Taking it Outdoors with POET
About Our Work
Perry Outdoor Education Trust equips schools in low socio-economic communities to develop young people using outdoor education experiences.
what we do
POET Programme Coordinators work alongside school staff
In The Field
POET Programme Coordinators work alongside teachers
A defining principle in our programme is teacher facilitation
Our Latest Blog Posts
Let’s face it, school camp can be a pretty daunting experience for a wide eyed and nervous year 9 student. There are so many firsts on camp - their first time camping, staying out in nature, cooking meals, being away from family (and technology!), trying new things...
Spring really is one of the most beautiful times of year to be out in nature. You can’t help but be blown away by the bright green colour palates of the forest, the new growth of the foliage, and the fresh Spring air. Getting out in nature & exploring new places...
To support our work we run an annual fundraiser - the NZ Mountain Film Festival. It's a collection of the best short films from the Wanaka event and this year was our fifth time hosting the event in Hamilton. We were all set for the night of the 12th August; our...