.

Main brocure for Pride Lands Adventure Weekends
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We are running Adventure Weekends to four destinations in 2024 – Foxton & Waitarere Beach, Greytown, Waikanae Beach and Carterton.

See the programmes below for all the information about the adventures we have got planned in each location.


Foxton & Waitarere Beach – 8th to 10th March 2024

Greytown – 7th to 9th June 2024

Waikanae Beach-  23rd to 25th August 2024

Carterton – 15th to 17th November 2024

All Adventure Weekends go from midday Friday to midday Sunday.


We run Adventure weekends for all cubs aged 5 to 17.

How much?

A maximum of $788.50. Discounts are available, see our fees page. Qualifies for WINZ OSCAR funding.

Transport options?

All transport is provided as part of the package.

Click on an Adventure Weekend flyer to see the full size version.