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Camp Purple Live 2021
Photo by Crohn's & Colitis New Zealand Charitable Trust


Crohn's & Colitis New Zealand Charitable Trust —

Dates of Camp: Saturday 22nd – Thursday 27th January 2022 

Venue: Living Springs, 218 Bamfords Rd, Allandale, Lyttleton 8971 

Registration for camp is open to children and teens who have been diagnosed with either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis and are between the ages of 9 and 17. Please send an email to: campenquiries@crohnsandcolitis.org.nz and request a registration packet. 

The camp has openings for 78 campers this year so early registration is advised. Registration packs will also include a medical form that will need to be filled out by your doctor.

Applications close on Wednesday 30th September 2021

To find out more about Camp Purple Live click here.

Want to find out how to apply?  Click here.

Do you want to become part of our volunteer team?

The camp would not be possible without our team of 30+ dedicated volunteer staff and medical team to ensure the safety and well-being of our campers.

Volunteer positions include activity group leaders and floater volunteers. Our volunteer medical specialists include:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Mental Health Specialists

To find out more, click here.

If you would like further information on becoming a Camp Purple Live volunteer, please email: campenquiries@crohnsandcolitis.org.nz

Note to parents: One of the most important outcomes that campers experience at Camp Purple Live is an increased sense of independence. To foster that outcome, CCNZ does not accept parents of campers to serve as camp volunteers.

Want to donate to Camp Purple 2022? Visit our give-a-little page.