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Our Warwickshire Hub stands in a rural small holding with stables, pasture and small woodland areas. Timber cabins provide sheltered spaces for creative activities. Sessions allow time and space for children to simply be and play in nature, to observe plants, animals and enjoy supervised risk taking.

Being outdoors in the woods, by water or in open green space, will offer a safe and positive environment to facilitate mindfulness and a range of self-care techniques to practice.

The safe environment will provide a secure base for children to develop friendships. These relationships, nurtured by our team, grow to be significant and meaningful, lasting well beyond the holiday activities.

Our regional hubs offer safe environments for children to be and participate in supervised recreational activities indoors and outside. Before children and young people join in our adventure activities, we meet with them and their carers to establish a relationship and gain an understanding of their support needs and agree on a plan for their introduction and participation. We carry out individual risk assessments for every young person who joins us and have developed COVID-safe work practices in-line with government guidelines.

We will offer a regular and flexible programme of activities that aim to:

Provide structured, child led activities based on in-depth understanding of needs, preferences and aspirations including therapeutic activities that develop self-awareness, confidence and identity, to counteract the months of disconnection and uncertainty.

Generate learning through play, exploration, dance and movement, art, outdoor pursuits, equine facilitated learning and supervised risk taking.

Nurture social interactions and build peer group relationships that increase communication and social skills, grow confidence and catalyse social integration.

Share learning, build partnerships, publish and disseminate support resources through the Academy for Inclusion.

Support local employment opportunities and professional development for young practitioners building a career in the social sector.

Strengthen organisational resilience so that we can continue to offer person centred services, advocacy and learning.

As a provision we always promote and encourage healthy eating which we encourage parents/carers to explore healthier food options. We provide hot/cold meals taking into consideration allergies and dietary requirements as well as religious and or cultural requirements for food. We make sure that all meals provided are balanced, nutritious and healthy.

The range of activities we provide always flows and grows based on the expressed preferences and needs of individual children. We will draw on the expertise and creativity of our well-established team of experienced staff, session facilitators and specialised educators providing focused inputs. Our sessions are organised in age-appropriate groups and can range in size from 5 to 10 children or young people. We provide 1:1 and 2:1 session, for children with complex needs, offering intense support.

Our sessions will be facilitated by team members who are trained in Child Protection and Safeguarding, Health and Fire Safety, GDPR and Equality and Diversity, First Aid and Positive Approaches to Behaviour. We have access to Mental Health and Mental Health First Aid training

Ages: 5-16

Time: 9am - 1pm 

Dates: Tuesday 9th  Aug- Friday 12th Aug, Tuesday 16th  Aug - Friday 19th Aug, Tuesday 23rd Aug - Friday 26th Aug and Tuesday 30th Aug - Friday 2nd Sept