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Unleashing potential in young people to Live Life Wide Open

Welcome to Youth Encounter, a vibrant community dedicated to empowering the youth of Aotearoa NZ to live life wide open! We recognize the incredible potential within every young person, even when they may doubt it themselves. Our mission is to unleash their God-given potential through therapeutic activity-based programs by creating a safe space of belonging for them to fully participate.

We are dedicated to creating an environment where genuine acceptance can be found and authentic connections formed. Through our fun culture, we create a space where people not only discover their true value but are also empowered to live life to the fullest.

Join us on this exciting journey of reshaping the youth culture of our nation through self-discovery and empowerment!

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Embark on a weekend  Escape filled with exploration of life's new ideas, spiritual connection, thrilling dirt biking, golfing delights, and various engaging activities. Whether you bring your own dirt bike or opt to inquire about our available rentals – suitable for learners to experienced riders – and with an abundance of golf clubs, everyone is warmly invited to join the adventure.

  • When: 19-21 April 2024

  • Where: Paengeroa, BOP

  • Age: 17-24yrs 

  • Cost: $150

Exploring Cognitive Growth Through Adventure

February 16, 2024
Introduction In recent years, our alternative programs has gained attention for its potential to foster cognitive growth and emotional well-being among our youth using ditbikes as a tool. Our programs utilize off-road biking as a means to promote positive development and resilience among participant...
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Our approach to safety

Our approach to safety is fundamental to the success of our organisation. We believe in creating a culture of safety, driven by our top leadership with the systems in place to filter down to our participants. Click here to learn more about our safety and risk disclaimer.


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