If you drive in either direction there are vastly different ecosystem’s to explore; from the lush temperate rainforests of the West Coast to the dry open riverbeds of the Canterbury plains, we have it all at our fingertips.
Our goal is to make learning an interactive and immersive experience that will stay with the students for years to come.
Many school groups come to Arthur’s Pass to enjoy a wide range of adventure based activities, learn about ecosystems and discover the Southern Alps with an experienced instructor whose expertise lies predominantly teaching environmental education.
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Corporate and community groups can utilise YMCA Arthur’s Pass for a conference, retreat or team building experience that offers something quite different to an urban location.
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YMCA Arthur’s Pass offers bunk style accommodation for up to 45 guests, with a full commercial kitchen, drying room and communal areas.
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From outdoor skills like shelter building, river crossing and map reading, to environmental learning including walks/hikes, DOC visits, sensory trail and discovering flora & fauna.
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31 December – 17 January 2020
We need your help and want to see your ideas!
Using our template, we want you to design a t-shirt (on paper or on the computer) that you think best represents Arthur’s Pass. The winning t-shirt design will be screen printed and sold to raise funds for the “Sponsor a Child to come on camp” programme at the YMCA Outdoor Education Centre, and the Arthur’s Pass Wildlife Trust to help protect our native birds!
How to enter:
– Design a t-shirt using the template
– Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop in a paper copy to the Visitor Centre in Arthur’s Pass
– Winners will be announced 30th January 2020
The winner will receive
– The first printed t shirt
– Fame on our social media pages
– A goody bag
Get creative and show us your skills! Design a T-shirt that you think best represents Arthur’s Pass. The winning T-shirt will be printed and sold to raise money! 💵 The winner will receive their printed T-shirt and a goody bag! 💼
Download your entry form here:
Design a T-Shirt template
P 03 318 9249 E email@example.com