Terms & Conditions

Khalsa Camp NZ is organised by Khalsa Foundation Charitable Trust New Zealand in association with Khalsa Foundation UK. Khalsa Camps have been running since 1990 and was one of the first residential camps in the world, if not the first camp to let campers explore Sikhi in English.

Cancellations & Refunds
Khalsa Camp reserves the right to cancel a booking/registration without reason. In this circumstance Khalsa Camp will only provide a refund for any fees paid during the registration process. Khalsa Camp will not be responsible for payment on any travel arrangements which may have been made or any other associated costs.
Registrations can be cancelled until 5th Dec 2017 for a refund. Cancellations after 5th Dec are transferrable only. All funds will go towards Khalsa Foundation NZ.
Any cheques or other forms of payments made towards an application after the closing date will be used towards seva of the camp.

Consent for Photographs
By registering for the camp, the camper or their parent/guardian provide express consent to take photographs/videos of the event or activity that may contain images of the camper. It is likely that these images may be used as

  • a record of the activity or the event
  • publicity material for further activities or events on leaflets/websites/magazines
  • illustrations of the activities or events in published articles
  • other uses deemed appropriate by Khalsa Foundation NZ

Khalsa Foundation NZ will take all steps to ensure these images are used solely for the purposes they are intended. Khalsa Foundation NZ would not crop out or edit any photos or videos of the camper. Khalsa Foundation NZ or its Trustees/employees accept no liability for the use of these images nor is liable for the payments of any royalty for the use of these images.

Rules & Regulations onsite

  • Campers tell us Khalsa Camp is well organised, exciting, and in the words of past campers, “a life changing experience.” We want it to be an awesome memorable experience not just for you and me, but for everyone attending, visiting. To ensure Khalsa Camp runs smoothly, we ask everyone (campers, sevadars, site workers, and anyone else) to stick to a few rules which are basic common sense.
  • Campers must not possess, use or distribute/sell any intoxicants including tobacco and alcohol.
  • Any area of the camp site which is gender-designated i.e. female/male only; should be abided by. Males must not enter female only areas and vice-versa.
  • Any offensive, abusive behaviour towards anyone including fellow campers, volunteers or site personnel will not be tolerated and such campers will be expelled immediately from Khalsa Camp.
  • No pets/animals are allowed.
  • Campers must be 13+ unless parents or guardians are also attending the camp.
  • Mobile phones must be switched off during certain camp activities.
  • Any deliberate damage to any equipment, security systems, health & safety precautionary equipment etc. will lead to immediate expulsion from Khalsa Camp and liability for payment for any damage caused will be on the offender.
  • Any visitors i.e. parents/guardian are welcome to visit with prior agreement with the Administration Coordinator at Khalsa Camp. The length of stay will be the day, no accommodation will be provided for the visitor and the visitors will be charged at the rate of $50 per day per person.
  • Khalsa Camp will not be liable for any missing items; we therefore advise that you bring a lockable suitcase.
  • No persons may enter or leave the camp site without prior permission for safety reasons.
  • The use of aerosol deodorants is prohibited as they can set off fire/smoke detectors. If there is a false alarm due to disobeying this, the responsible party will be fined by the camp site.
  • The camp site may have their own rules and regulations which you must follow also, this will be made clear to you on your first day of Khalsa Camp.
  • Khalsa Camp reserves the right to change the programme of events as reasonably necessary.
  • Khalsa Camp reserves the right to dismiss any participant for improper dress, conduct, language, attitude or behaviour which, in the judgement of the disciplinary committee is deemed to be detrimental to other participants experience and/or the success of the camp.
  • Khalsa Camp will not accept any liability for loss, damage or injury to the property or personal belongings of the camper.
  • Campers will be responsible to the owners of the venue for any cost of damage to the premises, equipment or related property.
  • Campers may be liable to Khalsa Camp for any deliberate damage to property that is supplied to them for use at Khalsa Camp.
  • Every effort will be made to ensure accidents do not occur, however Khalsa Camp cannot accept liability for any injury incurred as a result of such an accident. Any concerned person is advised to take out adequate personal insurance for the duration of the Khalsa Camp.
  • Any breach of the guidelines set above can result in immediate expulsion from the camp site/Khalsa Camp without refund. Campers in breach of the above guidelines will have to make their own travel arrangements to get back home on the same day and cover these costs themselves.
*Please note T&C’s are subject to change without notice.

For more information please email info@khalsacamp.co.nz