Before you arrive – Colstons


Dear Colstons Adventure Parents/Carers,

We are excited to see you at camp this holiday so here are a few things to get you started. Hopefully, all of your queries will be answered below.

Please ensure you have completed your health and safety information for each child attending. This can be done by logging in to your account. Our camps WILL NOT be able to accept children without this information due to OFSTED requirements.

Getting to Colstons School

Colston’s School, Bell Hill, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1BJ

Get directions

Please look for our branding once you are on-site and follow the signs where you will then see our staff.

What to bring:

  • Waterproof clothing (no matter the weather)
  • Warm jumper and trousers
  • Suitable footwear e.g. walking boots or well fitted wellington boots, please no open toed shoes such as crocs or flip flops.
  • Packed lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Swimwear, t-shirt and trainers that can get wet (these will be worn whilst kayaking or doing water activities).
  • Hat and gloves if cold
  • Personal medication
  • Suncream if applicable
  • Sun hat

Preferably all in one bag that the child can carry with them (all labelled please!)


If your child has their own personal medication, then you will have to complete an administration of medication form. This includes epi pens and inhalers.

Sign In/Out

Sign-in will be available from 08:15 – 09:00 and sign out will be available from 17:00 – 18:00.

If you need to drop off or collect outside of these times please arrange this with your camp manager. Please allow for a longer sign in and out than normal due to the new procedures. We ask for your cooperation to ensure that social distancing is maintained during these times, please be conscious that other parents may be vulnerable.

We will not require you to wear a face mask due to the queue being outside and socially distanced.

Your camp manager number is: 01865800278

The camp manager is contactable between 08:15-18:00.


Each day we offer a varied program of engaging activities. Often, we will have an overall theme for the week, yet in consultation with

individual groups this adapt this towards what the children want. All activities are run in relation to their suitability in relation to the time of year and the environment.

No Nuts

We are a nut-free site which means we are unable to allow ANY nuts or food products containing nuts on-site. Please refrain from sending any such products in your children’s lunch or snack as they will be removed.

Government guidance

The government have also published guidance for parents attending childcare settings. You can find this here.

If you have any further questions please contact our head office on 01865 594 325

We look forward to seeing you at Camp!


The Active Camps Team