October Half Term Holiday Schemes 2021

Free childcare places available for eligible children in October Half Term – 25th to 29th October 2021 for activities and healthy meals and snacks

Following the success of the Summer Healthy Holidays Calderdale schemes, there will be a smaller October Half Term programme with holiday schemes free to school-age children who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals. If you have received a letter confirming that your child is eligible for benefits- related free school meals, the holiday scheme provider may ask you to show them this letter.

Some of the holiday schemes below are also open to children whose parents can pay a donation or a fixed fee for their attendance, so please do check with them to find out if they can take part in the fun this half term.

Details for each scheme are below and click through to apply for your place between 25th – 29th October 2021.

Project Communities CIC

Venue(s):

Abbey Park Primary, Keighley Close, Halifax HX2 9DG

Cross Lane Primary, Cross Lane, Elland HX5 0LP

Old Earth Primary, Lower Edge Road, Elland HX5 9PL

Session dates and times:

Monday 25th – Thursday 28th October 2021

10.00 am – 3.00 pm each day

Activities available:

Multi-Sports activities including archery, dodgeball, Tug of War, athletics, football

How to book

Email projectcommunities@outlook.com with your childs full name, age, which school they attend, which venue and date you would like to book, details about any allergies and food intolerances and emergency contact details.

TAGS

Venue:

Todmorden High School, Ewood Lane, Todmorden OL14 7DG

Session dates and times:

Monday 25th to Thursday 28th October 2021

9.30 am – 3.30 pm daily

Activities available:

Current and Ex-Player professional’s and coaches will be coaching on camp each day. Each Athlete will spend approximately 1.5 hours with each coach with 4 Sport/Coaches a day. A selection of the coaches are scouting for players to develop into their club, or you will be directed to a club that suits your potential. Sports including; athletics, basketball, badminton, cricket, dodgeball, football, gymnastics, martial arts, multi-skills, netball, rounders, rugby and many more.

To book:

  • Click Holiday Camps on top bar
  • Go to Camp of your choice
  • Click RSVP
  • Go to Healthy Holidays FREE ticket (Please ensure that all children accessing the FREE ticket are entitled to Benefits Related Free School Meals)
  • One ticket entitles you to all week
  • Click number of tickets/children you require
  • Click next 
  • Fill out all child(ren) details Click checkout

TAGS

Venue:

Elland Cricket Club, The Cricket Ground, Hullen Road, Elland HX5 0QY

Session dates and times:

Monday 25th – Wednesday 27th October 2021 9:30 am – 3:30 pm daily

Activities available:

Current and Ex-Player professional’s and coaches will be coaching on camp each day. Each Athlete will spend approximately 1.5 hours with each coach with 4 Sport/Coaches a day. A selection of the coaches are scouting for players to develop into their club, or you will be directed to a club that suits your potential. Sports including; Athletics, Basketball, Badminton, Cricket, Dodgeball, Football, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Multi-Skills, Netball, Rounders, Rugby and many more

To book:

  • Click Holiday Camps on top bar
  • Go to Camp of your choice
  • Click RSVP
  • Go to Healthy Holidays FREE ticket (Please ensure that all children accessing the FREE ticket are entitled to Benefits Related Free School Meals)
  • One ticket entitles you to all week
  • Click number of tickets/children you require
  • Click next 
  • Fill out all child(ren) details
  • Click checkout

Calderdale Sports Network – Brooksbank HUB

Venue:

The Brooksbank School, Victoria Road, Elland HX5 0QG

Session times and dates:

Tuesday 26th – Friday 29th October 2021

10.00 am – 2.30 pm

Activities available:

First class facilities are available indoor and outdoor. Tennis, Badminton, Frisbee, Disability Sport, Basketball, Cricket, Rugby, Football, Dodge Ball, Street Surfing and much more.

