Camp Sladdin - Clevedon, North Island, New Zealand
S 36° 59.231 E 175° 02.249
60H E 325344 N 5904749
Quick Description: The campsite was named after Len Sladdin who had served as a Scouter in Clevedon in the early days of Scouting in New Zealand and who was still a member of Scouting when the camp was set up.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 5/13/2010 2:24:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM8TXK
The campsite sits beside 3 acres of tree shaded land and is bordered on one side by a stream. A further 5 acres of reserve adjacent to the site is available for camping if needed. A walking track loops around an old quarry which is now covered in native bush. It is an excellent area for nature study as well as for adventure and fun.
4 Bunk Rooms
The main camping area is about 1 hectare in size and runs along the side of the stream with a small stand of trees providing shade.
A large native bush exists around the quarry. The loop track provides access to an excellent area for the study of native plants and birds. Allow up to 3 hours to complete this walk. Amazing views coat to coast.
OTHER ON SITE ACTIVITIES
· eel fishing in the camp stream in the evening
· view glow worms in the quarry after dark
· ride the Flying Fox over the stream
· climb the rock face in the quarry
There is no official arch when entering this Scout Camp. The only reference is the large sign on the front of the building.
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