Caldecotte Short Breaks

Activities on land and water for youth group

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Inspiring young people

Location address: Milton Keynes, MK6 3AG
Chosen age group:

Ages: children 8 - 18 · adults 18 - 18 years

Available tickets:
4 to 18 years ticket Free
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Funded by Milton Keynes SEND Short Breaks
Universal holiday club with SEND support
What we'll do
Caldecotte Xperience has been awarded funding from Milton Keynes City Council to deliver sessions for Short Breaks, which are designated for families and carers of children and young people with disabilities and additional needs. To be eligible for for this Short Break activity, the child or young person must: be between 4 and 18 years and have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). Only participating children or young people from 4 to 18 years need to have a ticket. Parent or carers are required to stay with their child or young person and are not required to have a ticket. We look forward to welcoming children and young people to our Short Break programme at Caldecotte Xperience, where we provide a range of exciting outdoor activities. These include land-based, water-based and rope-based activities. We offer sessions with SEND support. Our timetable is as follows (subject to a change): Tuesday 2nd April, 9:30 - 11:00 ABSEILING 11:15 - 12:45 RAFTED CANOEING Wednesday 3rd April, 9:30 - 11:00 BUSHCRAFT 11:15 - 12:45 SAILING ACCESS Thursday 4th April, 9:30 - 11:00: CLIMBING 11:15 - 12:45 WHEELY BOAT Thursday 9th April, 9:30 - 11:00: CAVING 11:15 - 12:45 XL PADDLE BOARDING Thursday 12th April 9:30 - 11:00: ZORBING/ARCHERY 11:15 - 12:45 OPEN CANOEING
About your mentor
Inspiring young people
Who we are: Transformative Action4Youth is an ambitious, proactive charity focused on driving forward the crucial youth agenda to transform lives for the better. Every child should have the opportunity to be heard, to be safe and to succeed. Collaborative We believe change is most impactful when delivered in collaboration with other youth agencies and key partners. We build partnerships across sectors so that we can share resources and expertise to secure the best possible outcomes for young people and their communities in Buckinghamshire and beyond. Empowering We listen and engage with our young people to give them a voice in developing our work and agenda. Our Youth Board and groups have a fundamental role in ensuring our programmes meet the needs of young participants across a wide spectrum of differing backgrounds including young people from the most deprived areas of society, those with disabilities and additional needs, and those who need support and inspiration to reach their goals and surpass limitations.
Useful information
The Caldecotte Xperience Adventure Activities Course, sailing courses, HAF, and Short Breaks programmes are an amazing opportunity, for your children and young people to experience a whole range of outdoor adventurous activities. Sessions with SEND support Here you will find all the details for the week: Morning session starts at 9:30 and finishes at 11:00, Afternoon session starts at 11:15 and finishes at 12:45, Please arrive at least 15 minutes earlier for each chosen session Location: The Caldecotte Xperience, George Amy Centre, Simpsons, Milton Keynes, MK6 3AG There is a provisional programme for the week, activities may change due to weather conditions and staffing availability. Questions: if you have any questions please email or call the centre. 0300 003 0998
Learning aims
Aim 1
To overcome fear
Aim 3
To develop climbing skills and techniques
Aim 5
To learn sailing skills and techniques
Aim 2
To develop leadership skills through games
Aim 4
To learn to work in a team
Kit list and rules
What you need to bring: Waterproof jacket, a cap, an extra set of clothes, towel in case you get wet, shoes you can get wet or dirty, a long-sleeved top for caving or archery, trousers of tracksuit bottoms for caving that can get wet and dirty, suntan lotion, water bottle. Behavioral contract Caldecotte Xperience implements a traffic light behaviour management system which can be seen below. Through the programme we expect good levels of behaviour and a respect for other participants and instructors. Participants may be asked to leave immediately if it is judged a Level 3 category has been reached. The guardian will then be contacted to pick up the participant. Communication with the participant’s guardian will be made if Level 1 & 2 behaviours continue. A plan of action will then be agreed between the Head of Centre and the participant’s guardian. Please make all participants in your care aware of the stages before the start of the programme. Please contact me if you require any further information. Rich Wyatt Head of Centre. GREEN COLOR - 0 Safe Responsible Respectful choices YELLOW COLOR - 1 Acting angry Interrupting Showing frustration Negative words or actions Not cooperating ORANGE COLOR - 2 Physical aggression Disrespect Disobeying rules Inappropriate language Dishonesty Unsafe choices Continuous level 1 Behaviours RED COLOR - 3 Harassment Stealing Vandalism Weapons Threatening behaviour Violence Other disrespectful, irresponsible or unsafe behaviours Repeated level 2 behaviours
Pricing information
Ticket name4 to 18 years ticket
Where we'll be
366 Action4Youth Caldecotte Xperience, Simpson Road, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK6 3AG
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Safeguarding Training
First Aid Training
First Aid Kit
Smoke Detector

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Cancellation Policy
Free bookings do not require refunds but as places are limited, please cancel if you cannot attend so that your place can be offered to someone else.

My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.