School camp helps grow good cit­i­zens

South Waikato News - - NEWS / HE PU¯RONGORONGO -

Lead­ers are in the mak­ing at For­est View High School af­ter more than 40 year 13 stu­dents at­tended a cit­i­zen­ship camp last week.

The three-day event was held in part­ner­ship with the Perry Out­door Ed­u­ca­tion Trust and the Foun­da­tion for Youth Devel­op­ment.

Stu­dent dean Kathy Mc­Gov­ern said the aim of the camp was to set up the stu­dents with goals for their school and per­sonal life for the year ahead.

The camp in­cluded stay­ing at Puakani Marae in Man­gakino, com­plet­ing a ‘‘mini tani­wha’’ event, peer men­tor­ing and com­plet­ing com­mu­nity ser­vices work.

Photo: CAITLIN WAL­LACE

GOOD DEED: For­est View High School stu­dents Ash­lea Mor­ris, left, Wiebke Gude, So­phie Good­hue and Lu­ciana Gomez picked up rub­bish at Lake Moananui.

YOUNG LEAD­ERS: For­est View High School’s year 13 stu­dents are all lead­ers in the mak­ing, thanks to a cit­i­zen­ship camp they at­tended to kick off the year.

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