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Camping Expeditions

Every year we take our Adventure Guides families on various weekend camping expeditions, where we spend time in the great outdoors, strengthening bonds between parent and child(ren), learning new skills and taking part in exciting activities.

This year we will be heading to…

Holme Pierrepont – Saturday 9th to Sunday 10th June

Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of The National Watersports Centre is located in the hamlet of Holme Pierrepont near Nottingham, England and on the River Trent. It is used for many different types of water sports, which a bunch of awesome facilities.

Families can try kayaking, laser tag, stand up paddle boarding, and the sky trail. The weekend comes fully organized with Activities, food and accommodation catered for. This jam-packed weekend is subsidised by The Big Lottery Fund and us.

Price and booking information:

A trip like this, which includes all of the activities, an evening meal and breakfast, would cost about £75 per person.

Big Lottery Funding is available for families in Chetwynd, Arnold, Aspley, Hucknall & Sutton in Ashfield, so that you will be able to go on this trip for a reduced price, which is TBC.

For families in other areas of Nottinghamshire, the team at YMCA will be subsidising the trip so you can join them for a reduced price, which is TBC.

Walesby Forest - Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th July

Walesby Forest is an International Outdoor Educational Activity Centre with over 40 adventure activities, as well as extensive forest woodlands and two hundred and fifty acres of natural forest to explore.

Families can take part in team building activities, outdoor climbing, zip wire, kayaking & Canadian canoes, Laser Quest, river crossing, a campfire, disco and more!

Price and booking information:

We would price this camping trip, which includes all of the activities, meals and staff time at about £75 per person.

Big Lottery Funding is available for families in Chetwynd, Arnold, Aspley, Hucknall & Sutton in Ashfield, so that you will be able to go on this trip for a reduced price, which is TBC.

For families in other areas of Nottinghamshire, the team at YMCA will be subsidising the trip so you can join them for a reduced price, which is TBC.

Walesby Forest - Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd September

Walesby Forest is an International Outdoor Educational Activity Centre with over 40 adventure activities, as well as extensive forest woodlands and two hundred and fifty acres of natural forest to explore.

Families can take part in team building activities, outdoor climbing, zip wire, kayaking & Canadian canoes, Laser Quest, river crossing, a campfire, disco and more!

Price and booking information:

We would price this camping trip, which includes all of the activities, meals and staff time at about £75 per person.

Big Lottery Funding is available for families in Chetwynd, Arnold, Aspley, Hucknall & Sutton in Ashfield, so that you will be able to go on this trip for a reduced price, which is TBC.

For families in other areas of Nottinghamshire, the team at YMCA will be subsidising the trip so you can join them for a reduced price, which is TBC.

To find out more, and to book your family’s place, email Amy Oakes and the team on adventure@nottsymca.org

Lottery Funded