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Youth Centres and Activities

Ham Youth Centre Summer University 2021

 

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Ham Youth Centre Summer University 2021 starts on 26th July and runs throughout the summer holidays.  
Choose from a wide range of exciting courses designed for 10 to 19 year olds.
All activities are free and run by qualified youth workers, tutors and coaches. Courses run Monday to Thursday each week.

The programme is set out below.

You can also download the whole programme (pdf)

Booking on to activities

Make sure to book your place before turning up to the youth centre by contacting using the details below. 

FUEL (Feed Ur Everyday Lives)

The FUEL programme aims to offer activities to all children and young people (5 to 16) who are eligible for benefits related free school meals.  If you think might be eligible to book a place on this basis please mention this when contacting us to book directly as spaces are held for children and young people on the FUEL programme. 

Once you have booked your place and filled in a membership form you are ready to go and take part in a wide range of activities.

 

Please book ASAP as places are limited.
To book a place please contact Ben Skelton

Email: ben.skelton@achievingforchildren.org.uk
Phone: 07903 349719


Week 1
Drama
26 to 29 July - 11am to 1pm

Work with Ignite Me Workshop Theatre having fun with acting and improvisation leading to a final performance.

Sewing and textiles
26 to 29 July - 2pm to 5pm

Create bags and cushions with hand and machine sewing, using a pattern and instructions and trying applique and embroidery.

Parkour
26 to 29 July - 2pm to 5pm (Also weekly sessions Sundays 3.30pm to 5.30pm)

The art of traversing environmental obstacles by running, climbing or leaping rapidly and efficiently. Learn from our coach new leaps, jumps and lots more.

 

Week 2

Orchestra
2 to 5 August - 1pm to 3pm

Interested in learning a classical instrument? We have a selection for you to try tutored by expert musicians.

Fashion and design
2 to 5 August - 1pm to 4pm

Work with professional designers learning techniques and tips used in the fashion industry and by the end of the week create
your own piece of clothing.

Football Training
2 to 5 August - 3pm to 5pm

Daily football crash course with Brentford football club coaches.

Urban art mural
3 to 5 August - 1pm to 4pm

Work with artists from collective ‘We are Sky High’ designing a new graff mural for our hall.

Week 3
Sewing and textiles
9 to 12 August - 2pm to 5pm

Create cushions, gifts and accessories in hand and machine sewing, learning patchwork, applique and embroidery.

Game Jam
9 to 12 August - 2pm to 5pm

Work with Kingston University students on coding and designing computer games with prizes for the best game.

Call to arms
9 to 12 August - 1pm to 4pm

Four day course where participants will try target shooting, archery and fencing.

Tennis
9 to 11 August - 3pm to 4.30pm

Tennis crash course held at King George’s Field tennis Courts near Ham House.


Week 4
Dance
16 to 19 August - 1pm to 3pm

A programme where participants will learn street and contemporary dance styles and have fun putting together a routine

Music production
16 to 19 August - 1pm to 5pm

Work with our sound engineer in our music studio using Logic software to make beats and tracks.

Fashion and design
16 to 19 August - 1pm to 4pm

Work with professional designers learning techniques and tips used in the fashion industry and by the end of the week create
your own piece of clothing.