Fun and Learning in the Outdoors - Auckland Girls Grammar School

     

Term Dates

Term Dates 2017 as follows:

Term 1 – Tuesday 31 January to Thursday 13 April
Term 2 - Monday 1 May to Friday 7 July
Term 3 – Monday 24 July to Friday 29 September
Term 4 – Monday 16 October to Friday 8 December

 

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   At the end of last term 20 eager Year 10 students spent a week in Tongariro at the Hillary Outdoors Centre.  This was an amazing opportunity made possible by the generosity of Foundation North and the Lion Foundation.

One of the girls who attended the camp writes:  "This camp really helped me to build new friendships and to work as a member of a team.  I conquered my fears and went on the flying fox that dangles above the Mangatepopo river.  We trekked uphill through the bush climbing a couple of rock walls on the way, we squeezed into tiny spaces when we went to the Okpata Caves where the glow worms were amazing to see.  Kayaking and swimming in Lake Taupo were also highlights.  My group also did an overnight hike in the bush, we carried 15kg packs with our tents, food and everything we needed for a night in the bush.   I think in total we walked 23 kms that day. "

Although tough at times this was a wonderful experience that I know we will all remember for a very long time.  IMG 1524 Large

 

Upcoming Events

Jun
26

26.06.2017
Careers Week

Jun
27

27.06.2017
Young Enterprise Group in Dragons Den Finals

Jun
27

27.06.2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Board of Trustees Meeting

Jun
28

28.06.2017
Students and Parents Careers Expo

Jun
29

29.06.2017
Yr 13 Drama perform 'Keep it Kiwi'