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PLA Camp is for those actively working through Pathfinder Leadership Award (PLA).
This is intended as the first step in equipping leaders to minister to their Pathfinders. Instead of theory in a classroom, we will experience and participate in learning, just like your Pathfinders need to.
Applications close Monday, 18 February 2019.
When: 6 pm Friday 1 March – 2 pm Sunday 3 March
Location: Dickeys Flat Adventure Camp – Dickey Flat Rd, Waitawheta. (NOTE: this is NOT the DoC camp). https://dickeyflat.com
Cost: $35 per person.
Camping: please come equipped to base camp with all your own equipment (food, tents, sleeping mats and sleeping bags). You will also need gear for a half day walk, wet weather gear, etc. There is flush toilets and hot / cold water for washing dishes.
2 March 2019 – WALKING WITH JESUS
Prepared by Department of Women’s Ministries, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
This year’s packet titled, “Walking with Jesus,” was written by Cordell Liebrandt, a pastor in the Cape Conference of South Africa.
Fee & Application
$290.00 per team (This cost covers the venue, trophies, refs, tournament running expenses and equipment, and security). The cutoff date for ALL applications and payments is Monday, February 11, 2019. Any player changes in successfully registered teams must then be phoned/emailed through to Valmarie Young by the end of the Monday before the tournament. Team acceptance will be by acknowledgment of your successful Application Form by the North New Zealand Conference Youth Ministries.
There are 2 options for payment:
Credit Card – pay now as the final part of your online rego.
Direct Credit – pay after completing your online rego using the following details.
Account Name: North New Zealand Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Account Number: 03-0175-0055484-000
Reference: Touch and your team name.
16+ Age Limit
A player must be 16 years or older. All the SDA Youth Sports Tournaments have an age limit of 16+ for players. This has been set to ensure the safety, fairness and duty of care requirements for young people playing at this level of competition. This age limit policy also means that we meet our Church’s Safe Place Policies (the tournaments are not currently set up to meet the requirements for under 16s) and the wishes of our churches (who indicated in a previous survey that they do not want to play against under 16s in our Youth Tournaments). Thank you for taking note of this age limit and protecting the standard of our Tournaments. If a team does use an under 16 player, they forfeit that game and the under-age player will be asked to leave the court.
Welcome, introduction, and prayers led by “Phil Davison”
Worship Service led by the Hamilton City based “Day Star Singers”
An ensemble consisting of 27 singers, pianist, violinist, and bell ringers.
Join us in worship & praise of God, here at Royal Oak Seventh-day Adventist Church on Sabbath 30th March
Applications close: Monday 25 March 2019 (unable to negotiate on this). ALL payments must be made by the Monday, 25 March 2019, otherwise application may be cancelled.
Leaving by boat from Half Moon Bay on Friday evening, and return Sunday afternoon. Accommodation will be the old American Army Barracks, now the Motutapu Outdoor Adventurer Camp, located right on the beach. Food will be provided, as well as mattresses, hot showers and toilets! Sabbath will be a special program involving worship and activity. But from Sunset Sabbath the adventurer really starts! A Rogaine with markers all over both Matutapu and Rangitoto islands for you to find and collect in your team.
This is intended to be suitable to anyone who is interested, regardless of their ability, fitness or experience in the outdoors.
This allows the competitive Pathfinders to set a significant challenge for themselves, while those more social Pathfinders can also participate and enjoy closer parts of the course while strolling along the beach and through old army bunkers and other natural or historic features.
Teams will be awarded either Participation (just patch) or “B” grade (Patch with silver star) or “A” grade (patch with gold star) based on how many points they achieve during the Rogaine. Markers are valued based on distance, complexity or other factors.
Teams (4-8 Pathfinders plus an adult leader per team)
Large Pathfinder clubs attending are welcome to put in multiple teams! This gives you the chance to grade your teams to have competitive or advanced teams and more social or beginner teams. If you don’t have enough Pathfinders from your club attending or are a teen who does not belong to a club, you can join with another club, or contact Dale Hokin and he will look to put a couple of mixed teams together.
What to Bring
Clothing, hat, sunscreen, sun glasses and insect repellent. Water bottle or blader (min 2ltr pp). Wet weather gear. Day pack for Rogaine challenge. Sturdy footwear. Towel and toiletries and swimmers if you wish to swim. Cutlery, cup, plate and bowl. Sleeping bag and pillow
Group gear (min one per group): First aid kit, Compass.
Pathfinder $70. Adult Leader $80 (1 to 4-8 Pathfinders). Additional leaders will need to contact Dale Hokin to ensure sufficient space on the trip (boat and bed spaces are limited to 110) and they will need to cover a higher percentage of their costs.
Cost includes 2 x ferry trips (on then off the island), dorm accommodation, hot showers, flush toilets, and food provided!