Our holiday programmes are led by qualified and passionate MERC staff who are dedicated to our vision of providing life changing marine environmental education and outdoor experiences for young New Zealanders.
Our holiday programme adventures provide your child with the opportunity to experience a MERC mission. MERC missions are themed around marine and land-based adventures. These missions can include a variety of activities and are dependent on conditions and group dynamics.
If your child is booked in with our School Holiday Programme, please ensure they bring:
Please note that MERC do not offer refunds or day swaps for the School Holiday Programme.
**For those affected by the recent floods or local parents needing child care for the additional week of summer holidays,
MERC is opening up a limited number of School Holiday Programme spots for participants on Thursday 2 February AND Friday 3 February.
PLEASE, IF YOU CANNOT TRANSPORT TO AND FROM MERC SAFELY, STAY HOME.
MERCs #1 priority is the safety of our participants and their family and whanau - including travel to and from Long Bay.
Payment is NOT required until you arrive.
If you cannot transport to and from MERC safely, stay home - no payment, no cancellation fee.
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