From The Factory Young People’s Centre, Longbridge:

The Factory Young People’s Centre is a modern, state of the art youth facility in the south of Birmingham. The centre offers young people a range of exciting and stimulating projects and activities that encourage personal and social growth and development.

The Factory Young People’s Centre are offering young people many exciting activities throughout the summer. We will be running informal drop-in sessions which regularly consist of activities such as pool, table tennis, board games, arts n’ craft, IT. . suite, games consoles, sports and the chance to chill n’ chat in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment. This booklet shows all the activities that are taking place at The Factory this summer.

The Summer Programme runs from Monday 25th July to Thursday 18th August. Please refer to our ‘Whats On Guide 2016’ for activities taking place outside these dates.

Any trips or off-site activities will require a completed consent form to be handed in before the trip. Anyone that does not have a consent form will not be able to take part in the trip or off site activities. Places for trips and off-site activities are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that young people must attend the stated number of sessions in order to attend these trips.

All staff at The Factory are DBS checked. The Factory Young People’s Centre is part of Birmingham Youth Service (Birmingham City Council).

Please contact a member of The Youth Team on 0121 464 8850 if you have any questions regarding The Factory Young People’s Centre or our Summer Activity Programme.

You can also find The Factory on Facebook and Twitter. The Factory Young People’s Centre, 5 Devon Way, Longbridge B31 2TS

(All activities subject to change)

Activities

Weekly

MONDAYS: 25th July – 15th August

  • Youth Employment Group Activities and support for young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). For more information on this group please call the Youth Team on 0121 464 8850, Ages 16-25.

TUESDAYS: 26th July –  16th August

  • Basketball Session 11am-1pm. Ages 16-25. Cost £1
  • Open Access Session – Creative Tuesdays Special focus on creative activities including arts, music and dance, plus sports and other activities. 2pm-5pm. Ages 11-16. Cost £1

WEDNESDAYS: 27th July – 17th August

  • Basketball Session 11am-1pm. Ages 16-25. Cost £1
  • Open Access Session – Healthy Wednesdays Special focus on health and fitness activities including sports and healthy cooking, plus other activities. 2pm-5pm. Ages 11-16. Cost £1

Thursdays

A different trip every week. MUST attend 1 session per week prior to trip. Times are approximate.

  • Client Hills Trip (28th July) Outdoor activities such as shelter building, camp fire building and cooking outdoors. 10am-4pm (approx). Ages 11-16. Cost £2
  • Weston Super Mare Trip (4th August) Beach and seaside based activity day. 8:30am-7pm (approx). Ages 11-13. Cost £5
  • Alton Towers Trip (11th August) 9am-7pm (approx). Ages 13-16. Cost £5

Final day & celebration

This summer’s programme closes on Thursday 18th August with a knife crime workshop followed by a summer celebration and BBQ!

  • Knife Crime Presentation and Workshop 1pm-2pm. Ages 11-16. Cost FREE (Plus 1 FREE BBQ Voucher)
  • BBQ and Summer Celebration 2pm-5pm. Ages 11-16. Cost £2 (includes 3 BBQ Vouchers)

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