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  1. Summer Holiday Club (free activities)
  2. Book a place
  3. Other things to do
  4. Recipe ideas
  5. Claim back childcare costs
  6. Becoming a HAF provider
  7. More information

Most places on the Summer Holiday, Activities and Food Programme can be booked via Eventbrite, however some need to be booked via telephone, email or online. See below for more information.

View the list of activities available to book at: 

Eventbrite: Summer holiday club

Other activities available to book include:

Fun activities with BLISS=Ability

Range of activities to suit young people with a diverse range of disabilities, such as sports activities, arts and crafts and board games.

Address: Chuter Ede, South Shields, NE34 9UG

Dates: Monday 25 July to Friday 19 August (excluding weekends)

Times: 10am to 3pm

How to book: call 0191 427 1666 or email angela.dunn@blissability.co.uk

Fun activities with CREST (Compact for Race Equality South Tyneside)

Eligible children and young people can enjoy multi-sports, games, dance and day trips with CREST.

CREST aims to promote racial equality and to assist people from communities in South Tyneside to enjoy a better quality of life by supporting those in need to gain access in education, training and employment.

Address: Hedworth Hall, NE33 4EA

Dates: Monday 25 July to Friday 19 August (excluding Friday, Saturdays and Sundays)

Times: 10am to 2pm

How to book: call 0191 427 6611

Fun activities with Hebburn Helps

Children and young people can get involved with sewing, picnic days and family trips with Hebburn Helps.

Address: St John's Precinct, Hebburn, NE31 1LQ

Dates: Monday 25 July to Friday 2 September (excluding weekends)

Times: 10am to 2pm

How to book: call 0191 489 9707

Fun activities at Hedworthfield Community Association

Children can get involved in multi-sports, crafts, science, musical theatre and gym-based activities at Hedworthfield CA.

Address: Hedworthfield Community Association, Cornhill, Jarrow, NE32 4QD

Dates: Monday 25 July to Friday 2 September (excluding weekends)

Times: 10am to 5pm

How to book: call 0191 519 6700

Cooking with Bedes Helping Hands Food Bank

Families can get together for a cooking lesson with Bedes Helping Hands Food Bank.

Address: St John the Baptist Church Hall, Jarrow, NE32 4HX

Dates: Monday 8 August to Friday 2 September (excluding weekends)

Times: 10am to 2pm

How to book: call 0191 816 3021

Family activities with Bedes Helping Hands Food Bank

Families can enjoy a number of activities with Bedes Helping Hands Food Bank.

Address: St John the Baptist Church Hall, Jarrow, NE32 4HX

Dates: Monday 8 August to Friday 26 August (excluding weekends)

Times: 10am to 2pm

How to book: call 0191 816 3021

Family Activities and Learning Day with Key Project

Children and young people can enjoy crafts while parents/carers learn about food budgeting, recipe advice and uniform exchange with Key Project.

Address: Key2Life, Boldon Lane Library, South Shields, NE34 0LZ

Dates:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays from 25 July to 24 August (not including weekends)
  • Wednesday 31 August
  • Thursday 9 September

Times: 11am to 3pm

How to book: call 0191 496 9710

Fun activities at South Shields FC

Children can get involved in multi-sports, crafts and circus skills.

Address: South Shields FC, Harton and Westoe Miners Welfare, South Shields, NE34 0NA

Dates: Monday 25 July to Friday 2 September (excluding weekends)

Times: 10am to 3pm

How to book: email foundation@southshields.co.uk

Family Crafts and Entertainment at St Peter's Church

Families can enjoy crafts and entertainment at St Peter's Church.

Address: St Peter's Church, NE32 5LP

Dates:

  • Friday 8 August
  • Friday 19 August

Times: 11am to 3pm

How to book: email revlesleyjones@gmail.com

Family Crafts and Entertainment at St Johns the Baptist Church

Families can enjoy crafts and entertainment at St Johns the Baptist Church.

Address: St John the Baptist Church Hall, Jarrow, NE32 4HX

Dates:

  • Friday 12 August
  • Friday 26 August

Times: 11am to 3pm

How to book: email revlesleyjones@gmail.com

Fun activities at Bilton Hall

Children can enjoy lots of fun activities including multi-sports, crafts and nature activities.

Address: Bilton Hall, Taunton Avenue, Jarrow, NE32 3RT

Dates: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2 August to 25 August

How to book: call 0191 489 8224

Summer Camp based on TV Show The Apprentice with Active Future

Can they get young people's entrepreneurial juices flowing with the well-known tasks from The Apprentice? There will be chances to bring ideas to life... who can buy? who can sell? who can pitch their ideas?

Address: Mortimer Community School, South Shields, NE33 4UG

Dates: Monday 25 July to Friday 19 August (excluding weekends)

Times: 10am to 2pm

How to book: visit Active Future: Session Selection

Multi-sports with SportsCool (St Joseph's Catholic Primary School)

Address: St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Jarrow, NE32 4PJ

Dates: Monday 25 July to Friday 5 August (excluding weekends)

Times: 9am to 2pm

How to book: email joe.m@sportscool.org

Multi-sports with SportsCool (Jarrow Cross Primary School)

Address:  Jarrow Cross Primary School, Borough Road, Jarrow, NE32 5UW

Dates: Monday 8 August to Friday 19 August (excluding weekends)

Times: 9am to 2pm

How to book: email joe.m@sportscool.org

You can book places up to three days before the activity.

Some activities are suitable for families and spaces may need to be booked for parents / guardians as well as children. 

There are a range of activities suitable for all ages between 5-16 years. Please read the event descriptions on Eventbrite or ask the provider when contacting them to book for further information. 

It is essential that you book a place for your child / children on the Summer, Holiday and Activities Programme. Please do not turn up to an event without booking.

Children who aren't eligible can still attend some of the same activities, as well as other free and paid-for activities, including the Sports Development Programme, details can be found below:

Football camp 1

Football camp 2

Goalkeeper and striker club

Family fitness camp

Tennis camp, Whitburn

Tennis camp, Readhead

Please contact the provider to discuss needs if any attendee has accessibility needs.


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