Here are some of the The MedwayGo Team who deliver a great range of activities for young people across Medway.
Medway Adult Education
Medway Adult Education run a Family Learning programme across Medway-offering a diverse range of subjects.
These are for families to enjoy and learn together, as the grown-up stays with their children through the sessions.
For Medway Go, they hold sessions at several primary schools running gardening, painting, printing, puppet-making, yoga, gardening and more.
Partner website: www.medwayadulteducation.co.uk
Anchorians Football Club
Anchorians Football Club is a FA 3* accredited club, which is the highest rating on the FA’s accreditation scheme. This allows the club to deliver planned sessions in a controlled and safe environment, utilising the latest facilities at Watling Park Football Centre, that will enhance the players experience, creating fun and enjoyable sessions, allowing the participants to express themselves, create new friends and develop their skill sets both on and off the pitch.
The club provides fresh nutritious meals daily to each participant that attends the sessions.
Partner website: www.anchoriansfc.co.uk
Icon Theatre is an award-winning Medway-based theatre and participatory arts charity each year producing large-scale productions where professional theatre-makers collaborate with the Medway community, Theatre31 is Icon Theatre’s arts programme – by young people for young people. Theatre31 projects include youth theatres, workshops in schools, holiday programmes and performance projects.
Partner website: icontheatre.org.uk
Body Buddies are a team of superheroes who do their work around the body to keep you fit and healthy. These vital organs are crucial to the health and well-being of every child. We believe for every individual to understand and care for their own Body Buddies is the first and most important step to improve on the health and happiness of our children.
Partner website: www.bodybuddiesnutrition.com
Fuzion Active is a local sports and education organisation with many years of experience in delivering activities to children of all ages. With fun and energetic staff, the children they work with are looked after, cared for and given opportunities to try many different activities; and supported fully along the way. The Fuzion Active staff range from qualified teachers, sports coaches and experienced holiday club staff.
Partner website: www.fuzion-active.co.uk
Hoo Sport offers fun and exciting holiday clubs during each school holiday, providing multiple sporting opportunities and activities in a fun, safe environment and familiar setting. Our clubs look to get children playing sports, improving confidence, socially interacting, having fun whilst making new friends. Children will play a variety of activities including football, hockey, basketball, gymnastics, dodgeball, handball, archery, table tennis, kwik-cricket, swimming, trampolining, inflatables and many more.
Partner website: www.medway.gov.uk
Medway Sport is the sport and leisure service at Medway Council, responsible for delivering a wide range of sports participation and development activities within the community and at Medway’s sports centres.
The team has extensive experience delivering a wide range of activities for young people, including sporting activities for the Fit and Fed holiday hunger programme, and multi-sport Mini Youth Sports camps for 7–11-year-olds at Medway Park and Strood Sports Centres. We also support high-quality community sports clubs and organisations to widen the offer of sport and physical activity opportunities with the MedwayGo programme.
Partner website: www.medway.gov.uk/sport
Mid Kent College
Pavilion Events and Glassbox Theatre, at MidKent College offers a variety of activities for Medway Go within our facilities at Medway. From venue hire for local providers running programmes, to running our own provisions including film days, animal care, Esports and more we are proud to work with Medway Go.
Partner website: www.midkent.ac.uk
From their base at Frindsbury Lawn Tennis Club and satellite clubs at local schools, Jimmy’s
Tennis provide a comprehensive range of fun activities based around tennis, for children, families and those that need the extra help. Games based around wellbeing and mental health are also included within the activities. Well known within Medway for SEN and Disability support.
Partner website: www.jimmystennis.com
Little Yoga Warriors
Set in the beautiful Kent countryside, our activity is a calming and memorable experience joining Lower Bush Alpacas. We aim to create a relaxing and inviting environment where children feel at ease. Exploring yoga through imaginative play and adventure helping them build strength, balance and confidence, empowering young minds and giving them a sense of calm.
Partner website: www.littleyogawarriors.co.uk
Lower Bush Alpaca
We are a small, family-run alpaca experience business with a focus on health and well-being. We offer a variety of experiences to the general public including Meet the Alpacas and Walking with Alpacas. Alongside this, we offer a variety of experiences specifically designed to promote emotional well-being including yoga retreats with the alpacas. Our summer holiday offering combines a wonderful storytime yoga experience with the benefits of being
outdoors and spending time with alpacas. We offer a variety of other activities including crafting and an obstacle course so ensure there is something for everyone. We have a special interest in supporting those with additional needs.
Partner website: www.lowerbushalpacas.co.uk
We are a respite provision that provides care for young people with various special needs in the school holidays from primary aged children all way through to adulthood (25).
ROCC provides respite both with on-site activities at our hub and taking young people out into the wider community to enjoy many experiences. Our primary focus is supporting each individual ensuring that they are able to develop their self-esteem and have enjoyable experiences with peers and trusted adults. We endeavour to be a support to our families and go above and beyond in our care for each individual child.
Partner website: www.rivermead.org.uk
We enjoyed entertaining up to 60 children per day through the school holidays. Offering 2 1⁄2 hours of play in our multi-level play frame and role play area as well as craft and cooking activities. The children enjoyed a nutritious meal as part of their session.
Partner website: www.medwaybizz.co.uk
The Paramount Foundation provide an eclectic mix of enrichment activities for children designed to challenge their minds and build team relationships. Using a mixture of drama and music techniques as well as sports and physical activity games, The Paramount Foundation’s HAF sessions are dynamic and engaging.
Partner website: theparamountfoundation.org
Addressing holiday gap provision remains a key priority for StreetGames and the Fit and Fed programme aims to tackle three distinct challenges: holiday hunger, isolation, and inactivity.
