Shortbreaks Summer Holiday Club Programme 2019 Summer Holiday Club

The Shortbreaks Summer Holiday Club runs for 4 Weeks and is packed full of great activities, plenty of outdoor fun and offers parents and carers a brilliant programme of variety and first class services for children and young people throughout the traditional School Summer 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 Summer themes and plenty of outdoor activities utilising the natural resources at this time of year. We offer crafts, country sports, challenges, games and of course our live animals. 

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The Short Breaks Holiday Club is open to children and young people living or looked after in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. All children and young people will be assessed and determined whether they are eligible for the Short Breaks service.

To book you will need to reside in the Royal Borough of Greenwich

All children and young people will be assessed to see if they eligible for short breaks

All Children and young people will need to have an EHCP

We offer targeted and specialist short break provision


These day sessions will be structured with activities over the 5 hours, including regular breaks and includes attendees being able to have their lunch around the campfire! Please make sure your young person attends with a packed lunch and refillable drink bottle! As the nature of the children and young people attending, the sessions below provide a guideline, but of course will be flexible and adaptive to individual needs where possible. 

Registration - Begins at 9.45am until 10.15am

Session 1 - 10.15am until 10.45am and then Break 10.45am until 11.00am

Session 2 - 11am until 11.30am and then Session 3 - 11.30am until 12.15pm and then Lunch Around The Campfire - 12.15pm until 12.45pm

Afternoon Sessions - Between 12.45pm-2.45pm - There will be additional programmes throughout the afternoon with a more focussed longer activity at some point, interdispersed with rest breaks.

Collection Times -  2.45pm until 3pm

Please note due to the needs of the children and young people attending, they can leave or finish earlier than the advertised times in agreement with parents and carers if required.

Key Points Book & Register For The Short Breaks Holiday Club

Fee - Our 10am-3pm day rate is £30 per day

Support - Parents and Carers will be able to support their child or young person - please be advised a maximum of 1 allowed (DBS Required)

Lunch - There will be no lunch supplied, please bring a packed lunch and snacks

Live Animals - We have over 30 species of Live Animals - Get to meet many of them on selected days

Equine - For those that love being with horses, we have plenty of activities with our horse and three ponies

Bushcraft - We have many bushcraft activities that are themed to provide children and young people 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

Archery  - Get some great action with our qualified instructors

For those children who particularly enjoy equine (horse and pony) activities, please note the small and farm animal days will have horse grooming and feeding as lead activities if required.

Please note activities will be adjusted to the needs, abilities and requirements of each individual child or young person. Suitable substitute activities will be available if required.

Shortbreaks Summer Club Programmes

Rangers - Ages 8 to 17 Years 

Forest Adventure Small Animal Day Farm Animal Day Bushcraft Adventure Rainforest Challenge
Monday 29th July Tuesday 30th July Wednesday 31st July Thursday 1st August Friday 2nd August
Friday 9th August Thursday 8th August Tuesday 6th August Monday 5th August Wednesday 7th August
Tuesday 13th August Wednesday 14th August Thursday 15th August Friday 16th August Monday 12th August
Thursday 22nd August Friday 23rd August Monday 19th August Wednesday 21st August Tuesday 20th August
Activities Include: Activities Include: Activities Include: Activities Include: Activities Include:
Build a Stick Person Animal Care Breakfast Helper Feed The Horses Campfire Bread Making  Clay Amphibians 
Man Made Shelters Animal Handling - Reptiles Feed The Pigs  Whittle A Stick! Conservation Wall
Hammocks & Swings Natural Bird Feeders Feed The Goats Build a Shelter  Meet The Amphibians
Sensory Trails Turbo Snails Animal Care Helper Campfire Bread Cooking  Wildlife Detectives 
Make Mud Faces on Trees Tortiose Track & Racing Walk The Ferrets Nature Decoration  Wiggly Wormery 
Leaf Dancing Animal Handling - Inverts Walk the Goats  Spear Throwing  Animal Care Bedtime
Non-Contact Boxing * Animal Care - Pony Groom  Pony Grooming Archery * Low Ropes Adventure
Picnic Lunch & Campfire PIcnic Lunch & Campfire Picnic Lunch & Campfire  Picnic Lunch & Campfire Picnic Lunch & Campfire

* Activities will be adjusted depending on needs or substituted with a suitable themed activity accordingly.

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 2019
ADO Education is part of ADO Services (ADO) run wholly by Animal Days Out CIC, a Not-For-Profit Community Interest Company

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