A fabric badge of the New Plymouth branch of the Young Men's Christian Association ( YMCA ). The shield shaped badge is printed on blue felted fabric. It features an image of Mount Taranaki / Egmont at the centre. The mountain has an inverted triangle in front of it with " NEW PLYMOUTH / Y.M.C.A / CAMP WAIWERANUI " is written in blue across the triangle. There are two crossed climbing axes behind the triangle.
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Badges like this one were awarded to Camp Waiweranui attendees. The camp was located in the Egmont National Park beside the Stoney River. This camp, used in summer holidays only, was used by 16-19 year-olds. The building was constructed by YMCA members and all materials were carried by foot for the last 2 kilometres.
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