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An array of exciting activities will be available to children and young residents in the Wyre Forest area during the school summer holidays.

Wyre Forest District Council’s Summer Programme includes activities varying from venturing through nature reserves with the rangers, events for families, sports and craft courses, free drop in play sessions and challenging fun activities and trips.

The whole family can get involved with the Big Family Events. There is a treasure hunt, a chance to spend the night under the stars and listen to music in the nature reserves.

The Explorer Club is also available for the more avid adventurers aged 12-15 years old. They can learn survival skills, go on a sand dune adventure and take part in a man hunt.

There are several sport courses on offer including cycling, netball, tennis. Expert coaches will be putting the youngsters through there paces.

Creative craft workshops are being held at Bewdley Museum. Children can make all sorts of things including clay creations, hanging creepy crawlies, door plaques and personalised t-shirts.

The Council’s popular PlayDay is back. This year it is being held at Brintons Park in Kidderminster on Wednesday 6th August. Entry is free but there is a charge for some of the activities. There is a fair with swingboats and donkey rides, a lazer maze challenge, music sessions for under 5s, sports taster sessions, games with our play leaders and arts and crafts activities.

The Play Here sessions led by our energetic and active team of Play Activitiy Leaders are also free. They are between 10.00am and 12.30pm weekdays at different play areas across the district.

Councillor Anne Hingley, Cabinet Member for Health, Well-being and Housing said:
“These activities are a brilliant opportunity for youngsters in the district to have a fun packed summer holiday. There is so much on offer and the scheme allows children to develop and discover new interests whilst having fun. Parents can leave their children in the knowledge they are being looked after in a safe environment.”

The Summer Programme is available now in all major public building. It is also online. Booking online is easy, simply visit the booking webpage or contact 01562 732984 between 9am – 12pm weekdays.




Wyre Forest District Council