To Book:

To book please follow this link:  https://forms.office.com/r/wN7tVjWwCr

For more information, visit  www.calderdalesportsnetwork.co.uk or please call:  07584 489126

Unique Community Hub (Team Unique)

Venues:

3Gi Health & Fitness, Shaw lane, HX3 9ET (main venue)
UBK MMA, Hopwood Lane HX1 4ET
Bowses Hill Farm, Glamping & Camping, FY6 0LW

Session dates and times:

Saturday 23rd 11-3pm @ 3Gi Health & Fitness
Sunday 24th 11-3pm @ 3Gi Health & Fitness
Tuesday 26th 12-4pm @ UBK MMA
Friday 30 – Saturday 31st Full day @ Bowses Hill Farm, Blackpool
Saturday 30th 11-3pm @ 3Gi Health & Fitness
Sunday 31st 11-3pm @ 3Gi Health & Fitness

Activities available:

Team Sports & fun PE sessions including: Football, Cricket, Dodgeball, Boxing, MMA, Healthy eating & Outdoor education via the Blackpool glamping incentive trip. A hot lunch and snack will be provided at all sessions. The programme is free for young people who receive benefits-related free school meals, we have 30 funded places available for the weekend sessions and 30 for the midweek Boxing & MMA sessions. If you are not eligible for benefits related free school meals, we will have a very limited number of non-funded slots available.

To book:

Email info@uchub.co.uk to request booking information

Project Challenge

Venue:

Orange Box Monday to Friday 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Various activities including skateboarding.  Limited availability for outdoor activities as taken in minibus

Beech Hill Primary School – Mondays, 12.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Mixenden Activity Centre  – Tuesdays 12.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Beech Hill Primary School – Thursday, 12.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Space @ Field Lane, Rastrick – Fridays 12.00 pm – 4.00 pm


Session times and dates:

As above, plus lunch is served from 12.00 pm.

Activities available:

Outdoor activities and skateboarding is available at Orangebox. Football, rugby, arts and crafts, circus skills, games (both electronic and board games) are at all venues.

To book:

If your child or young person has a disability or special needs, please book on so we can meet your child’s need. We operate on a first come first serve basis, in our busy periods it is advised to book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited and are filled quickly.

To book:

For Orange Box enquiries Email lorna.butterick@projectchallenge.org.uk or Tom.Kendall@calderdale.gov.uk
Or telephone 01422 363644

For locality booking email Sarah.Kay@calderdale.gov.uk or Imran.Younis@calderdale.gov.uk
Or telephone 01422 380995

Himmat

Venue:

Himmat Centre, Raven Street, Halifax HX1 4NB

Session times and dates:

Monday 25th – Thursday 28th October 2021

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Activities available:

Each day Himmat will have an array of fun activities for young people and their families. There will be something for all including skateboarding, art, football and other team sports, fitness sessions and much more. Visit www.himmat.org for more information.

To book:

Email referrals@himmat.org

Inspire

Venue:

Inspire Centre, Calderdale College, Francis Street, Halifax HX1 3UZ

Session date and time:

Monday 25th – Thursday 28th October 2021

9.00 am – 1.00 pm

Activities available:

Sports, dancing, singing, performing, arts, Lego, arts & crafts, animal petting.

To book:

Please book your place via the link https://forms.gle/PBnubyFpiECqWVNf8 and someone will be in touch to confirm your child’s place.

Calderdale Community Coaching Trust t/a Halifax Panthers Foundation

Venue:

Todmorden Community College, 44 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 7BX

Session dates and times:

Monday 25th – Thursday 28th October 2021

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Activities available:

Sports camp with indoor classroom activities such as quizzes, bingo, geography activities, and memory games.

To book:

Visit www.halifaxpanthers.co.uk/shop/tickets

Invictus Wellbeing, Halifax Panthers RLFC, Calder Community Squash

Venue:

Elland RLFC, Greetland Community Centre, Rochdale Road, Greetland, HX4 8JG

Session date and time:

Monday 25th – Thursday 28th October 2021

9.30 am – 2.00 pm

Activities available:

Rugby, squash, wellbeing, bushcraft, nutrition, cooking, team games. If you have any questions, email danny@invictuswellbeing.com

To book:

Visit www.invictuswellbeing.com/tryhigh

There will be a Winter Healthy Holidays Calderdale programme running in the December school holidays – find out more information here: https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/residents/community-and-living/healthy-holidays