Highschoolers’ Training 2022

We are pleased to announce that registrations for the 2022 Highschoolers’ Training are now open and we warmly invite the high school-aged students to register.

The Highschoolers’ Training is a time for many high school-aged students to come and enjoy a week of pursuing the Lord together at the New Zealand Training Centre.

Information about the National Highschoolers’ Training

Dates & Times
Begins with 6 p.m. dinner Monday 10 October (registration and arrival from 4:00 p.m. onwards) and concludes after lunch and clean-up at 1:30 p.m. Friday 14 October 2022

Venue
New Zealand Training Centre, 33 Beale St, Hamilton, New Zealand

Fee
$130 per person. Payment is required at time of registration via a credit card.

Accommodation
Accommodation is provided by the Training Centre. The New Zealand Training Centre has limited bedding. Please bring your own pillow and sleeping bag/duvet. We can provide bedding for those travelling from overseas.

What to bring

  • Recovery Version Bible
  • Pens and highlighters
  • Personal toiletries
  • Ear plugs (optional)
  • Clothing, as per requirements on next page
  • Pillow and sleeping bag or duvet (overseas exempt)
  • Towel

Mobile Devices and Tablets
We would like to have a week that is filled with the enjoyment of the Lord and is free from any distractions that our mobile phones and tablets bring us. If you bring a mobile phone or tablet to the training, we will ask you to hand it in at registration and it will be returned to you at the conclusion of the training.

Optional School Study Times
We will allocate a study slot each day that can be used by highschoolers to continue their school studies, should you wish to do this. You may bring your laptop for this purpose; however, to maintain a proper atmosphere in the training, laptops will also need to be handed in at registration.  Your laptops will be made available to you each day during the study slots.

Clothing Standards
The clothing standards of a Highschoolers’ Training are slightly different to that of a highschoolers’ camp.  Please read carefully below so you are familiar with these standards before you decide to register for the training.

Meeting standard for brothers

  • Shirt – full button-down with a collar or appropriate polo shirt.
  • Pants (full-length pants) – beige, brown, blue, or black and without any patterns.
  • Belt – brown, black, or dark blue.
  • Socks – colours that blend with attire.
  • Shoes – solid black or brown, of a conservative style, and not displaying any brands, logos, or emblems. They should be kept clean and in good condition. They must have closed toes, sides, and heels.

Meeting standard for sisters

  • Dress or skirt.
    • Needs to be 5cm below the knee while standing or sitting
    • May not have slits beginning above the knees
  • Modest top – not form-fitting.
    • No spaghetti straps
    • No sheer or clingy material

Rest and exercise

  • T-shirts or polo shirts are permitted but must not be sheer.
  • No form-fitting clothing or shorts reaching above the knees are permitted.
  • Athletic shoes are permitted.

General guidelines for clothing

  • Must be kept neat, clean, and ironed.
  • Should not be too tight, exposing the body shape.
  • No clothing with secular wording or pictures on shirts, sweatshirts, t-shirts, or jackets.
  • No clothing with loose threads, missing buttons, tears, holes, etc
  • No clothing with very short sleeves (i.e. above the middle of the upper arm) or tank tops.
  • No pyjamas are to be worn outside of dormitory areas.
  • Do not remove your shoes in any meeting to avoid odour problems.

Guidelines and Expectations
The following expectations and guidelines will help foster a positive and enjoyable environment which will enable both you and other highschoolers to gain the greatest benefit from this week.

We ask that you please…

  • Come prepared to participate in all the meetings and activities of the training.
  • Dress appropriately, as per our clothing standards. Please check with a serving one if you are unsure about this.
  • Stay within the boundaries of the NZTC unless you are permitted to leave by a serving one or are going out to an activity.
  • Treat all the serving ones and other participants with courtesy and respect at all times.
  • Sleep only in the room assigned to you.
  • Go to bed at the appointed time and rise at the appointed time.
  • Speak positively and have a positive attitude.
  • Hand in any devices; laptops, tablets, phones etc. upon arrival. These will be held in a secure location for the duration of the training and given back on the last day after pack up. (This does not include basic watches and cameras)
  • Listen to, and read, only material related to the content and themes of the training.
  • Remember, this is a chewing gum-free, smoke-free, vape-free environment.

Dietary Requests
We are unable to meet dietary requests.

Registration
Registration is via the form below. Registration closes Monday 3 October.

Further Information
For further information concerning the Highschoolers’ Training, please send an email to register@nztc.ac.nz

Highschoolers’ Training Information and Instructions
Highschholers Training Poster