The video shows a variety of activities that are available on school camp. This video shows the activities taking place at Pudding Hill Lodge.  However, all the activity options are still available at Staveley Camp, plus a few more!

At Pudding Hill School Camps, we provide a fully catered menu that is nutritious, balanced and enjoyed by the children! 

We have a clear understanding of what is required to make a school camp successful and pride themselves on being able to provide a camp programme that is educationally relevant, innovative and memorable for all concerned. 

There are many activities that are traditions on school camp, but there are also many that are new, innovative and unique to Pudding Hill. The following is a list of activities we have available. It is always being revised and new options are always being added.

The activities fall into a number of categories that can be programmed, optional, additional or extracurricular. A small number incur an additional charge.



  • Stream study/minibeasts/waterwatch/water hole
  • "The water is our district and Hertitage trail"
  • Nature watch - flora, fauna and bird life
  • Environmental education/Conservation programme/ paper making
  • Air rifles, archery, pioneering, /construction, survival, bivouacs.
  • First aid/Search and Rescue/ 2 way radio
  • Tenting and outdoor cooking
  • Orienteering, scavenger hunts/photographic digital art
  • Farm yard experience, dairy, sheep or deer farm visit
  • Outside games; volley ball, badminton, tennis, petanque, giant Mega 4
  • Creating a camp DVD
  • Wide games/Spot Light/ Quiz nights, disco, Concert, Camp fire (restrictions may apply)
  • Legacy project/community service
  •  Methven Heritage Centre - Agriculture and Alpine Experience, Horse riding, Methven Movies.
  • Art/sculptures, Science and/or technology challenges

Our Details

The main contacts :

Deb Stanaway 021 995 517 and email is

Gen DeSpa  021 134 5802 and email is