Our annual Youth Weekend Away for ages 8 to 12 runs on a weekend on the May Half term holidays.
We leave Westbury-on-Trym early on Saturday morning for Barton Camp, which is in the Mendip Hills AONB. The camp is a purpose-built centre with modern dormitory accommodation and fantastic facilities.
We have a busy two days of activities, and make full use of the amazing facilities at Barton. We enjoy the outdoor heated swimming pool, the sports hall and the outdoor play equipment. There is also loads of outdoor space for running around. In addition, we have use of an indoor activity room and dining room for some healthy home-cooked food.
We usually return to Westbury-on-Trym at 3pm on Sunday.
The cost in 2023 was £50 per child, which includes transport, accommodation, all activities and food. We keep the costs to the minimum and there are bursaries available to families for whom cost is a barrier to their child attending.
Note: all helpers go through the church’s safer recruiting process, including DBS checks, and are involved with youth work.
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