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Spring Activities To Get Your Kids Outdoors

So the Easter holidays are over, you’re still trying to figure out where the last three weeks have gone and now it’s back to school and business as usual! Hopefully you were able to enjoy some time off and or enjoyed a nice long weekend with the family, but it’s a shock with life resuming …

Supporting women everywhere

International Women’s Day On the back of International Women’s’ day this week and the reality for the women in Ukraine and having to face the horrors of war, it feels fitting to reflect and pause for thought for all the women that are facing some battles or internal struggles at the moment. International Women’s Day …

The best things to do to help boost your mood!

Children’s Mental Health Week (7-13) This week is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. Children should not have to face mental health problems alone and Place2Be’s national campaign for Children’s Mental Health Week, helps to ensure every child has easy access to mental health support …

Safety during COVID

Of course, our camps cant run as normal under the current climate. That’s why we’ve been busy introducing some new measures to keep your children safe. Let us tell you how we will be keeping your children safe at camp.   A socially distanced sign in and sign out Each site sign In/Out has been …

Walk This May

You may not have realised that May is national walking month! So grab your shoes and enjoy the lighter evenings. Whether it’s walking too and from work, the school run or taking a family walk in the local countryside on a Sunday afternoon, walking is a really good way to keep healthy, an accessible activity …

8 tips to keep sun safe this Summer!

Summer is here and it’s going to get hot this week here in England! Whether your child is at Active Camps, at home or on holiday, here’s 8 tips to keep children safe in the sun   It is recommended to keep in the shade between 11am and 3pm as this is when the sun …

5 Ways to Beat The January Blues

January definitely feels like the longest month of the year, with Christmas being but a distant memory and the Easter break feeling like a lifetime away –  no wonder, after all the festive fun leading up to Christmas, many of us get hit by the infamous “January Blues”. Worry not!  We are already halfway through …

Recipe Of The Month!

With it being Veganuary, why not try this vegan version of a classic family favourite from the BBC good food recipe guide. Vegan Mac ‘n’ Cheese 160g raw cashews 200g carrots, peeled and cut into 1cm square 700g potatoes, peeled and cut into 1cm cubes 90ml olive oil 40g nutritional yeast 1 lemon, juice only …

10 of the best Christmas eve tradition

With a week to go before Christmas Eve, why not create some new family traditions with your family this Christmas. From making your own Christmas Eve boxes to watching a festive film with a hot chocolate, we have 10 of the best Christmas Eve traditions to share with you. We hope some of these inspire …

5 Family new year resolutions!

How many of us make resolutions every year with good intentions, only to fail within the first few weeks? Maybe this is because we try to succeed on our own without the support of those around us. It’s much easier to stick to new habits when we do so as a family! Here are our …

Active Camps 5 Tips To Avoid a Cold This Winter!

We have all been there: snotty noses, coughing, one minute feeling like we are on a tropical island and then the Antarctic, shivers, head feeling like it’s about to explode…. Winter colds can be the bane of any family’s life. When we are dealing with it just ourselves, it’s fine. We dose up on medication, …

Rainy Day Activites

5 ways to play in the rain outside! A gloomy, rainy day doesn’t have to mean a day of being stuck indoors. Whilst It is more than tempting to hide away from the wet weather under a blanket and watching a family film, there are lots of fun outdoor activities you can do. So, pull …

February Recipe of the month

One-Pan Chicken Couscous This February why not make this tasty and healthy family meal from the BBC Good Food website? Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 200g chicken breast, diced a good chunk of fresh root ginger 1-2 tbsp harissa paste, plus extra to serve 10 dried apricots 220g canned chickpeas, rinsed …