Off The Grid Unschool Camp

Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway

Event info
Date:Wednesday December 30, 2020
Time:8:00 am
Location:Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway
Address: State Highway 2, Karangahake Gorge, Paeroa, Hauraki

Off The Grid Unschool Camp is a campground for unschoolers/ life learners. It goes from 30th December – 3rd January on the banks of the Waitawheta River, Karangahake Gorge. (Full directions sent once you register.)

Ticket prices are for the full camp. There is a standard ticket price and an abundant price – for those who would like to contribute to sponsored places. There are also some fully funded places available for unschooling families unable to take a holiday this summer – if this sounds like you please take up your spot by selecting the free ticket.

Standard Adults (18+) $65
Standard Kids (1+) $35 – please don’t tick the free ticket for over ones unless you are coming in a fully funded capacity
Under ones are free

Abundant Adult (18+) $85
Abundant Kids (1+) $45 please don’t tick the free ticket for over ones unless you are coming in a fully funded capacity
Under ones are free

Free Adult (18+)
Free Kids (1+)
Under ones are free


A NYE ceilidh with guest caller from Gisbourne’s Good Folk, Jane Lutus.

Meadows for camping

A tea and coffee area and dish wash up area

Marquees for hanging out

Morning gathering circles

A slip and slide

Famous in NZ “glow line” – a spectacular glow worm walk through the forest

a delicious river

compost toilets

sofas and chairs and a tables

an giant ice box to keep milk cool

a back gate that leads on to the kamai ranges for much exploring and swimming on Conservation Land

a festival vibe

filtered water for drinking

hot water for dishes

a family friendly bush disco just for fun!

You will need to bring:

Something to camp in, like a tent

Torches / lanterns

All your food

something to cook on


Your family

any extra fancy camping gears such as solar showers/chairs

ukuleles and instruments for jamming

On the first night there is a pot luck dinner! Please bring something easy to put on the table and share with one another at 6pm sharp!

An opening circle will be at 11am the following morning 😀

Regarding refunds – camp has sold out both years so please understand that if you book a place and don’t come you are stopping another family from coming. Refunds will be given on a case by case basis. Thank you so much for your understanding 😀 In case of a Covid Level Change to 2 we will carry on with the first 100 people to buy tickets and refund others, if level change to 3 we will postpone the event.


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