Perry Outdoor Education connects young people to the outdoors and inspires the next generation of ‘outsiders’.

Being Outdoors

Nature serves as an invaluable sanctuary, offering respite from the pressures of modern life and providing proven benefits for mental health & wellbeing


Cultural Connection

Personal & Social Growth

Learning Outdoors

We co-design outdoor activities that integrate curricula and enable young people to connect with the land, explore local stories and important places.


Environmental Connection

Learning By Doing

We delivered outdoor professional development for 121 primary & secondary teachers.

Get your students outdoors!

We got 2014 Waikato primary & secondary students outdoors in the last year.

Te Tiriti o Waitangi

POET is committed to being responsive to Māori as tangata whenua.

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Choose Outdoors

Choose Outdoors

Our POET Coordinator Pete Guyan loves the outdoors - but what happens when you have your family in...

Hamilton Tramping Club

Hamilton Tramping Club

In today's blog post, we are showcasing a local group - Hamilton Tramping Club who, alongside...

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