Friday, 8 June 2018

Woodend Camp - Day Two

After a less than great sleep (The teachers only got 4 hours of interrupted sleep! Good thing they work 9-3 and only term time eh?!?), but a delicious breakfast, we headed off on the bus to the new Taiora:QEII facility. There was a lot of excitement ... eeeek a hydroslide and a lazy river!!!

Following our hamburger lunch we got ready for the afternoon's activities; aerojump, climbing wall, archery and rifle shooting.

After all that activity you'd think a rest was in order but no, free time was on offer and so basketball, trampolines, maypole swinging and playground was the order of the day. Luckily dinner was full of colourful veggies and some drumsticks (and a crumble dessert).

Refuelled we headed out into the dark for a game of spotlight and then inside for some of our 'Posted' shared story and then the newspaper challenge. There were many prizes with design awards, special mentions, teamwork awards and the overall winner.

Best Design.

Whew! What a day. The beds were finally calling to all and so everyone settled in for the night and as the Dream Fairy weaved her magic and a hush settled over the camp, the parents and teachers sighed in relief and went to bed. 


  1. Hi there
    I'm Samantha from P.C.S. It looks like you guys had a blast, The lazy river looks so FUN!! I can't wait to go to camp at the end of the year. Hope you keep having fun bye. :D

  2. Hey Rimu Class!
    That's some great fun right there. Water slides look so fun and scary. Designing clothes sounds amazing! And the best design looks pretty good, too. If I was there my lungs would be completely dead after all of that.
    How many days will you be at Camp for?

    Can't wait to see the rest of your posts!
    Tara (PCS)

  3. Hey Hi Rimu Class
    Wow must be having a cool and great camp I am Lyric from (PCS)I liked the photo of you guys on the water slide and doing the paper challenge those where cool and AWSOME XD it look's so fun to do.How many people are there at camp?
    Hey can't wait to see lots and lots of photos of you guys at camp Love the work keep it up.
    Lyric (PCS)

  4. Hi Rimu that looks so fun I wish I was there getting to do all that. How long are you staying at camp I can't wait to hear more.

    Abby (PCS)

  5. Hey Rimu Class,
    It sounds like a lot of fun! You guys are so lucky to do all these amazing activities. I found the writing really descriptive and enjoyable to read. How many days were you guys at camp for? Because I honestly can't wait for the next adventure!
    Blog you Later,

  6. Hi Rimu class. My name is Sam, I am from Waikowhai Primary School.
    That looks like so much fun!
    What was your favorite part? If I was there I would probably like the climbing wall the most because I have been to some other camps that have some really good climbing walls and it was the best!
    If you would like to see my learning please go to bye thanks!

  7. Hey Rimu Class!
    My name is Shabeera from Waikowhai Primary School! I really like your blog post about your camp. This reminded me of last year when our school went to camp. It was really fun. Maybe next time, you could add more writing about what else you did at the camp. If you would like to see my learning, my blog is
    Blog you later!

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  9. Kia ora Rimu class,
    Your camp looked AMAZING. Imagine a hydroslide and a lazy river on camp! Was the water nice and warm? The photos looked great and showed so many activities. I imagine it would be hard to choose a favourite part of camp. How many nights did you stay?

  10. Hi Rimu Class,
    It looks Luke Woodend Camp Was Crazy Fun and you Rocked all your Activities. I'm Really Jealous of Your Camp But We're going to camp At the end of the year. the thing you should improve in your post is Describing Camp A little More. Our School is Going to Camp Raglan and we're Really Excited. You Know We've fundraiser for almost half of the Price.I'm Really Happy For you and all your Class.


  11. Hi Rimu Class
    I really hope you enjoyed camp
    I can imagine how fun would that be
    Next time you could tell us how it felt,smelt and did you like it?


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    My name is Ayva and I am a student at Waikowhai Primary School and
    I am mind blown by just looking at these photos and seeing how much fun you had at camp.But maybe you could use less photos and more explaining even though the photos were GREAT! I have sooo many questions but you will probably get bored reading them all so here is my most 2 important questions: 1) What did you learn? 2) Did anyone get hurt doing tricks?
    Well that's all I have for you today and good job on your post and
    I can't wait until your next post I will try to be the first person who views it or maybe even comment.

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  14. Hi Rimu Class, my name is Alan and I am a student in room Hauraki at Waikowhai Primary School. I really like those photos and lots interesting staff like water slide....... .
    By Alan


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