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Happy Healthy Holidays

Children and young people receiving free school meals are being invited to sign up now to enjoy free activities during the Spring break with our Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF).

Happy Healthy Holidays

Funded by the Department for Education, 'Happy Healthy Holidays' provides a great opportunity for local children and young people who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals to get out and about, get active and meet new friends. The sessions include a variety of fun activities alongside a nutritious meal each day.

The programme includes specific provisions available for children with SEND or additional needs, at no cost to you.

Our Spring programme of activities is being delivered by a whole host of providers (listed below) and takes place between Tuesday 2nd April 2024 and Friday 12th April 2024.

Paid for places are available in some of the clubs for children who are not eligible for benefits-related free school meals.

Anyone with any queries on the programme can email HAF@lancaster.gov.uk and someone will be in touch.

To book

For more information on the activities on offer from each provider and to book, please see the list of providers and their details below. You will need to contact them direct or book through the booking form.

Indigo Arts & Crafts

The Clubhouse, New St, Brookhouse,  LA2 9JP

Nestled in a beautiful semi-rural spot in the Lune Valley, Indigo Arts and Crafts take a holistic approach to creativity, with a strong emphasis on nature and the world around us.  Indigo Art and Crafts provide a wide variety of creative activities that take place both indoors in a large, spacious community hall and outdoors in the expanse of surrounding greenery. 

Children get the chance to use their imagination creatively, through a wide range of fun and engaging, artistic and nature-themed activities from painting to junk-modelling, nature trails to Bushcraft skills, pottery to baking, gardening to guest workshops.

Indigo Arts and Crafts Holiday Club aims to 'Inspire young minds creatively' where children leave with new skills, friendships and lots of happy memories.

During the Easter holidays, the provision will be focused on seasonal activities and bring in visitors, to both inspire our creative activities and offer enrichment days.

Book Here

Dates:  8th - 12th April (9am - 4pm)

Lancaster Boys and Girls Club

Lancaster Boys and Girls Club will be providing positive activities for young people in the holidays that include sports, arts, games, music and various trips. 

Book Here

Dates:  2nd - 5th April (11am - 6pm)

Morecambe FC Community Sports

Heysham Mossgate Sports and Community Centre, Townson Way, Heysham, Morecambe LA3 2AW

MFC Community Sports programme provides a multi-sports camp at Heysham Mossgate Centre The programme includes breakfast and a hot nutritional lunch. There will be engaging, fun physical activity and educational resilience workshops for young people of all abilities in a safe environment so the young people can learn and work together.

Fully Booked

Salt Ayre Leisure Centre

Doris Henderson Way, Morecambe, LA1 5JS

 

Our Salt Ayre Leisure Centre offers children the opportunity to be more active over the Winter holidays through a number of activities. Some of the activities will include swimming, climbing, soft play, board games, giant inflatables, Nerf wars sports and multi sports alongside a healthy lunch time meal.

Book Here

Dates:  2nd - 4th April (9am - 3.15pm)

Scotforth Playschemes

Scotforth School, Lancaster

Scotforth holiday playschemes provide fun themed play activities and events open for children in reception up to year 7 in secondary school. They launched their first summer holiday club in July 2012 and by popular demand extended this to provide all half term holidays and one week during Easter from Oct 2016. Scotforth Playschemes holiday clubs are unique with a detailed programme offering a huge variety of activities based around exciting daily themes. The activity programmes are organised, prepared and delivered by a friendly team who have specific skills suited to work with children of certain age groups and purpose resourced rooms with age appropriate toys, games and equipment.

Book Here

Dates: 2nd - 5th April

Please see poster for more information and how to book. 

Scotforth After School Club (PDF, 132KB)

 

Smart Body Sports

King Georges playing Fields, Lordsome Road, Heysham, Morecambe, LA3 1JB

or

Vale of Lune Rugby Club, Powder House Lane, Lancaster.  LA1 2TT

These holiday camps are designed to help your kids get active, introduce them to new and exciting activities, and create a fun-filled experience, whether it's multi-sports, team building or enrichment. 2 holiday camps are available to book on: Vale of Lune Rugby Club or Heysham Atoms.

 

Book Here

Dates:  2nd - 5th April (10am - 2pm)

Ryelands Primary School

Torrisholme Road, Lancaster LA1 2RJ

Ryelands Primary School offers meet and greet sessions, keep fit classes, opportunities to prepare healthy snacks, learning to grow their own vegetables, outdoor physical activities and independent learning utilising the large school grounds for a variety of activities. Open to children in reception, year 1 and year 2 on benefit related free school meals.

