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Help shape fun activities for your child

Help shape fun activities for your child

08 February 2022
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Wokingham Borough Council’s sport and leisure team are working on a brand new holiday camp for borough children during the school holidays and wants to hear from residents to help shape its new activities programme.

 

The new holiday camp is a separate scheme (paid by parents) to the government-funded Holiday, Activities and Food Programme (HAF).

 

Formally known as Wokingham Active Kids, the new camp is set to be launched in the Easter holidays.


The council has launched a consultation survey and wants to hear from parents and guardians on the sports and other fun activities they would like to see on the new programme, express views on the activity camp locations in Wokingham Borough and share suggestions on how the current programme can be improved.

 

The council is also seeking views from residents whose children have participated in other holiday activity camps.

 

Cllr Parry Batth, executive member for environment and leisure, said: “The school holidays is the perfect time for children to have fun, make friends, learn new skills and take part in fun activities. Whether your child enjoys swimming, rugby, boxing, martial arts, tennis or arts and crafts, we want to hear from you. Take part in our survey and have your say to help shape the activities for your child or children to participate in at our holiday camp.”


About the new activity camp

 

The camp is available to all Wokingham Borough children aged between 5 and 12 years old during the school holidays. A one-to-one buddy scheme is available to allow children with additional needs to attend the activity camps. For pricing and more information, please contact the sport and leisure team by emailing sport@wokingham.gov.uk or call (0118) 974 3728.


Complete the survey

 

The activity camp consultation survey is live and runs until 11.59pm on Monday 28 February. Residents can respond by visiting the council’s engagement platform, Engage Wokingham Borough.


If you need help completing the survey, please call the council’s customer delivery team on (0118) 974 6000. 


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