Free holiday activities

The Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) Programme is free to children and young people who live or go to school in Barking and Dagenham and are eligible for benefit-related free school meals, with paid places available for everyone.

This Summer get involved with our HAF Programme. We have a range of organisations providing fun, enriching, and healthy activities across Barking and Dagenham. Each activity will provide a healthy hot meal, keep children active, while making friends and having fun.

The Summer holiday programmes are open to all school-age children from 5-16 years old. 

Free spaces and fee-paying spaces are available.  Parents and carers throughout Barking & Dagenham may be eligible for tax free childcare.

Booking is essential on all activities so book early to avoid disappointment.

For any queries, please contact: hafprogramme@lbbd.gov.uk 

Free holiday activities

5 to 12 year olds

Artbash Camp Dream @ Manor Longbridge School

With long, lazy summer days around the corner, Camp DREAM is filled with DREAMY ideas full of imaginative characters, fantastical houses, inventive books and not forgetting some awesome street dance with AJ. 

This camp will encourage young artists to connect with their imaginations through artmaking in a fun nurturing environment. 

We offer free places for Pupil Premium children and have 20% paid places available at £80 (for the full 4 days)

Delicious, cooked lunch is provided for all.

Age: 5 to 11

Location: Manor Longbridge School, 40 Scholars Way, RM8 2FL

Dates: 29 July to 8 August.

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 15:30

Booking Information: Email: georgia@artbash.uk to request a booking form.

 

Ballerz Holiday Summer Club @ Valence Primary School

Ballerz Summer Holiday Club will be running in Barking and Dagenham at Valence Primary (Bonham) and Northbury Primary for 3 weeks of fun-filled sports activities and enrichment activities during August for children aged 5-11 years old!! 

Age: 5 to 11

Location: Valence Primary, Bonham Road, Dagenham, RM8 3AR

Dates: 5 August to 23 August.

Delivery Times: 08:30 – 16:30 

Booking Information: www.ballerz.uk

Contact Name: Joe Robb. 

Contact Number: 07523283451

 

Ballerz Holiday Summer Club  @ Northbury Primary School

Ballerz Summer Holiday Club will be running in Barking and Dagenham at Valence Primary (Bonham) and Northbury Primary for 3 weeks of fun-filled sports activities and enrichment activities during August for children aged 5-11 years old!! 

Age: 5 to 11

Location: Northbury Primary, Northbury Close, Barking IG11 8JA

Dates: 5 August to 23 August.

Delivery Times: 08:30 – 16:30 

Booking Information: www.ballerz.uk

Contact Name: Aaron Hunwicks 

Contact Number: 07482468659

 

Box up Summer Camp @ Gascoigne Primary School 

Unlock your child’s potential at Box Up Crime's Summer Camp! Young people aged 7-19 will have the opportunity to learn the art of boxing in a safe and friendly environment, alongside games, activities, and fun! Lunch will be provided to all participants.

Age: 7 to 12

Location: Gascoigne Primary School, IG11 7JA

Dates: 29 July to 23 August 

Delivery Times: 10:00 to 14:30 

Booking Information: Box Up Summer Camp 2024 (google.com)

Contact Name: Hayley Evans 

Contact Number: 02085174446

Email: info@boxupcrime.org

 

Carter Productions & Co - Hip Hop Culture Camp @ Galleon Community Centre

Carter Productions & Co will be delivering a 2 week summer camp themed around the Hip Hop Culture. The elements covered will be Breakin, MCing, DJing, & Graffti.

Age: 8 to 11

Location: Galleon Community Centre, Boundary Road Barking, IG11 7JR

Dates: 29 July to 2 August 

Delivery Times: 11:30 to 16:30

Booking Information: https://form.jotform.com/BD24/carter-productions-summer-camp

Contact Name: Sharlene Carter

Contact Number: 07949 088 989

Email: Carterprodco@gmail.com

 

Creative Kids Camp @ Eastbury Manor House

Join the Adventure at Creative Kids Summer Camp! Dive into a world of imagination and fun this summer at Creative Kids Summer Camp! Our camp offers a vibrant mix of arts, culture, creativity, sports, fitness and food, creating an unforgettable experience for kids of all ages.

Arts & Crafts: Unleash your inner artist with exciting Craft activities, painting, sculpting, and DIY projects.

