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Summer holiday 2021


Summer is almost here and what better way for the kids to spend their holiday than taking part in exciting activities and making new friends?

It can be tough for parents finding things to occupy little ones during the holidays, that’s why Barking and Dagenham council are hosting a variety of sports and physical activity camps.

Attending a camp is a great way for children to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, learn new skills and mingle with kids outside their immediate circle. It's a growing experience that will make them better people one day, with brighter memories of their school holidays.

Who the programme is for: Young people and children who live or go to school in the area?

Activities will be available from Monday 26 July until Friday 27 August 2021

Click here NewMe Healthy Lifestyle | LBBD and select the schools out tab for the full programme list and booking information.


School holidays can be particularly difficult for some families because of increased costs Such as food and childcare. Barking and Dagenham are working with a number of local partners to provide families with a variety of FREE activities to help children and young people be more active, eat more healthily and be safe and not to be socially isolated during the school holidays. Activities include Cooking, Dance, Fitness, Cricket, Marching & drumming, carnival workshops, arts & crafts and much more. All attending children will be provided with a Free lunch each day !

Who the programme is for:

Children living in households on income-related benefits (such as universal credit) and who are eligible for free school meals.

Activities will be available from Monday 2 until Friday 27 August 2021

Click here for the full programme list and booking information.

For the wider HAF programme visit LBBD website - Free summer activities | LBBD 

Article 31: Every child has the right to play, relax and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities.