Kirklees Summer Play Camp
Looking for fun ways to fill the school summer holiday? Check out the Kirklees Summer Play Camp.
The camp takes place at Woolley Edge Camp Site, between Barnsley and Wakefield is open to children aged 9 to 12 years.
It is run by an experienced voluntary organisation and is staffed by teachers, students and volunteers.
You child will spend four days (and three nights) in the country. Each of the three nights will be spent under canvas surrounded by open countryside.
There are around 75 children in each group so plenty of new friendships can be made.
You won’t need to but any special equipment either, but children do need to bring sensible clothing, footwear and if possible a sleeping bag (however these can be provided if necessary).
Whilst at the camp your child can try out new activities, learn new skills and make friends. Activities include archery, circus skills, water slide, giant connect-four, arts and crafts, team games, cycling, and sports.
The play camp takes place on:
Camp 1: 23 – 26 July
Camp 3: 2 – 5 August
Camp 4: 6 – 9 August
Camp 5: 12 – 15 August
Camp 6: 16 – 19 August
A week at the camp costs £55 per child, or £27.50 for children with a priority Kirklees passport. This includes coach travel Dewsbury or Huddersfield bus station and all meals.
Anyone who would like to apply for a place should visit www.kirklees.gov.uk/summercamp or call 01484 225956/01924 324558