Culture & Creativity: Explore diverse cultures through storytelling, music, dance, carnival crafts and theatrical performances, fostering creativity and curiosity.

Sports & Fitness: Stay active with a variety of sports and fitness activities designed to keep you moving and having a blast.

Culinary Adventures: Become a mini chef and discover the joy of cooking and healthy eating with fun, hands-on food projects.

Join us for a summer filled with laughter, learning, and lasting friendships at Creative Kids Summer Camp – where every day is a new adventure! Don't miss out on the most exciting camp of the season!

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Eastbury Manor House, Eastbury Square, Barking IG11 9SN.

Dates: 29 July to 22 August 

Delivery Times: 11:00 to 15:00

Booking Information: Creative Kids Summer Camp -SUMMER HAF 2024 ARTS, CULTURE, CREATIVITY, SPORTS FITNESS & FOOD (google.com)

 

Dagenham Eagles Summer Holiday Camp 

Dagenham Eagles summer holiday club is back again by popular demand offering two fun packed identical “Food is Fun” - hot food taster sessions for children aged 5-12.

Daily registration begins from 9:45am to 16:45pm, with a focus on life skills, personal development, cooking and demonstrating how to eat healthy halal meals on a low budget.

Our fun packed cross curriculum learning builds individual confidence, respect, courage, leadership, and many more to empower and give accountability.

Offsite team building trips, arts, crafts, puppetry, fruit, and vegetable mascots develop resilience, physical stamina, and life skills to enrich life choices and mental well being.

 

Dagenham Eagles Summer Holiday Camp  @ Five Elms Primary School

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Five Elms Primary School, RM9 5TB

Dates: 30 July to 31 July

Delivery Times: 9:30 – 17:30 

Booking Information: https://forms.gle/c2KZYLF4gCzx6WFc9

Email: Dagenham-eagles@outlook.com

Contact Name: Dionne Corrodus-Weekes

 

Dagenham Eagles Summer Holiday Camp @ Rose Lane Community Centre

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Rose Lane Community Centre, Rose Ln, Dagenham, Romford RM6 5NJ

Dates: 6 August to 7 August 

Delivery Times: 9:30 – 17:30 

Booking Information: https://forms.gle/c2KZYLF4gCzx6WFc9

Email: Dagenham-eagles@outlook.com

Contact Name: Dionne Corrodus-Weekes

 

Dance Network Association's Summer Holiday Club @ Dagenham Park CofE School

Prepare for an unforgettable summer with the HAF Dance Summer programme, delivered and managed by the Dance Network Association. This exciting programme is designed for participants of all levels and offers a unique blend of dance styles, creativity, wellbeing and nutrition education.  

Each day, DNA will provide a healthy lunch, snacks and refreshments supplied by Barking & Dagenham Trading Partnership (BDTP). 

Dance workshops: Participants will participate in a variety of practical dance-style workshops. They will learn new moves, explore different genres, and refine their skills under the guidance of professional dance artists. 

Create and perform: Participants will unleash their creativity by working on choreographic projects. At the end of the week, they will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work in a short performance for family and friends. 

Wellbeing and creativity: Beyond dance, our programme includes activities focused on the wellbeing of dancers, crafting dance-themed projects, and other engaging workshops to inspire and develop new skills - such as dance and technology. 

Why should you sign your child/ward up for DNA's Summer Programme? 

Young people will:

  • Develop their dance skills
  • Learn something new
  • Be creative
  • Make new friends
  • Boost their confidence and above all 
  • Have fun!

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity for your young person to dance, create, and celebrate this summer! Register your interest in DNA's HAF Dance Summer Programme by filling out the form in this link to check you are eligible for a free space on the programme. 

Following your registration, one of our team will contact you to fully confirm your child/ward's space. 

Age: 5 to 7

Location: Dagenham Park CofE School, School Road, Dagenham. RM10 9QH 

Dates: 29 July  to 2 August

Dates: 5 August to 8 August

Delivery Times: 9:30 – 15:45.

Booking Information:

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Contact Name: Steph Townsend 

Contact Number: 07786 728008

Contact Email: steph@dancenetworkassociation.org.uk

 

Age: 8 to 11

Location: Dagenham Park CofE School, School Road, Dagenham. RM10 9QH 

Dates: 29 July  to 2 August

Dates: 5 August to 8 August

Delivery Times: 9:30 – 15:45.

