Our Daycamps will be open for essential and keyworkers.
If you are an essential or keyworker and you would like to book onto this service or get more details, please send an email to Daycamps@ymca-dg.org and clearly state the following:
– Preferred location (Yew Trees, Tarnock or Barley Wood, Wrington)
– Number of children attending, their age and confirmation that they are in the same bubble/household
– Your employer
We will then issue a direct link to our online booking system where limited places will be available.
We hope to welcome all of our families back for April.
*Please note that due to increased COVID measures, bookings will only be available for the whole week.
Our fantastic Daycamps are the perfect settings for a fun-filled and memorable school holiday for children in Reception – Year 6. Both Barley Wood and Yew Trees are set within acres of Somerset scenery, offering the opportunity for children to explore the outdoors as well as develop new skills, and make lifelong friendships.
Our holiday programme includes a range of exciting themed multi-activity games designed around the outdoors and being active. Activities include; archery, climbing wall, boating, Segways, multi-sport, baking, craft… and much more!
*Children aged over 11 may attend with a sibling.
February – Monday 15th February – Friday 19th February 2021(Cancelled)
Easter – Tuesday 6th April – Friday 16th April 2021
May – Tuesday 1st – Friday 4th June 2021
Summer – Monday 19th July – Friday 27th August 2021
October – Monday 25th – Friday 29th October 2021
Christmas – Monday 20th – Friday 24th December 2021
Long Lane, Wrington, North Somerset, BS40 5SA
T: 01934 861282
Situated along the A38 (Redhill), just 20 minutes from Bristol City Centre and Junction 21 of the M5 (Weston-super-Mare).
Yew Tree Farm, Tarnock, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2SA
T: 01934 750556
Situated directly on the A38 (Tarnock), just 10 minutes from Junction 22 of the M5 (Burnham on Sea) and a 20 minute drive to Weston-super-Mare (via A370)
The staff that make up the Day Camp team have several years’ experience with youth work and early years backgrounds as well as National Governing Body qualified instructors. All staff that work for YMCA Dulverton Group have been thoroughly trained and all hold up to date DBS and safeguarding certificates. There will a first aider on site at all times.
Yes, all children will require a packed lunch* and need to bring a refillable water bottle that they can fill at our water station throughout the day. We will also have two snack breaks during the day so something healthy to keep them going until lunch!
*Please avoid putting anything that may contain nuts into your child’s packed lunch, as we do have children who have nut allergies attending
Yes, if they would like to purchase a treat from the tuck shop. We would recommend no more than £1 per day.
No, all equipment needed will be provided by the YMCA and has been fully safety checked prior to use. We would strongly discourage anyone from bringing personal equipment to prevent any loss or damage occurring.
Below is a full list of what your child will need at Day Camp.
• Appropriate clothing for activities
• Spare change of clothes
• Food and drink
• Hot days – sun cream, hat, plenty to drink
• Cold days – gloves, hat, coat
• Closed toe shoes such as trainers not flip flops
• We do not recommend wearing jewellery as most activities will require this to be removed for safety reasons.
• Mobile phones, iPods and other similar items are not recommended if brought they will need to be put in a safe place during activities, these are the responsibility of the owner.
Please ensure that all property has your child’s name on. In the event that your child has misplaced something, please see a team member at the end of the day.
Your child may be able to be with their friend or sibling depending on their ages, our day camp children are split into age groups. If your child and their friend or relative falls into the same age group you can request they be put together, however they will definitely make lots of new friends!
Throughout the week, your child will be able to try a range of activities including Archery, Climbing and Boating as well as some super fun, different themed activities. Please click here to see a sample timetable (subject to change as necessary)