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2019 breakout / elective sessions: topics and speakers

We’re excited to introduce six 2019 breakout/elective session topics run by six great communicators. Each session tackles what we consider to be an important contemporary issue. Your young people can choose which session they prefer to attend on each day. As per the programme, each is held for one hour at 10.45am on Saturday and 1.30pm on Sunday; except for Richard Goodwin’s two shorter ‘Quick Chat’ sessions, which are held at 5.30pm each afternoon. Check out the blurbs below, share wit...

May 19, 2019

2019 programme is here!

The best way to access the programme is by downloading our HM Rage app. Simply click the 'download our app' icon below, and follow the instructions. As a backup, you can also access the programme via PDF download below. However, we can't promise this will be kept as up-to-date as the app version. (Latest version of the programme was uploaded on the Friday of camp, 31 May).  Please note, the programme is subject to minor change and will be updated on the app as-and-when necessary. ...

May 19, 2019

Friday Night Base Raid game... some instructions for leaders

We’ve got an EPIC leaders vs. youth game planned for Friday night. All leaders will be involved, so we thought we’d better give you a heads up. Here’s how it’ll work, in brief:Leaders and youth will be released from Friday’s Late Night Show (LNS) to play the game. Youth will be provided with glow sticks for their wrist or leg at the LNS. The aim of the game (for them) is to make it to the volleyball court (next to the soccer field) and place their glow stick in a large clear tube....

May 12, 2019

Are you a photographer or videographer? We need you!

Space has opened up on our HM Rage team for photographers and videographers to capture imagery at this year’s camp. We realise we’re only a few short weeks away from camp (eep!), so if it’s on your heart to serve in either of these areas, we’d really love to hear from you ASAP. Specifically, we’re looking for:2+ photographers to shoot stills that capture the heart of what’s going on at camp. Images will be edited daily and put into Dropbox by around 11pm each evening, ...

April 29, 2019

Let us help you out with some answers to frequently asked questions

What is HM Rage?HM Rage is a Christian camp for teenagers (high schoolers in years 9 to 13). The camp has been run by a bunch of volunteers from around the North Island for more than 30 years. The aim is to provide a fun, energetic, social, and Christ-focused option for teenagers over Queen’s Birthday weekend. I want to attend, or know someone who does. What must I do to register?HM Rage takes registrations from youth groups only (rather than from individuals). If you’re a teenager you must ...

March 12, 2019

2018 small group questions for leaders

These small group questions are designed to facilitate discussion amongst your youth group following each main session at HM Rage. Talk through them with your group during small group time. Session #1 - Saturday morningWhat is your favourite food?What are some ways we see people settle for stones?Have you ever said no to stones and been able to later enjoy the real bread/blessing?Clint said that "The devil offers us stones, that always lead to death, Jesus offers us bread, that leads to life". D...

May 31, 2018

2018 programme: find out what's happening when

The HM Rage 2018 programme is here! Please note, a programme app with programme details and locations is also currently being developed and will be released for download before camp. For any programme-related questions pre camp, contact HM Rage director Jono Bay: jonoabay@gmailcom. For any programme-related questions at camp visit the Intel HQ Info Tent. Friday 8:00pm - arrival and registration9:15pm - late night show 11:30pm - after hours, including: talent heats (individual and ...

May 15, 2018

2018 breakout sessions: speakers and topics

We now have a list of this year’s breakout session topics and speakers. They tackle important contemporary issues and run in an hour slot on the Saturday and Sunday morning of camp. Your young people can choose which session they prefer to attend on each day. Check out the blurbs and have a think about which one(s) you and your young people would like to attend. Crapchat, Snapchat: Where is Jesus when Life Sucks?Life can suck. In a world which hits us with divorce, death and despair - how do w...

May 3, 2018

2018 leaders' newsletters/updates

Linked below are all leaders updates emailed to leaders pre camp. If  you would like to subscribe to receive these updates directly to your email, please contact beth@hmrage.co.nz. HM Rage 2018 - Update #1, 24 February.This year's theme, general camp details, promo material and more.HM Rage 2018 - Update #2, 12 March. Info about getting your youth group signed up for HM Rage 2018 and more.HM Rage 2018 - Update #3, 2 April. More rego info, changes to Friday night arrival and more.H...

April 27, 2018

We need you: support the HM Rage leadership team with your skills…

The HM Rage leadership team is responsible for organising every aspect of camp – from the epic programme to the entertaining talent quest, all ministry elements, camp communications and visuals, as well as speakers and worship – the works. In 2018 we’re looking for a small handful of talented youth leaders (or youth) willing to volunteer skills to support us in the lead-up and, at-times, during camp. At this stage, we need: a ministry team member, programme team member and photo and video ...

February 26, 2018

Talent Quest FAQs

Keen to enter the this year's HM Rage talent quest, but need a bit more information? Check out our answers to Frequently Asked Questions, here: Who can enter? Talent can come in all shapes and sizes. It might be acoustic, vocal, dance, wearable arts, poetry, video, or something else. We want to see it all! How can I register? Online registrations pre-camp are the way to go. Simply visit the 'Talent Quest' webpage on the HM Rage website and fill-in the online form. What's the performance sche...

May 1, 2017

Breakout sessions 2017

Once again this year we have a bunch of awesome 'breakout' sessions scattered throughout camp. These sessions tackle important contemporary issues and are led by great communicators. Damien Puddle - What's A Body? Paula Fakalata - Sex, Dating + All That Jazz Jordie Simmonds - Talking about Jesus - Isn't Evangelism Weird? Stefan Davies + James Chapman - Money, Money, Money Clint Craig - Leadership Plus, we have a few more guest elective speakers waiting to be confirmed - we'll let you ...

May 1, 2017

Download leaders' app

Our HM Rage leaders' mobile app (called Yapp) is ready to download! Yapp gives you access to: the full HM rage 2016 schedule (including times and locations), a map of camp, a map of breakout session venues, group questions for small group times, bios of our speakers, who your 'go to' people at camp are, and so much more! We advise all leaders to download Yapp on your mobile phones pre-camp - it's the best way for you to keep up-to-date with everything you need to know about HM Rage 2016. Re...

May 15, 2016

Breakout sessions 2016

This year we have seven awesome 'breakout' sessions scattered throughout camp. These sessions tackle important contemporary issues and are led by incredible communicators. Here's a list of this year's topics and speakers. Charlie Shadbolt - Girls Only - The Inner Family Graeme Chamberlain - Pathways - How Do I Study the Bible? Steve Adams - Boys Only Ants Jeffares - Worship Craig Heillmann - Holy Spirit Paula Fakalata - Sex & Dating David & Emma Peek - Messy Adventure Note:...

May 4, 2016

Leaders' role at camp

HM Rage would not function without you: our valued leaders. We want to empower you to minister to your youth as best as possible. Here's a two-point summary of how you can lead well at HM Rage. Enjoy! General leadership: Leaders are ultimately responsible for managing your own youth group during the weekend. This includes assisting with; lights-out time (by 1am), morning wake up calls, attendance at sessions, duties, and generally 'keeping an eye out' for your youth over the weekend. Small...

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