Booking Information:

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Contact Name: Steph Townsend 

Contact Number: 07786 728008

Contact Email: steph@dancenetworkassociation.org.uk

 

Everyone Active Summer Camp @ Becontree Lesiure Centre

Everyone Active will be providing activities such as; swimming lesson crash course, fun splash, soft play, arts & crafts, nutritional information, multi sport and so much more!

Age: 4 to 7. 

Location: Becontree Heath Leisure Centre, RM10 7FH

Dates:  05 August to 9 August and 19 August to 23 August 

Delivery Times: 09:00 to 13:00 

Booking Information: https://forms.office.com/e/Giuv4MkQhk

 

Everyone Active Summer Camp @ Abbey Leisure Centre

Everyone Active will be providing activities such as; swimming lesson crash course, fun splash, arts & crafts, nutritional information, first aid workshops, multi sport and so much more!

Age: 8 to 11. 

Location: Abbey Leisure Centre, IG11 7HW

Dates: 12 August to 16 August and 26 August to 30 August. 

Delivery Times: 09:00 to 15:00.

Booking Information: https://forms.office.com/e/Giuv4MkQhk

Contact Name: Rosie Morgan 

Contact Number: 020 3948 4960

 

Explore The Wild @Outdoor Bowls Pavilion, Barking Park Lodge

The Explore the Wild summer programme is a children-focused health and well being programme for 7–11-year-old. Across four weeks this summer, Company Drinks will transform the old bowls club and bowls green in Barking Park into a well-being space for wild play, growing, cooking, feasting, resting, creating, and eating nutritious food. 

Company Drinks will be partnering with Made Up Kitchen to deliver nutritional food and cooking workshops through holistic approaches. We will invite some of our favourite local artists and practitioners to lead a wide range of creative activities inspired by summer.

Explore the Wild will run Monday - Thursday each week, 10:30am-2pm and lunch is provided.

Age: 7 to 11

Location: Outdoor Bowls Pavilion Barking Park Longbridge Road Gate Barking IG11 8TA

Dates:

29th July to 1st August 
5th August to 8th August
12th August to 15th August

19th August to 22nd August 

Delivery Times: 10:00 – 14:00 

Booking Information: https://forms.gle/UVZfHT6Lhqk5uSKR7

Contact Email: events@companydrinks.info

 

Food for the Soul Summer Edition @ Marsh Green Primary School

This Summer, the Food For soul arts programme, will give young people the opportunity to explore music, beat poetry, dance, and theatre with specialists from each area. At the end of each day, every young person will have produced a track, poem, choreography, or theatre performance. Developing self-expression, confidence and personal identity are the aim of this programme. Young people have a voice, let’s hear it.

Spaces are limited and we will be running 2 rounds of workshops. Please apply in to reserve your space.

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Marsh Green Primary School. RM10 9NJ

Dates: 12 August to 23 August

Delivery Times: 12:00 – 16:00 

Booking Information: Elizabeth.kitto@lbbd.gov.uk

Contact Name: Elizabeth Kitto

Contact Number: 07407039558

 

Future Youth Zone Summer Holiday Club @ Future Youth Zone

Future Youth Zone’s Holiday Club is for Junior Members aged 8-12, and offers young people a healthy breakfast and lunch, and a fun programme of activities from 9am-3pm, to keep them inspired and entertained when schools are off. 

Young people will have access to all Future Youth Zone’s excellent facilities, learning and playing sports, arts, music, media, drama, cooking, life skills, games, and some chill time too. 

This Summer, there will also be an exciting trip for young people. Lunch menus vary each day, with 2 hot meals options, sandwich options, and a healthy salad bar. 

All food served at breakfast and lunch is halal and designed to give young people the energy they need to get them through the busy day. 

Young people who receive benefits-related free school meals can book HAF free places on our Holiday Club. 

Paid places are also available for £14/day or at a special offer of £40 for the week Mon-Thurs (book at reception). 

Please note Holiday Club spaces are limited and must be booked in advance, and refunds and exchanges are not possible. 

If your child has additional needs or needs extra support, let Future Youth Zone know in advance so they can best support them.

Age: 8 to 12

Location: Future Youth Zone, 201-225 Porters Avenue, Dagenham RM9 5YX

Dates: 29 July to 23 August 

Delivery Times: 9 – 15:00.

