Young residents and visitors to the Wakatipu are in for
plenty of fun when they sign up for the 10-day summer holiday
programme at the Youth Booth in January.
Queenstown's youth advocacy and support team unveiled its
range of activities last week, beginning with a free open
house at the Booth in Stanley St on January 13, from 3pm to
Air hockey, a pool table, table tennis, X-Box 360, arts and
crafts and baking and more are on offer.
Horse riding on the scenic Ben Lomond Trail is set for
January 14 from 2pm to 6pm and costs $35.
Adventure continues on January 15, with white-water rafting
from 1pm to 7pm for $35.
All abilities will enjoy grabbing airtime at SITE Trampoline,
home of the wake rope, foam pit, four trampolines plus tramp
skis and tramp boards, on January 16 from 1.30pm to 4pm, for
Lock and load paintball on January 17 from 2pm to 5pm for
Open house is back and admission is free at the Youth Booth
on January 20.
The party moves to the beach of Queenstown Bay for
slacklining, paddleboarding, music and food on January 21
from noon to 4pm for $5.
A chance to learn and practise rock-climbing skills is
scheduled for both January 22 and 23 from 2pm to 5.30pm for
After all the action and adrenaline, the summer programme
concludes with a ''film and feed'' at the Youth Booth from
2pm to 6pm for $10.
Youth workers Jacqui Moir, Fi Sawers and Rhys Smith
encouraged young people to register, with a form completed by
a parent or guardian, and pay as soon as possible to secure
their booking, as spaces were limited for some activities.