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Outdoor Programme

As part of the programme all girls have the opportunity to experience fun outdoor activities and camps, and work towards badges and certificates that teach them outdoor skills.

Here are some awesome activities girls participate in

  • Camping
  • Cycling and mountain biking
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Low ropes and confidence courses
  • Orienteering and geocaching
  • Skiing and winter fun
  • Bush walking
  • Day and overnight tramping
  • Abseiling
  • Rock climbing
  • High ropes
  • Flat water kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sea kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Raft building
  • River inner tubing


Camping is one of the most favourite activities in Guiding. Some camps are for girls in the same section, while others include all ages. At camp girls will be able to do cool activities and hang out with their friends.

  • Pippins have the opportunity to go on indoor camps
  • Brownies start to camp in tents
  • Guides camp in tents and can work towards running their own camp
  • Rangers camp, tramp and can run camps for Pippins, Brownies and Guides

Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award     

Girls aged 14 and over can enrol in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary award through GirlGuiding NZ and work towards an award that is recognised worldwide. There are aspects from the GirlGuiding New Zealand programme that can be cross-credited into the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hilary Award programme which re-enforces our girls learning and experience.

The Girl Guides Association New Zealand Incorporated - CC22069 is a registered charitable entity in terms of the Charities Act 2005.