Booking Information: https://www.futureyouthzone.org/book-a-session/

Contact Name: Reception Team

Contact Number: 02039416722

Contact Email: enquiries@futureyouthzone.org

 

Inspire Minds Through Sports @ St Peter’s R.C Primary School

This Summer, Inspire Minds Through Sports will be running healthy eating and nutrition workshops for both children and their families, and encourage those we serve to make new friends and to find out more about the services in our local community. We have some new and exciting activities planned for this Summer, so come along and check it out!

Age: 5 to 12

Location: St Peter’s Goresbrook Road, Dagenham, RM9 6UU

Dates: 29 July to 16 August 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 15:00 

Booking Information: www.imtsports.org

Contact Name: Darelle Russell 

Contact Number: 07957117313

Contact Email: imtsports@hotmail.com

 

Inspire Minds Through Sports @ William Ford Primary School

This Summer, Inspire Minds Through Sports will be running healthy eating and nutrition workshops for both children and their families, and encourage those we serve to make new friends and to find out more about the services in our local community. We have some new and exciting activities planned for this Summer, so come along and check it out!

Location: William Ford. Ford Road. Dagenham.  RM10 9JS

Dates: 12 August to 23 August

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 15:00 

Booking Information: www.imtsports.org

Contact Name: Darelle Russell 

Contact Number: 07957117313

Contact Email: imtsports@hotmail.com

 

Kick Summer Camp @ William Ford Primary School

KICK's summer camp is the ultimate mix of fun and skill-building for young football fans. Led by an experienced coach, the camp promises an exciting experience to help players improve their game.

Get ready to show off your fancy footwork with cool drills that focus on speed and controlling the ball. Team up with your friends in passing and moving exercises that will make you work together like a well-oiled machine. 

But it's not all serious practice – the camp is packed with mini-games that bring a friendly spirit of competition and teamwork. We believe in learning through playing, creating the perfect environment for young football stars to shine and have a blast.

Location: William Ford, Ford Road. Dagenham,  RM10 9JS

Dates:  29 July to 9 August.

Delivery Times: 10:00 – 15:00 

Booking Information: kickcamps@kick.org.uk

Contact Name: Randy Ashie

Contact Number: 07300875008

Contact Email: kickcamps@kick.org.uk

 

Learning Hive Summer Camp @ Learning Hive Becontree Centre

Get ready for an amazing summer adventure with Learning Hive’s holiday Camp! Learning Hive will be offering a fun-filled programme for primary school children on benefit-related Free School Meals in Barking & Dagenham. A selection of workshops are on offer, with a focus on keeping children active, creative, sociable, and eager to learn over the summer holidays. 

Starting at 9am and finishing at 1pm, your child could be delving into exciting activities like cooking, spy experiences, karate, football, and arts & crafts. 

Free healthy lunches are on offer, which will keep your child energised throughout the day. 

Limited paid for spaces are available if your child doesn't receive Free School Meals, so book now to secure your spot.

Location: Learning Hive Becontree Centre RM8 2UR

Dates: 29 July to 16 August

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 13:00 

Booking Information: info@learninghive.co.uk

Contact Name: Learning Hive

Contact Number: 0207 112 8658

Booking Information: https://eequ.org/experience/4740

 

Learning Hive Summer Camp @ John Perry School

Get ready for an amazing summer adventure with Learning Hive’s holiday Camp! Learning Hive will be offering a fun-filled programme for primary school children on benefit-related Free School Meals in Barking & Dagenham. A selection of workshops are on offer, with a focus on keeping children active, creative, sociable, and eager to learn over the summer holidays. 

Starting at 9am and finishing at 1pm, your child could be delving into exciting activities like cooking, spy experiences, karate, football, and arts & crafts. 

Free healthy lunches are on offer, which will keep your child energised throughout the day. 

Limited paid for spaces are available if your child doesn't receive Free School Meals, so book now to secure your spot.

Location: John Perry School, RM10 8UR

Dates: 19 August to 23 August 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 13:00 

Booking Information: info@learninghive.co.uk

Contact Name: Learning Hive

Contact Number: 0207 112 8658

Booking Information: https://eequ.org/experience/8794

 

Malearn Summer Holiday Club @ Thomas Arnold Primary School

Children will have fun at our Summer Holiday Club. Each day children will get involved in art and craft activities, food workshops and sport sessions to help develop their skills. 