Fully Booked

Stanleys 

79-83 Stanley Road Heysham, Leighton Hall LA3 1UT

Stanleys Community Centre offers a range of sessions for 12 to 16 year olds, which include sports, art, trips and experiences both locally and across the county.

Fully Booked

Lighthouse Club

War Memorial Hall, Morecambe

Lighthouse Club offers a range of actvities for primary aged children. Activities include arts, crafts and sports.

Book Here

Dates:  9th - 12th April (8am - 5pm)

Jam Coding

Lancaster Road Primary School,

Lancaster Road, Morecambe

LA4 5TH

This program of events involves 50% online activity and 50% offline. The clubs are aimed at bridging the digital divide, teaching young people about healthy lifestyles and providing a safe, social space and meal for children and families that will benefit from any of those initiatives. 

Book Here

Dates:  2nd - 5th April (10am - 2pm)

 

Cancer Care

Slynedales Slyne Road, Lancaster LA2 6ST

Cancer Care runs a peer support services for young people aged 11 – 17 who are in secondary school. They support young people who are bereaved through any reason or who have family/friends with life limiting illness, They look to promote wellbeing mentally, physically, and emotionally through the variety of enriching activities. Their groups prevent social isolation by bringing young people together to share fun experiences. During the activity weeks they will cook and bake and embed this into the daily activities where possible.

Fully Booked

Imagination Gaming

Lancaster Central Library, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HY

Join Imagination Gaming for oodles of fun... learning and playing some of the coolest, smartest, fast witted and amusing board games from across the world. Games that are easy to pick up but hard to put down! The cornerstone of its ""Learn to Play, Play to Learn"" motto.

Games and activities for all ages and abilities with something for everyone, whatever your interests. With lots of new games hot off the press, robotics, coding and problem solving, our mind-bending puzzles are guaranteed to make you smile!

Make your move and come join us....take on your friends, make some new friendships and have a wonderful time!

Founded in 2007 Imagination Gaming delivers exciting and engaging learning experiences for educational and social organisations.

Book Here

Dates:  4th - 9th April (10am - 2pm)

Wise Up Workshop

This Easter, Wise Up Workshop is offering young people an opportunity to experience a residential in the beautiful grounds of The Rookhow Quaker House in Cumbria. The activities will be inspired by the woodland, learning about nature, cooking healthy foods on the firepit, creative workshops and outdoor experiences.

Ages 6-10 for 1 night on April 8th/ Picking up in Morecambe at 9am/ 4 spaces available

Ages 10+ for 2 nights 9th & 10th of April

Call to go onto our waiting list - 07506295782

Fully Booked

 

 

Ludus Dance

The Storey, Meeting House Lane, LA1 1TH

Join the Ludus Dance team as they continue this year's project 'GROW'. Enjoy exploring light-art, photography, filming, dancing and arts and crafts to build your own world and share it with others. Based in their Community Hub in The Storey, you will adventure into the outdoors, playing and moving in the gardens where you will plant, grow and take care of your own food and plants!

Book Here

Dates:  8th - 11th April (9am - 4pm)

Ridge Community Centre

2-4 Ridge Square, LA1 3HR

We are based on The Ridge Community estate in Lancaster and accommodate children from reception class age through to 14, we have a wide range of activities running daily, Craft, Sports, Pool table, Table football, Messy play, table top games. 

Our provision runs from 9am - 4.30pm (breakfast and a light tea included)

To book, call in to the community centre. Alternatively call 01524 389008 or message on facebook

Dates:  2nd - 5th April and 9th - 12th April (9am - 4.30pm)

Targeted Youth Service

Ages 11-19 years

Monday 8th April 2024 -  6pm - 8.15pm - Laser Rush, Marine Road, LA4 4BU. Laser Rush Session for SEND Young People.

Wednesday 10th April 2024 -  1pm - 3pm - White Cross Neigbourhood Centre, Quarry Road, Lancaster, LA1 3SF. Art session – screen printing bags and t-shirts

Thursday 11th April 2024 -  1pm - 3pm - Morecambe Library, Central Drive, Morecambe, LA4 5DL. Art session – screen printing bags and t-shirts

Friday 12th April 2024 -  6pm - 8.15pm - Laser Rush, Marine Road, LA4 4BU. Laser Rush Session for Young People.

To book email cfwyouthwork@lancashire.gov.uk

Last updated: 05 April 2024

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