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Sport and Wellbeing

Kids' Camp Activity Days

We offer fun-filled activity days in the Easter and Summer holidays for children aged 5 to 14 years.

Our next Activity Days will run during Easter 2020, we are now taking bookings for this period from early January 2020 

Book Activity Days

Big fun for small people

For children aged 5 -7 years, we have developed a specific activity programme that’s going to be delivered by an Early Years practitioner and a children’s fitness instructor. The children are well looked after, with 1 member of staff for a maximum of 8 children. The structured sessions will begin at 9.15am,  drop off will be available from 8.00am, structured sessions will end at 16.45pm, pick up available up to 17.45pm. During these times outside of the structured sessions the children will be free play and supervised by staff.
 

Variety and their own pace

The 5 to 7 years old camp will run as separate to the older children with their own space and equipment that’s tailored to their needs. We know our younger age group like to have fun and try new things, but we also know they need more down-time to rebuild their energy reserves. The timetable alternates between energetic and quieter activities, with the emphasis on stimulating them through variety.

Activities

Below is a list of the activities that children aged 5-7 years may find on an Activity Week - These maybe subject to change.

Sport Art Games
  • Benchball
  • Football
  • Kwik Cricket
  • Rounders
  • Mini Olympics
  • Mini Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Ultimate Art
  • Cookery
  • Design and Construction
  • Make-a-Mask
  • Mega Murals
  • Free play
  • Brain Train Quizzes
  • Team challenges
  • Move and Groove
  • Outdoor activities
  • Parachute and Party Games
  • Music workshops
  • Treasure Hunt

Dates

Activity Days are available for the following dates:

Monday 6th April - Wednesday 8th April 2020

Wednesday 15th April - Friday 17th April 2020

Monday to Friday from 3rd August to 28th August 2020

Prices 

Activity Days 5-7 years old £25.00  

 

For young people aged between 8-14 years we have an exciting programme that will include a variety of sporting activities. The children will be lead through structured sessions by qualified staff, giving them a taster for numerous indoor and outdoor sports with a few out of the ordinary sessions thrown in such as blind crab football. The sessions will begin at 9.15am drop off will be available from 8.00am and will end at 16.45pm, pick up available up to 17.45pm.  The sessions will be run either at  the Jubilee Sports Centre and Wide Lane Sports Ground.

Activities

Below is a list of the activities that children aged 8-14 years may find on an Activity Week - These may be subject to change.

Sport Games
  • Benchball
  • Indoor football
  • Kwik cricket
  • Rounders
  • Blind Crab Football
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Dodgeball
  • Uni Hoc
  • Athletics events
  • Team challenges
  • Indoor climbing
  • Fun Swim Sessions
  • Easter egg hunt
  • Orienteering

Dates

Activity Days are available for the following dates:

Monday 6th April - Wednesday 8th April 2020

Wednesday 15th April - Friday 17th April 2020

Monday to Friday from 3rd August to 28th August 2020

Prices

Activity Days 8-14 years old £29.00


 

For children aged 8-14 years old.

Sport and Wellbeing are offering a range of activities days at our Watersports centre, this could including getting into a sailing dinghy and trying out sailing, paddling around on the river Itchen in front of the water sports centre, raft building and racing. In addition to these on water activities we are also able to offer air rifle shooting, soft archery, treasure hunts and a number of team building activities.

Dates

To be confirmed - no dates for Summer 2020

Prices

Watersports Activity Days £32.00

 

For children aged 8-14 years old.

3-day RYA Youth sailing scheme courses - there are four stages to the Youth Start Sailing courses:

  • Stage 1 - A basic understanding of how a boat sails with some experience of steering and handling the boat.
  • Stage 2 - A range of skills and knowledge to help in becoming a confident sailor.
  • Stage 3 - Rigging, Launching and sailing in any direction. Equivalent to Level 2 in the National Sailing Scheme.
  • Stage 4 - Sail a double handed boat as crew or helm, and solve a variety of problems afloat.

Location:

University Watersports Centre, Mead Crescent (off Oliver Road).

Timings:

Courses run from 09:30-16:30 daily and drop off is available from 09:15 and collection should not be later than 17:00.  Children should be dropped off and collected from the University Watersports Centre, Mead Crescent (off Oliver road)  

Dates

2020 - To be confirmed

Prices 

RYA Sailing Course (3 days) £108.00

 

 

Key Info

All of the Sports Staff have been checked by the Criminal Records Bureau and are trained on the relevant Child Protection issues.

Ofsted Registered, (Ofsted, National Business Unit, St Ann’s Square, Manchester, M2 7LA) 

Telephone: 0300 123 1231     Email: enquiries@ofsted.gov.uk

Childcare Vouchers are accepted

Our next Activity Days will run during Easter 2020. We will be taking bookings for this period from the 1st of January, 2020.

Bookings will close each week from 13:00 on the previous Friday:

Activity Week Deadline to Book 
 Monday 6th April - Wednesday 8th April 13:00 Friday 3rd April
 Wednesday 15th April - Friday 17th April 13:00 Friday 10th April
 Monday 3rd August - Friday 7th August 13:00 Friday 31st July
 Monday 10th August - Friday 14th August  13:00 Friday 7th August
 Monday 17th August - Friday 21st August 13:00 Friday 14th August
Monday 24th August - Friday 28th August 13:00 Friday 21st August

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Payment by Childcare Voucher

If you wish to pay by Childcare Voucher we must receive notification of payment from your Childcare Voucher Provider by close of business on Wednesday 25th March 2020 to confirm your child's space for the Easter Activity Days.  If we do not receive confirmation the space will be released to the waiting list.

Bookings made after the 20th March must be made by credit or debit card.

 

 

 

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Bouldering Wall
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Fun and Games in the Jubilee Sports Centre Swimming Pool
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Trampolining in the Jubilee Sports Centre
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Rifle Shooting at the Watersports Centre
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Team Games at the Jubilee Sports Centre
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Soft Archery at the Watersports Centre
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Raft Building at the Watersports Centre
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Sailing on the River Itchen
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Fun out on the Water
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Sailing on the River Itchen
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Powerboating on the River Itchen
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Watersports Safety Briefing at the Watersports Centre
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