from 28 December 2022 to 5 January 2023
RSCDS NZ Branch Summer School
based at The Parnell Hotel and Conference Centre, Parnell, Auckland
A nine-day gathering of classes, socials, workshops, excursions and evening events
Register by 31 August to secure your spot!
Let's bring dancers together from across New Zealand!
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Commuter registration includes all morning classes, afternoon events, and evening functions. Resident registration includes all these features in addition to accommodation and three meals a day.
Additional sightseeing charges (eg museum entrance fee) are not included.
More details are available on the registration form.
Many thanks to the NZ Branch for approving a one-off subsidy to reduce the cost to attend.
Several scholarships are available via the NZ Branch. Applications are due by 30 June - click the buttons below to view.
The Parnell Hotel & Conference Centre
10/20 Gladstone Road, Parnell, Auckland
Residents can stay in this home away from home, explore beautiful Parnell, and be on site for many Summer School events. Immerse yourself in the complete Summer School experience!
Meet the Committee
She is the oldie on the organizing committee, with Emma keeping her young, and Shona and Duncan keeping her on track with their years of SCD experience. Liz’s heritage is 50/50 Irish and English, with no Scottish forebears at all. She grew up on the beach at The Mount, before university and a business career, and came to SCD with her husband Mike Ross in 2009.
As a recently retired business owner, Shona brings her years of event management & organisational experience to the committee of the 2022-2023 Summer School.
Shona will be looking after Registrations & Finance, and is hoping (after the disappointment of the past two years’ SS cancellations) to be flooded with applications to support this year’s Summer School.
Be in early, as there are only so many spaces. See you there!
Summer Schools have been some of my favourite Scottish Dancing experiences, and I’m excited to be a small part in bringing that to life once more. My main role in the committee is marketing and media – and I’m constantly amazed at the incredible knowledge and financial skills of my fellow committee members! I study biomedical engineering and psychology, and in my spare time I love eating interesting bread.
Join us for a Scottish Country Dancing extravaganza!
Register during the month of April to go into the draw to win a $25 voucher to the NZ Branch shop!