There will be table football, pool table and board games for children to play.  There is a large playground in the school for football and basketball. 

Children will learn about healthy food, and they will plant seeds to take home and grow. Children will get a healthy hot lunch to eat each day. Our staff will provide opportunities for children to socialise with other children, to support their behaviour and their well-being.

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Thomas Arnold Primary School, RM9 6NH

Dates: 29 July to 23 August

Delivery Times: 10:00 to 14:00 

Booking Information: coming soon.

 Email: info@malearn.co.uk

Contact Number: 02082141045

Contact Name: Martina Mullings

 

Malearn Summer Holiday Club @ Riverside Primary School

Children will have fun at our Summer Holiday Club. Each day children will get involved in art and craft activities, food workshops and sport sessions to help develop their skills. 

There will be table football, pool table and board games for children to play.  There is a large playground in the school for football and basketball. 

Children will learn about healthy food, and they will plant seeds to take home and grow. Children will get a healthy hot lunch to eat each day. Our staff will provide opportunities for children to socialise with other children, to support their behaviour and their well-being.

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Riverside Primary School, IG11 0FU

Dates: 12 August to 23 August

Delivery Times: 10:00 to 14:00 

Booking Information: coming soon.

 Email: info@malearn.co.uk

Contact Number: 02082141045

Contact Name: Martina Mullings

 

Premier Education Summer Holiday Multi Activity Camps

This Summer, Premier Education have an exciting schedule planned, including Football, Dodgeball, Dance, Cheer, Nerf Wars, Funtrition, Cricket, Volleyball, Fencing, Archery and many more! 

Alongside our sports delivery we offer a variety of Arts and Crafts including Painting, Clay Modelling, Colouring and many more!  

Each child will receive a healthy meal at lunch time and snacks during breaks.  Water refill is available at the camp.

 

Premier Education Summer Holiday Multi Activity Camps @ Marsh Green Primary School

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Marsh Green, RM10 9NJ

Dates: 29 July to 23 August. 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 15:00 

Booking link:https://forms.gle/6EMkbSUPffshZr396

Contact Email: lbourne@premier-education.com 

Contact Name: Leanne Bourne

Contact Number: 07821361288

*Eligible for tax free childcare. 

 

Premier Education Summer Holiday Multi Activity Camps @ Manor Junior School

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Manor Junior School, IG11 9AG

Dates: 29 July to 23 August. 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 15:00 

Booking link -https://forms.gle/6EMkbSUPffshZr396

Contact Email: lbourne@premier-education.com 

Contact Name: Leanne Bourne

Contact Number: 07821361288

*Eligible for tax free childcare. 

 

Premier Education Summer Holiday Multi Activity Camps @ Rose Lane Primary School

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Rose Lane School, RM6 5NR

Dates: 5 August to 23 August. 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 15:00 

Booking link - https://forms.gle/6EMkbSUPffshZr396

Contact Email: lbourne@premier-education.com 

Contact Name: Leanne Bourne

Contact Number: 07821361288

*Eligible for tax free childcare. 

 

Premier Education Summer Holiday Multi Activity Camps @ Roding Primary School

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Roding primary school, RM8 2XS

Dates: 5 August to 23 August. 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 15:00 

Booking link -https://forms.gle/6EMkbSUPffshZr396

Contact Email: lbourne@premier-education.com 

Contact Name: Leanne Bourne

Contact Number: 07821361288

*Eligible for tax free childcare. 

 

Premier Education Summer Holiday Multi Activity Camps @ Hunters Hall

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Hunters Hall, RM10 8DE

Dates: 29 July to 9 August. 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 15:00 

Booking link -https://forms.gle/6EMkbSUPffshZr396

Contact Email: lbourne@premier-education.com 

Contact Name: Leanne Bourne

Contact Number: 07821361288

*Eligible for tax free childcare. 

 

Performing Arts with Pullums Dance Academy @ George Carey Primary School 

This Summer Pullums Dance Academy will be hosting a Performing Arts Programme. This will include dance classes in Ballet, Tap, Lyrical and Street Dance; there will also be sessions in acrobatics and singing. 

By the end of the programme all attendees will have learnt dance routines, songs and simple acrobatic skills.


During this programme, Pullums will be educating the children and families about the importance of nutrition. 

All children will get involved with making healthy snacks and information will be shared to bring healthy eating into home life in an affordable way. All children will also be offered a hot meal each day. 

