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2023 Programme


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Coromandel Family Camping weekend         17th - 19th Nov 2023

Wentworth Valley Campground, Whangamata.
Family friendly camping weekend. Bush, waterfalls, walking tracks, mines, eels, glow worms. Powered and non powered sites available. 
Please contact Juliet to register: 027 201 2816 or


Crosbies Hut & Campsite Family Weekend Tramp         9th - 10th Dec 2023

Family tramping trip for older children (7+) to Crosbie Hut in the Coromandel region. Following the Karaka (5 Hr/12.9km)  & Waiomu (4hr /9.3.5km) tracks. Book a campsite or bunk in the hut online with Doc , link below. We will meet at the Thames road end (Collarbone Road) Saturday morning and walk out early afternoon Sunday to Waiomu. Depending on numbers we may car shuffle but the leader has already arranged a one car pick up from Waiomu.

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Leader Mark Roberts


Ngatuhoa Lodge Weekend - Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd March 2024

Surrounded by bush clad hills in the Kaimais, our club weekend at this lodge includes use of a mini confidence course, a flying fox, flat water kayaking & tubing in the stream. Further afield are walks to waterfalls , mountain bikes can be useful for access to tracks uphill from the lodge. Accommodation costs are $50 per person for the weekend.

Contact Eric to book, 50% deposit payable to confirm your place. Last summer this trip booked out very quickly, so please get in early to avoid disappointment.
Members only weekend. Bookings to Eric Horn:


Easter Camp - Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April 2024

Join the ASC Easter Camp tradition – walks, activities and plenty of fun for all ages. This year we have hired the Tangihua Lions Lodge, near Whangarei. It is a 2 ½ hour drive north of Auckland, surrounded by native bush and situated in the middle of the Tangihua Ranges.

Cost: approximately $25 per person for the entire weekend (all ages). Accommodation: There are 54 beds and plenty of space to camp.

Contact Jane Preston to book a spot


Thursday Walks – Walks are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month (except January and December).

We use a separate communications list with full details of trips for those regularly taking part. If you wish to join the list and come on the walks, send us an email on the link below.

For further information or to join the list, contact Clive Bolt