Photo by Christina McDonald.
Shopping bags were stuffed full of clothes at the Youth
Booth over the weekend.
The activity was a fundraiser for the youth centre's
initiative to send young people aged 13-16 to summer camp in
the United States.
The first to be sent will be Baxter Thomas (13), who is
pictured with Wakatipu Youth Trust worker Rhys Smith.
The weekend's fundraising effort, in which people paid $5 to
fill a bag with as many clothes as they could, collected more
Mr Smith said the summer camp was part of the trust's new
cultural experience programme and it was hoped the initiative
Other fundraisers to come include a barbecue and an auction.
Baxter will leave for the month-long camp at the end of June.