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A camp experience to discover more about life and connect with others

“I learnt more about where I place God in my life and knowing that he will always love me”
– Matthys


(scroll down for more about our camps)

Young Adults Winter Retreat 2021

  • When: July 16th - 18th 2021
  • Where: Pacific Park, Papamoa
  • Age: 17 years +
  • Cost: $180

Encounter Camps offer a live-in camp community to strengthen people, help them discover more about life and connect with others while doing fun activities such as riding dirt bikes, surfing or wakeboarding. We cater for learner and experienced participants with suitable and safe environment to learn and have fun. Providing accommodation, transport during camp and food, camp is filled with great people, games and activities, life learning's and discussions from a Christian faith perspective.

Bring your own equipment or hire options are available (dependent on the camp) at an extra cost if you meet the criteria for this. Click on the equipment list and regulations to see what you will require to bring for dirt bike riding camps. 

For more information or any inquiries please do not hesitate to contact us on or 072182113. 

Encounter Camps focuses on:

  • Increasing self-worth through an atmosphere of acceptance where young people feel valued and understood
  • Sharing a message of hope and faith in Jesus and God's Fatherly love for every person 
  • Developing social skills through activity-based learning, communication and teamwork

*A $50 non-refundable deposit will secure you a place on camp

“Encounter Camps have impacted me in so many ways through the years and has helped to keep me grounded in my faith.“ - Scott


Teen camps are a safe and fun camp environment for 13-18 year old's to develop lasting friendships, increased self-worth and a sense of belonging. This camp experience will only bring out the best in you as you learn how incredibly valued you are.


You will definitely have a blast at this seven day camp in school holidays, four full days riding dirt bikes with lake day activities midweek.

When: January 2022
Where: Karapiro, Central Waikato
Age: teen 13-18yrs
Cost: tbc
Register: open Oct 


Brace yourself for four days of camp fun over Queens Birthday holiday weekend with three days riding dirt bikes and soaking in the spa afterwards. 

  • When: June 4th - 7th 2021
  • Where: Pacific Park, Papamoa
  • Age: teens 13-18yrs
  • Cost: tbc
  • Register: CLICK HERE


Get amongst this six day teen camp with three days riding dirt bikes and one day of other fun camp games.

  • When: October 2021
  • Where: Pacific Park, Papamoa
  • Age: teen 13-18yrs
  • Cost: tbc
  • Register: open July

"Encounter has helped me to come out of my comfort zone and lead and help others with passion and purpose."  - Justin


Encounter Young Adults Camps offer an empowering atmosphere of fun activities and learnings for ages 17+ to enjoy a fun weekend away of activities while exploring stepping into adulthood and growing into the incredible young men and women they were created to be.


Join us for a relaxing weekend to with great people to reset and refresh yourself while riding dirt bikes and enjoying time in the spa. Don’t forget your togs and towel or a jacket to sit by the pool and enjoy the company.

  • When: July 16th-18th 2021
  • Where: Pacific Park, Papamoa 
  • Age: young adults 17+ 
  • Cost: $180
  • Register: open April


Enjoy a refreshing weekend of dirt bike riding and lake boating activities to encourage you as you encounter your incredible potential. Bring your own wakeboard or use ours along with instructors to ensure your success. 

  • When: Nov 5th-7th 2021
  • Where: tbc 
  • Age: young adults 17+ 
  • Cost: $180
  • Register: open Aug

“My Encounter Camp experience has made me feel a sense of belonging and to make positive friendships in a safe environment - people to talk to and relate with.” - Jakin

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 systems.


For further enquiries please contact us on 072182113 or email or submit your enquiry below.

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