Most importantly, Pullums aim is that everyone that attends the programme will have fun whilst learning new skills and making lots of new friends!

Age: 5 to 12

Location: George Carey Primary School, Rivergate Centre, Minter Road, Barking IG11 0FJ

Dates: 29 July to 23 August  

Delivery Times: 10:00 – 15:00 

Booking Information: Register with Pullums Dance Academy | membermeister

Contact Email: info@pullumsdance.co.uk 

Contact Name: Danielle Pullum

Contact Number: 07504821046

 

Sportworks Ltd Summer Camp @ The Ley's Primary School

This Summer, children aged 5-12 years old will have access to an impressive array of energetic, stimulating, enriching, fun and impactful outdoor sports, and physical activities. 

All activities are designed to develop new skills, experiences, increase knowledge and confidence.

Activities include:

•Basketball, Bench ball, Handball, Boccia, Tennis, Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Cricket, Circuits.

• Dance, Drama, Music, Storytelling and Yoga

•Obstacle Relays, Parachute Games, Soft Play, and Arts & Craft

•Outdoor activities

•Mental health focused activities including mindfulness/yoga/meditation

A one-hour nutritional education session will be delivered daily, which improves young people’s knowledge and awareness of healthy eating. Children will be introduced to lots of new foods, tastes/culinary skills and learn about how to read food labelling. Children will also be provided with a free hot meal during lunch time.

If you have any questions, please contact us on jake.ramshaw@sportworksltd.co.uk.

Age: 5 to 12

Location: The Ley’s Primary School, RM10 9YR

Dates: 29 July to 23 August 

Delivery Times: 10:00 – 14:00.

Booking Information: Sport Works London - Booking by Bookwhen

Contact Name: Jake Ramshaw 

Contact Number: 07932697499

Contact Email: Jake.ramshaw@sportworksltd.co.uk

 

The Disablement Association of Barking & Dagenham (DABD) @ Pembrooke Gardens

The Disablement Association of Barking & Dagenham (DABD) is delighted to announce our HAF programme of events for the summer school holidays. We are running 16 days of FREE activities for special educational needs & disabled (SEND) children & young people who attend school/further education or live within the borough and who are eligible/receiving free school meals.

Our morning and afternoon events have been specifically designed specifically with the needs of SEND children/young people in mind. And will include lots of fun and educational sessions including an eating healthy food demonstration and specifically designed exercise/activities. The range of activities include painting, soft play area, sensory play, water play, sand play, arts and crafts, drawing/colouring, music, dancing, playdough, Lego and specifically created sports/exercise activities such as football and yoga (sensory adapted).

Our SEND themed service also includes use of our bespoke SEND themed outdoor/all-weather play and exercise area (with 5x static all-weather exercise machines) and use of fully accessible Herb, Fruit & Vegetable patch, to support our complimentary healthy eating/eating on a budget educational session. 

Age: 5 to 12

Location: DABD, Pembroke Gardens, Dagenham, Essex RM10 7YP

Dates:  30 July to 2 August 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 1:00pm

Dates:  6 August to 9 August 

Delivery Times: 02:00 – 06:00pm

Dates:  13 August to 16 August 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 1:00pm

Dates:  20 August to 23 August 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 1:00pm

Booking Information: send@dabd.org.uk

Contact Name: Theo Nwosa

Contact Number: 0330 05402500 ext.139

*Eligible for tax free childcare. 

Booking Information: send@dabd.org.uk

Contact Name: Theo Nwosa

Contact Number: 0330 05402500 ext.139

*Eligible for tax free childcare. 

The Ultimate Summer Sports, Football & Games Camps 

This Summer, your child will participate in a range of sports such as football, dodgeball, cricket, athletics, basketball, handball, netball, tennis and much more. in addition, we will provide workshops and enrichment activities which are designed to enable your child to learn new skills, make new friends and problem solve while developing their imagination and creative abilities. At the end of the week your child will receive a reward for their effort and participation.

 

Ultimate Summer Sports, Football & Games Camps @ Grafton Primary School

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Grafton Primary School, Dagenham, Grafton Road RM8 3EX

Dates:  29 July to 02 August & 05 August to 09 August.

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 14:00.

