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Easter short break activities for children

These activities are:

  • part of the Dorset Outdoor Education Service short breaks programme
  • suitable for children and young people with mild to moderate disabilities
  • delivered by our experienced staff and have been perfected so you can get the most out of your experience

Climbing and team challenge adventure
at Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre (WOEC)

Friday 9 April 2021

For children aged 7 to 11 years


Enjoy climbing our traversing wall and try your hand at our 6.5 metre rock tower.

Have fun and work as a team to solve exciting challenges as we learn new skills through thrilling games and adventurous activities.

Climbing and team challenge adventure information for parents and carers


Climbing and team challenge adventure information:

  • activity day runs from 10am to 2.30pm
  • children bring their own lunch, snacks and a refillable water bottle
  • there will be small groups of no more than 6 children
  • there will be one tutor to 3 children
  • all our staff are trained in first aid
  • all our activities are fully risk-assessed

Book on the WOEC climbing and team challenge adventure


The climbing and team challenge adventure activity costs £6 per participant.

Get in touch if you have difficulty paying as we want all families to get the chance to take part.

We can only give you a refund if you cancel more than one week before the activity day, or if we have to cancel the activity.

Contact Serena Unsworth to book your place:

Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Name: Serena Unsworth
Email: serena.unsworth@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01929552265
Full contact details for Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Campfire fun day
at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Monday 12 April 2021

For children and young people aged 12 to 17 years


There's nothing like sitting round a campfire - or the tastiness of campfire cooking!

Join us for this fun-filled campfire adventure and try your hand at some archery on one of our woodland ranges. Then settle in for a fire-lighting skills session followed by campfire cooking.

Campfire fun day information for parents and carers


Campfire fun day information:

  • activity day runs from 10am to 2.30pm
  • children bring their own lunch, snacks and a refillable water bottle
  • there will be small groups of no more than 6 children
  • there will be one tutor to 3 children
  • all our staff are trained in first aid
  • all our activities are fully risk-assessed
  • our site is suitable for visitors in wheelchairs and also has an accessible toilet

Book on the campfire fun day


The campfire fun day costs £6 per participant.

Get in touch if you have difficulty paying as we want all families to get the chance to take part.

We can only give you a refund if you cancel more than one week before the activity day, or if we have to cancel the activity.

Contact Serena Unsworth to book your place:

Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Name: Serena Unsworth
Email: serena.unsworth@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01929552265
Full contact details for Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Nature adventure day
at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Friday 16 April 2021

For children aged 7 to 11 years


Join us on an adventure walk through the woods collecting natural treasures along the way.

Have fun building a shelter, then get creative producing environmental art.

Nature adventure day information for parents and carers


Nature adventure day information:

  • activity day runs from 10am to 2.30pm
  • children bring their own lunch, snacks and a refillable water bottle
  • there will be small groups of no more than 6 children
  • there will be one tutor to 3 children
  • all our staff are trained in first aid
  • all our activities are fully risk-assessed
  • our site is suitable for visitors in wheelchairs and also has an accessible toilet

Book on the nature adventure day


The nature adventure day costs £6 per participant.

Get in touch if you have difficulty paying as we want all families to get the chance to take part.

We can only give you a refund if you cancel more than one week before the activity day, or if we have to cancel the activity.

Contact Serena Unsworth to book your place:

Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Name: Serena Unsworth
Email: serena.unsworth@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01929552265
Full contact details for Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Watersports adventure day
at Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre (WOEC)

Friday 16 April 2021

For children and young people aged 12 to 17 years


Take in the beautiful surroundings of the Jurassic Coast in our fun-filled activity day.

Next take to the sea in a variety of paddlesport activities then head back to the education centre for even more challenges and games!

Watersports adventure day information for parents and carers

  • activity is from 10am until 2.30pm
  • we provide your wetsuit but you'll need to bring your swimming costume or trunks and prepare to get wet!
  • make sure you bring a change of warm, dry clothing
  • your own packed lunch, snacks and a refillable water bottle
  • groups will be small
  • our staff are all first aid trained and we risk assess all our activities

Book on the watersports adventure day


This watersports adventure activity costs £6 per participant.

Get in touch if you have difficulty paying as we want all families to get the chance to take part.

We can only give you a refund if you cancel more than one week before the activity day, or if we have to cancel the activity.

Contact Serena Unsworth to book your place:

Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Name: Serena Unsworth
Email: serena.unsworth@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01929552265
Full contact details for Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre


Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Name: Serena Unsworth
Email: serena.unsworth@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01929552265
Full contact details for Senior administrator at Carey Outdoor Education Centre

Find the centre


Carey Outdoor Education Centre
Carey Road
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 7PB

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