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Discover what it’s like to live and learn at Telford.

If you like working with your hands and are interested in agriculture, rural veterinary tech or equine then this is for you!

3 action packed days with plenty of hands on experience.

Our taster camps will allow you to explore the primary sector to see if it is for you. This all inclusive experience will expose you to a range of agricultural skills that are needed to work in the industry.


Camps are run during the school term breaks, so that prospective students can experience first-hand what life is like on campus. Arrive Tuesday afternoon, depart Friday evening / Saturday morning
Cost $100
Restricted to 40 students for each camp
We will collect you
Learn new skills

For more information email or call us on 0800 835 367

APPLICATION FORM Online - Telford Taster Camps
Camp Details
I wish to attend Taster Camp
12 - 16 July
4 - 8 October
6 - 10 December
I am interested in
Rural Veterinary Technician
Personal Details

*Please Note: Student must be 16 years old by the start date of the camp to attend

*Please Note: Special Dietary requirements and known medical/disabilities need to be disclosed as a requirement by the Hostel/Catering and Taster organisers to ensure they are aware of any potential issues.

School Details
Current year of study
Payment will be made by
Parent/Guardian Consent

*Please Note: All Students under 18 must have Parent/Guardian consent

Once your application is submitted, we will contact you (or your Parent/Guardian if under 18) for consent and payment. If you’re accepted, an acceptance letter will be sent to you with further information. You must advise Telford staff about your arrival so that we can collect you from either Dunedin Airport or Balclutha bus station. Teachers / parents may be hosted for free in exchange for mentoring a group of students. Please contact Telford for more information: