Finding something fun for the kids to do over the school holidays is sometimes vital to the sanity of everyone in the household. Here are a few options in the area.
During The Year:
Malvern Outdoor Elements - Has existed on its secluded site since 1914, on Old Hollow in West Malvern (Situated next to the West Malvern Playing Fields). Activities include: Ridge Walking; Beacon Walking; Night Walking; Abseiling; Grass Sledging; Archery and much, much more!
Young Malvern - 2015 dates to be confirmed. Ages 8 - 13 a multitude of activities to choose from. Each child picks 4 activities and do these every day for a week. The cost in 2013 was £175 per week, with a £25 discount available for bookings of two weeks. Each day runs from 9.30am to 4.15pm, with a late-stay option available until 5.30pm.
Malvern Hills Kidz Club - 2015 dates to be confirmed. Ages 3 - 11 at the Downs School in Colwall. Indoor and outdoor activities based at the school, with organised trips and outings. The cost in 2013 was £25.00 for 8.00am - 6.00pm, £20.00 for 9.00am - 3.00pm and £16.00 from 8.00am - 1.00pm.
Brambles Living Farm Summer Club - Historically only for disabled or disadvantaged children, Brambles Farm on Castlemorton Common have just started offering daily care classes for children of all ages over the summer holidays. Outdoor and inside activities start with feeding all the animals, spreading clean bedding, and egg collecting. The second part of each day is usually spent as quiet time grooming, cuddling and playing with babies like piglets and chicks and rabbits.The cost is £25 per day or £100 for a week. Discount for siblings booked at the same time. Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm. Please ring or email to book places.
Malvern Outdoor Elements - Malvern Outdoor Elements offers a range of holiday clubs and activity courses suitable for 8-10 and 11-15 year olds. Activities are weather dependent, but could include high ropes, poles, bush craft, archery, climbing and loads more! Holiday clubs are held throughout all school holidays and run from 9.30am-4.00pm. All holiday clubs MUST be booked in advance. There is also free pick-up service in their mini-buses from Worcester Library (8:20AM pick up, 5:30PM drop off). £30 per child per day.
Super Camps at Malvern St James, Great Malvern - Day camp for 4-16 year olds.