Booking Information: https://bookwhen.com/uvsports

Contact Name: Sean Bush 

Contact Number: 07960 232873

Contact Email: info@ultimatevisionsports.co.uk

 

Ultimate Summer Sports, Football & Games Camps @ Gascoigne Primary School

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Gascoigne primary school, IG11 7JA

Dates: 29 July to 2 August and 12  August to 16 August  & 19 August to 23 August. 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 14:00.

Booking Information: https://bookwhen.com/uvsports

Contact Name: Sean Bush 

Contact Number: 07960 232873

Contact Email: info@ultimatevisionsports.co.uk

 

Ultimate Summer Sports, Football & Games Camps @ Ripple Primary School

Age: 5 to 12

Location: Ripple primary school, IG11 7FP

Dates: 5 August to 9 August and 23 August. 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 14:00.

Booking Information: https://bookwhen.com/uvsports

Contact Name: Sean Bush 

Contact Number: 07960 232873

Contact Email: info@ultimatevisionsports.co.uk

 

Ultimate Summer Sports, Football & Games Camps @ Goresbrook Primary School

Location: Goresbrook primary school, RM9 6XW

Dates: 19 August to 23 August.

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 14:00.

Booking Information: https://bookwhen.com/uvsports

Contact Name: Sean Bush 

Contact Number: 07960 232873

Contact Email: info@ultimatevisionsports.co.uk

 

Ultimate Summer Sports, Football & Games Camps @ Barking Sporthouse

Location: Barking Sporthouse, RM8 3JR

Dates: 29 July to 16 August.

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 14:00.

Booking Information: https://bookwhen.com/uvsports

Contact Name: Sean Bush 

Contact Number: 07960 232873

Contact Email: info@ultimatevisionsports.co.uk

 

Ultimate Summer Sports, Football & Games Camps @ The Bobby Moore Sports Hub

Location: The Bobby Moore Sports Hub 

Dates: 5 August to 16 August.

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 14:00.

Booking Information: https://bookwhen.com/uvsports

Contact Name: Sean Bush 

Contact Number: 07960 232873

Contact Email: info@ultimatevisionsports.co.uk

 

 

12 to 16 year olds

Box up Summer Camp @ Gascoigne Primary School

Unlock your child’s potential at Box Up Crime's Summer Camp! Young people aged 7-19 will have the opportunity to learn the art of boxing in a safe and friendly environment, alongside games, activities, and fun! Lunch will be provided to all participants.

Age: 12 to 16

Location: Gascoigne Primary School, IG11 7JA

Dates: 29 July to 23 August 

Delivery Times: 10:00 to 14:30 

Booking Information: Box Up Summer Camp 2024 (google.com)

Contact Name: Hayley Evans 

Contact Number: 02085174446

Email: info@boxupcrime.org

 

Carter Productions & Co - Hip Hop Culture Camp @ Galleon Community Centre

Carter Productions & Co will be delivering a 2-week summer camp themed around the Hip Hop Culture. The elements covered will be Breakin, MCing, DJing, & Graffiti.

Age: 12 to 15

Location: Galleon Community Centre, Boundary Road Barking, IG11 7JR

Dates: 5 August to 9 August 

Delivery Times: 11:30 to 16:30

Booking Information: https://form.jotform.com/BD24/carter-productions-summer-camp

Contact Name: Sharlene Carter

Contact Number: 07949 088 989

Email: Carterprodco@gmail.com

 

Dance Network Association's Summer Holiday Club @ Dagenham Park CofE school

Prepare for an unforgettable summer with the HAF Dance Summer Programme, delivered and managed by the Dance Network Association. This exciting programme is designed for participants of all levels and offers a unique blend of dance styles, creativity, wellbeing, and nutrition education.  

Each day, DNA will provide a healthy lunch, snacks and refreshments supplied by Barking & Dagenham Trading Partnership (BDTP). 

Dance workshops: Participants will participate in a variety of practical dance-style workshops. They will learn new moves, explore different genres, and refine their skills under the guidance of professional dance artists. 

Create and perform: Participants will unleash their creativity by working on choreographic projects. At the end of the week, they will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work in a short performance for family and friends. 

Wellbeing and creativity: Beyond dance, our programme includes activities focused on the wellbeing of dancers, crafting dance-themed projects, and other engaging workshops to inspire and develop new skills - such as dance and technology. 

Why should you sign your child/ward up for DNA's Summer Programme? 

Young people will:

  • Develop their dance skills
  • Learn something new
  • Be creative
  • Make new friends
  • Boost their confidence and above all 
  • Have fun!

How to register: 

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity for your young person to dance, create, and celebrate this summer! Register your interest in DNA's HAF Dance Summer Programme by filling out the form in this link to check you are eligible for a free space on the programme. 

Following your registration one of our team will contact you to fully confirm your child/ward's space. 

Age: 12 to 16

Location: Dagenham Park CofE School, School Road, Dagenham. RM10 9QH 

Dates: 29 July  to 2 August

Dates: 5 August to 8 August

Delivery Times: 9:30 – 15:45.

Booking Information: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gqR36MqIx0avG_09sNXq9s7zv3kVxeFLqZDFmN5ubSVUQk5ZVllQWDY4QVRGMzREV1RIWlRYWk5NQiQlQCN0PWcu

Contact Name: Steph Townsend 

Contact Number: 07786 728008

Contact Email: steph@dancenetworkassociation.org.uk

 

Food for the Soul Summer Edition @ Factory 15

This Summer, the Food For soul arts programme will give young people the opportunity to explore music, beat poetry, dance, and theatre with specialists from each area. At the end of each day, every young person will have produced a track, poem, choreography, or theatre performance. Developing self-expression, confidence and personal identity are the aim of this program. Young people have a voice, let’s hear it.

are limited and we will be running 2 rounds of workshops. Please apply in to reserve your space.

Age: 12 to 16

Location: Factory 15 Ground Floor, 15 Linton Rd. Barking IG11 8HE

Dates: 5 August to 9 August

Delivery Times: 12:00 – 16:00 

Booking Information: Elizabeth.kitto@lbbd.gov.uk

Contact Name: Elizabeth Kitto

Contact Number: 07407039558

 

Inspire Minds Through Sports @ Trewern Outdoor Education Centre

This Summer, Inspire Minds Through Sports will be running their  second  4-day residential camp at Trewern Outdoor Education Centre. Whether you want to scale the mountains of the Brecon Beacons National Park, explore the rivers by canoe, venture underground or simply enjoy a local walk, taking in some of the many sites in the Hay-on-Wye, this camp is the ideal place for you. Spaces are limited.

Location: Trewern Outdoor Education Centre HR3 5RF

Dates: 5 August to 9 August

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 5:00 

Age Group: 11 to 16

Booking Link: www.imtsports.org 

Contact email: Imtsports@hotmail.com

Contact Number: 07957117313

 

The Disablement Association of Barking & Dagenham (DABD)  @ Pembrooke Gardens

The Disablement Association of Barking & Dagenham (DABD) is delighted to announce our HAF programme of events for the summer school holidays. We are running 16 days of FREE activities for special educational needs & disabled (SEND) children & young people who attend school/further education or live within the borough and who are eligible/receiving free school meals.

Our morning and afternoon events have been specifically designed specifically with the needs of SEND children/young people in mind. And will include lots of fun and educational sessions including an eating healthy food demonstration and specifically designed exercise/activities. The range of activities include painting, soft play area, sensory play, water play, sand play, arts and crafts, drawing/colouring, music, dancing, playdough, Lego and specifically created sports/exercise activities such as football and yoga (sensory adapted).

Our SEND themed service also includes use of our bespoke SEND themed outdoor/all-weather play and exercise area (with 5x static all-weather exercise machines) and use of fully accessible Herb, Fruit & Vegetable patch, to support our complimentary healthy eating/eating on a budget educational session. 

Age: 12 to 18 years

Location: DABD, Pembroke Gardens, Dagenham, Essex RM10 7YP

Dates:  30 July to 2 August 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 1:00pm

Dates:  6 August to 9 August 

Delivery Times: 02:00 – 06:00pm

Dates:  13 August to 16 August 

Delivery Times: 09:00 – 1:00pm

Dates:  20 August to 23 August 

Booking Information: send@dabd.org.uk

Contact Name: Theo Nwosa

Contact Number: 0330 05402500 ext.139

*Eligible for tax free childcare. 

 

West Ham United Foundation @ Jo Richardson Community School

Age: 12 to 16

Location: Jo Richardson Community School, RM9 4UN

Dates:  29 July to 23 August 

Delivery Times: 10:00 – 2:00 

Booking Information: send@dabd.org.uk

Contact Name: Theo Nwosa

Contact Number: 0330 05402500 ext.139