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Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre

Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre

562 Moores Valley Road, Wainuiomata, RD1, New Zealand

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04 564 1000

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Description Brookfield is an Outdoor Education Centre and permanent campsite used year-round by Scouts, Guides, Schools and Church Groups, and many other organisations. It is also used by business houses for team-building exercises. Bequeathed to the Scout Association by the late Miss Mary Crowther in 1958, Brookfield is a unique environment with its native bush and facilities designed especially for the training of youth

• Camping is encouraged for groups from 4 to 700 persons
• Numerous sites at either end of the camp with separate ablution facilities
• Cooking shelter available if required
• Scout patrols can camp under supervision of the Duty Warden
• Lake - with canoes, rafts and lifejackets all provided
• Challenge/Confidence course
• Two Flying Foxes
• Swimming pool
• Two campfire circles
• Walking/Tramping tracks
• Open areas for games and activities
• Native bush, mature trees and creek for conservation study
• Outdoor Chapel
• Eeling
• Bird watching
• Permanent Orienteering Course
• Tracking
• Sketching
• Photography
• Special activities by prior arrangement:
◦ Abseiling

Other Resources Available:

• Bird Identification. A resource with pictures that identifies the birds that can be seen at Brookfield.
• Tree Identification Trail. A resource with photographs that identifies the amazing variety of trees that can be seen at Brookfield.
• Know your Brookfield. A series of questions and photographs designed to help visitors discover Brookfield.
Founded 1958
  • 562 Moores Valley Road, Wainuiomata, RD1, New Zealand
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