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Secondary Groups

Year 7 to 13 students from secondary schools throughout Southland, Fiordland and Otago enjoy challenging week-long camps at Borland Lodge.

Students study the natural history of the area and learn new outdoor skills.

Activities include overnight camps, kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing and abseiling, Clifton caves visit (DOC brochure available), team building, group challenges, tramping, SAR exercises, art & craft, swimming at the Blackmount Community heated pool, compass work and orienteering, astronomy and watching the night sky while enjoying the ever popular Borland Campfire.
Groups can participate in the predator and weed control project.


In the Borland area there is scope for:
  • Rock climbing - NCEA Level 1, 2 and 3
  • Physical Education up to NCEA Level 3 Kayaking
  • Biology - NCEA Level 1 and 2
  • Geography - NCEA Level 1 and 2

We advise all camp leaders that Outdoor Education activities must be taken by qualified instructors.

Outdoor Instructors associated with Borland Lodge are:

Adventure Southland

Phone: 03 215 4221

Alpha Outdoors

Outdoor instruction and staff training
Bruce Conway
Email: bruceconway@inspire.net.nz



















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