February Half-Term Holiday Club Programme 2018February Half-Term Holiday Club

The February Holiday Club 2018 Has Now Finished. News Of The 2019 Programme Will Be Available In The New Year. Keep Checking For Updates.

For A Taster Of The 2018 Programme, See The Details Below.

The February Half-Term Holiday Club runs for 5 days and is packed full of great activities, plenty of outdoor fun and offers parents and carers a brilliant programme of variety and first class child care throughout the February Half-Term Holidays.

Each day we run a completely different programme. No one day is the same! Typical of the time of year our focus is on Early Spring themes utilising the natural resources in the woods and open land at this time of year. We offer crafts, challenges, games and of course our live animals. 

Please Note due to Ofsted restrictions for our Poets Corner site presently, we can not offer places to Young Explorers - 6 to 7 year olds at the moment.

Live Animals - We have over 50 species of Live Animals - Get to meet many of them on selected days

Bushcraft - We have many bushcraft activities that are themed to provide children with challenges to learn new skills

Forest School - Using traditional Forest School techniques to interact and learn in the natural outdoor environment 

Low Ropes - Providing physical and play activities with themed challenges on our professional low ropes equipment

The February Holiday Club provides early years childcare at our Mini-Explorers Garden Venue in Bexley for our usual Preschool Nursery parents and subject to availibility other parents whom regularly use our holiday club services. The 5 days will explore various aspects of outdoor activities for the children..

Existing customers will be able to choose all the usual session options as per the normal ADO Mini-Explorers timetable - HERE>. Please note lunch will need to be provided for the February Holiday Club. A packed lunch will be required for your child. Breakfast and After School Club light snacks will be provided for extended session bookings.

Non-Mini Explorer parents will not be able to book individual PM Afternoon or After School PM sessions, unless they are part of an Extended Full Day Session.


Unfortunately due to Ofsted Restrictions on our chosen venues, we can not offer places on the February Club this year for Young Explorers (Ages 6 to 7 Years) at our Poets Corner venue. We will be working towards getting Ofsted registered for this brand new venue for later in 2018.


The Rangers will be involved in five days of conservation based activities at our Healthcare and Education Centre, Poets Corner, Keats Road, Welling, with the last day ending with some treats and festive carols around a roaring fire.

Our February programme is so jam-packed with activities it would take forever to list them all, but for the highlights check out the listings below. Don't forget, you can book any one day, multiple days in any combination. 

February Club Programmes


The EarlyYears Festive Club will follow our normal day to day routines the children are used to at term time preschool, except, we will over the course of the 5 days have some special themed activities with the highlights below:

♦  Tortoise Racing  ♦  Mini-Beast Hunts ♦  Leaf Bashing & Flag Making  ♦  Den Making  ♦  Activities By The Campfire  ♦  Nature Paint  ♦  Mini Habitats For Our Cuddly Toys ♦ Animal Encounters


The Rangers will be down at our Poets Corner site, involved in some spring conservation and ecology activities. We will have our themed days as follows:

Monday - Woodland Ranger - Coppicing, Dead Hedging, Creating Pathways, Wood Disc Art, Natural Weaving Frames and Peashooters!

Tuesday - I'm A Ranger, Get Me Out Of Here - Natural Mammal Enrichment, Animal Interaction, Animal Keeper, The Big Bad Bug Hunt, Walking The Goats

Wednesday - Conservation Special - Natural Den and Shelter Building, Fire Skills Workshop, Spear Throwing, Woodland Bug Zone Creation, The Big Dig, Horse Field Development, Hutch Preservation

Thursday - Rainforest Challenge - Low Rope Team Building, Meet The Creepy Creatures, Frogger Relay Races, Snakes In The Grass Game

Friday - Bushcraft Survivor - Natural Den and Shelter Building, Making & Cooking Chocolate Chip Bunsestive Carols, Fire Skills Workshop, Carve A Survival Tool, Spear Throwing

So in summary, a nice little break for your children at their first half-term break of the new year and a chance for parents and guardians to get on with their daily chores or work, without having the kids getting in your way!


Register and Find Out How To Pay For Your ChildrenAll Holiday Clubs Include

  • All Club Leaders Fully Qualified In Their Respective Childcare, Bushcraft, Animal Care or Forest School Qualifications
  • Fully Insured - Public Liability for Animal Handling and Events
  • Fully Licensed for Animal Handling through Bexley Borough Council
  • Health & Safety Guidelines Monitored
  • Ofsted Staff Ratios Adhered To
  • All Terms & Conditions Apply, Which Are Sent With Your Booking Form
  • Pricing Valid Until End of September 2018
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