Holiday Activities 2016

Holiday Activity Programme 2016-17

Fun-filled exciting activities for children aged between 7 – 14 throughout the school holidays. Come rain or shine we guarantee that your children will have an action-packed adrenalin fuelled time with us!

The holiday programme is available for the following dates in 2016:

  • Autumn Half Term                     Dates to be confirmed

Activities

All our activities are led by fully qualified instructors with a passion for working with children of all abilities. With activities such as rocket science, bush craft, orienteering, climbing wall, initiative games, bridge building, geo caching, crate stack, archery and low ropes on offer, we can guarantee smiles all around!

Facilities

With nearly 4 acres of grounds including indoor space and a huge sports field we have activities to suit every taste!

Cost Only £25 per child per day; £15 per half day

Special Discount: £20 per day for 2 or more siblings or when booking 2 or more days

  • dates for October 2016 coming soon

“I hope I can come again! If I could rate Viney Hill out of ten, it would be one hundred!”

– Sam, Age 11

“Thank you so much for the most epic day ever. Everything was terrific but the best thing was archery. I would love to come again.”

– James, Age 11
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Your programme will include 4 of the following activities each day:

archery

Archery

A sport for all ages and abilities. Our excellent outdoor range provides the opportunity to take part in this most ancient of skills using modern equipment, under the guidance of experienced, qualified instructors. We are able to offer basic introductory sessions or advanced skills coaching as required.

Physical effort – moderate

Bridge Building

Bridge Building

Involves getting from one side of a small quarry or stream to the other by setting up a rope bridge, using your initiative and developing your team building skills. Our instructors will provide basic equipment and give helpful hints!

Physical effort – moderate to strenuous

Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall

An excellent introduction to climbing skills, from balance to belay. Your group will learn to work together and operate as a team with all members being involved. Whilst one person is climbing, others learn the rope work skills that go with belaying. Suitable particularly for the novice climber.

Physical effort – moderate to strenuous

Introduction to Bush Craft

Introduction to Bush Craft

One of our more popular activities, introducing basic bush craft skills; how to find food and water, how to build a shelter and make a fire. Suitable for participants of all ages and abilities, it’s a great way to discover more about our natural environment. Advanced sessions are available on request.

Physical effort – moderate

Crate Stack

Crate Stack

A real team challenge which involves balancing at height. Everyone is involved in making a tower out of crates. See how high you can go, whether you are trying to beat your personal best or the group record!

Physical effort – moderate to strenuous

Geo Caching

Geo Caching

The future has arrived! Let satellites guide you around our high tech course, with a few surprises…

Physical effort – moderate to strenuous

Low Ropes

Low Ropes

Low ropes is a fun and memorable team building challenge on a low level course which will help you to develop confidence as a group. It’s suitable for groups of mixed ability and age whether or not you have worked together before.

Physical effort – moderate

Navigtation

Navigation

Navigation will teach you the basic skills of map reading. You will use these skills to find the markers on our navigation course. Teambuilding elements can be included to make this activity more challenging for older groups or those with previous experience.

Physical effort – moderate

Photo Orienteering

Photo Orienteering

Follow our fantastic trail of unusual views and strange sights – a new twist on map reading.

Physical effort – moderate

Forest Walk

Forest Walk

Let our instructors guide you through the forest and discover some of its history during the day, enjoy the setting sun of a summer’s evening or the thrill of a winter walk in the dark. This activity can be tailored to suit the needs and ability of your group.

Physical effort – moderate to strenuous

Rocket Science

Rocket Science

A fun introduction to the science of rockets which will ignite your imagination. Through a series of interactive experiments you will learn about, build and test launch our educational jet-propelled rockets.

Physical effort – moderate

Team Building

Team Building

A variety of short initiative games and activities within the grounds of the Centre, which help to develop group skills such as communication, planning, problem solving and teamwork. Group goals are decided at the start of the session which can be tailored to develop leadership skills.

Physical effort – minimal to moderate

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