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Goodheart Summer Holiday Kids Club

Throughout the August 2022 Summer Holidays, we are offering children aged between 3 and 10 years the opportunity to visit our sanctuary and take part in a range of exciting activities! 

Join our Visitor & Education Manager Abby for a day exploring our site and meeting our friendly animals. Each week the activities will be changing so you can find one that suits your child’s interests or even attend multiple sessions if they like.

Price

£20 per child, per session (lunch not included). Parents or guardians may accompany free of charge. 

Week 1 - 4th & 5th August 2022

Thursday 4th August: 7 to 10 years
Friday 5th August: 3 to 6 years

10:00am – 10:30am: Welcome!
10:30am – 12:00pm: Scavenger hunt around the sanctuary and meet our animals on the way
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Make a butterfly feeder and play games
1:30pm – 2:30pm: Create enrichment items and give them to our friendly pigs
2:30pm: Pick up time

Outdoor education at Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary in Worcestershire
rescued pigs goodheart animal sanctuary

Week 2 - 8th & 9th August 2022

Monday 8th August – 7 to 10 years
Tuesday 9th August – 11 to 13 years

10:00am – 10.30am: Welcome!
10:30am – 12:00pm: Make your own pair of binoculars and identify native species around our sanctuary site.
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Have a go at making a Journey Stick and play games
1:30pm – 2:30pm: Create enrichment items and give them to our friendly pigs
2:30pm: Pick up time

Week 3 - 17th & 18th August 2022

Wednesday 17th August: 7 to 10 years
Thursday 18th August: 3 to 6 years

10:00am – 10.30am: Welcome!
10:30am – 12:00pm: Try your hand at being an Animal Care Assistant for our ponies. (Please note this is not suitable for any children that have a horse allergy, dust allergy or hay fever)
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Get creative by making some animal masks and paintings followed by games.
1:30pm – 2:30pm: Create enrichment items and give them to our friendly pigs
2:30pm: Pick up time

Kids animal experience at Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary in Worcestershire

Week 4 - 23rd & 24th August 2022

Tuesday 23rd August – 7 to 10 years
Wednesday 24th August – 3 to 6 years

10:00am – 10.30am: Welcome!
10:30am – 12:00pm: Try your hand at being an Animal Care Assistant for our pigs. (Please note this is not suitable for any children which have a pig allergy, dust allergy or hay fever).
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Get creative by making some animal masks and paintings followed by games.
1:30pm – 2:30pm: Create enrichment items and give them to our friendly chickens.
2:30pm: Pick-up time

Week 5 - 29th & 30th August 2022

Monday 29th August: 7 to 10 years
Thursday 30th August: 3 to 6 years

10:00am – 10.30am: Welcome!
10:30am – 12:00pm: Try your hand at being an Animal Care Assistant for our chickens. 
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Get creative by making a bird feeder followed by games.
1:30pm – 2:30pm: Create enrichment items and give them to our friendly rabbits.
2:30pm: Pick up time

Autumn half term animal activities

Important information

  • If you have two or more siblings or cousins of different ages who would like to be part of the same session, please email abby@goodheart.org.uk and she will be happy to help accommodate this.
  • Unfortunately, these sessions are not accessible for wheelchair users or those unsteady on their feet. We are working to improve the accessibility of our site for future visits.
  • Some of these activity days may not be suitable for those who have specific animal allergies, dust allergies or hay fever. Please email our Visitor & Education Manager at abby@goodheart.org.uk if you have any questions regarding this.
  • Please note that lunch is not included.
  • A minimum of two children need to be booked for a Holiday Club day to go ahead. A date may be rearranged if only one child is booked on, but we will endeavour to give two weeks’ notice if this is the case.
  • Some of the activities will be taking place outdoors so please dress appropriately for the weather. The activity day will only be cancelled in extreme conditions.
  • All sessions are run by our Visitor & Education Manager Abby who is DBS checked and First Aid Trained.

If you have any questions about our Goodheart Summer Holiday Kids Club, email abby@goodheart.org.uk

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