We work with Locally Trusted Organisations to provide physical activity sessions and healthy meals to underserved young people across the UK. The programme also provides opportunities to deliver other social outcomes such as improving mental health, reducing social isolation, nutritious eating, and educational support.
Through delivering Fit and Fed during school holidays, we have also created pathways into year- round activity such as locally delivered Doorstep Sport. Our evidence tells us that sporting activity is a critical component of successfully engaging underserved young people and their families – it is the hook that leads to other interventions.
Partner website: www.streetgames.org
Riverside Country Park
Riverside Country Park holds events throughout the year. Through fun and creative sessions, our educational focus links them back to nature. Here children can benefit from not only spending time in the great outdoors, but getting hands on and developing their understanding and interest in nature.
Partner website: www.medway.gov.uk
Street Soccer Foundation
The Street Soccer Foundation is a sport-for-change charity which uses the global no.1 sport as a catalyst to improve the lives of vulnerable and homeless young people across the country. Our nationally acclaimed flagship programme, the Street Soccer Academy, is viewed as the no.1 football-led project tackling youth homelessness in England providing a learning and development opportunity for 18–25-year-olds.
We also run a Street Soccer Schools’ programme for Primary Schools, providing vulnerable and disengaged children a combination of Football Coaching for physical and mental health and wellbeing, with facilitated workshops on mindset coaching and mentoring support, targeting social, emotional, behaviour and resilience training.
Partner website: streetsoccerfoundation.org.uk
Strive PE and Sport run school holiday and after school clubs aimed at young people in year 1-6. These holiday activity camps offer packed sporting adventures that help children make new friends and improve sporting ability while having lots of fun! Activities are timetabled daily and run by qualified, DBS checked PE teachers and sports coaches.
Partner website: strivepeandsport.co.uk
Medway Youth Service
Medway Youth Service works with young people 8–19 years old (25 for young people with additional needs) offering somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to in their leisure time. It delivers a range of social, sports, creative and fun activities, supporting young people to learn new skills and socialise in a safe, positive way.
Partner website: www.medway.gov.uk/youth
Our Holiday Clubs are where Computing, Activities and Healthy Eating all meet!
During our course we look at all areas of Digital Skills, not just Coding! This includes Stop Motion Animation, Minecraft Challenges, Game building, 3D Design and much more. Of course, children can’t be online for more than an hour at a time which is why our club also include activities and crafts. We have a sports coach that brings our offline games together and crafting challenges to ensure the week is well-rounded and fun for children of all ages and interests.
We will also show children how to make a food based computer game for them to bring home and challenge people!
Partner website: jamcoding.co.uk
Great Leaps provides outdoor activities that the whole family can get stuck in with. We are able to offer activities designed to teach you new skills about surviving in the outdoors, cooking, making things, using tools all while have a huge amount of fun under our parachute in the woods.
Come and join us for your next holiday adventure.
Partner website: www.greatleaps.co.uk
Challenger Troop’s award-winning team has been working with a variety of young people for over 17 years, delivering programmes across Kent and Sussex to develop the personal and life skills of the participants.
The programme consists of a variety of team building and adventurous activities designed to raise self-esteem, build resilience and to be fun for all.
Partner website: www.challengertroop.org
Our multi-sports club consist of lots of sporting activities such as football, basketball, dodgeball, gymnastics, rounders, bench ball, tennis and so many more! We will be running competitions for children to get involved with and the chance to win lots of prizes!
Not only are we running our multi sports club, but we are delighted to be offering Forest School for all children to join every Wednesday and Thursday which is run by 2 qualified leaders.
Children will have lots of fun making new friends, keeping active, and developing new skill in different sports.
Partner website: www.mfse.org.uk
SENDTIVATE is set up to provide unique inclusive support to children with SEND. Their programme consists of activities tailored to disabled children’s needs including art and craft sessions and multisport. Support will be provided on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis depending on level of need.
Partner website: sendtivate.co.uk
Elite Pathways in Sport and Training
Elite pathways are a sports and education organisation with years of experience working with children and young people. Their HAF programme consists of multi sports and physical including dodgeball, football, and many other fantastic activities!
Partner website: www.elitepathways.co.uk
Raising youth are a charity that works with children, young people and families. Their programme consists of activity sessions designed to support your child’s development, including physical Activity such as dance, team games and outdoor activities, art and craft, role play and messy/sensory activities. All children will receive a hot meal at lunchtime.
London Gospel Music Company
London Gospel Music Company are a music and dance organisation working with children and young people. Their programme consists of learning instruments, song writing, dance and much more! Join us for an extraordinary holiday club project that combines the magic of musicals with meaningful themes of identity, confidence, positive thinking, and caring for one another.
Partner website: www.logomuco.com
St Francis is a vibrant multigenerational church in South Strood. Their haf programme provides a range of sports and enrichment activities, including sharing and preparing food.
Partner website: stfrancisstrood.org
Wham Theatre Schools
WHAM Theatre Schools is a brand new Performing Arts Network, offering affordable triple-threat Musical Theatre classes in Dance, Drama and Singing! Their ethos is to keep our young performers enthusiastic, happy and content within our unique training system. Their HAF programme consists of performing arts training with their amazingly talented tutors.
Partner website: www.whamtheatreschools.com
City Way Nursery
City Way Nursery and Pre-school are a family run nursery based in Rochester, Kent and is the longest running day nursery in the Medway area having been established in 1963. Their holiday club is jam packed with lots of different activities from baking to arts and crafts. With outdoor time in the garden daily and fun, welcoming staff, it will be a fantastic experience for your child.
Partner website: www.citywaynursery.co.uk