Activities for young people

Things to do for young people over the summer.


Summer holiday activity camp

Essex Boys And Girls Clubs will be running an activity camp for 5 to 13 year olds in Uttlesford every day (Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm) of the summer holidays.

The programme will take place in three locations:

  • Monday and Tuesday at Newport Youth Club
  • Wednesday and Thursday at Thaxted Youth Club
  • Friday at Sampfords Youth Club

The day consist of a range of fun activities and lunch.

For more information, email Rebecca on

Book a place


Click and collect activity packs 

Saffron Walden Museum are bringing their usual holiday craft and learning activities to your home with a range of click and collect activity packs.  Each pack contains all the materials you need plus exciting stories from our collections and is just £5.

There are different packs available throughout the summer and each one has been carefully put together following current safety guidelines. 

Order your pack


What's going on - Zoom sessions

Zoom in - Essex Youth Service is running daily activities for young people using the Zoom video tool. Find out how to join.

The UK's at home by Essex Youth Service is open and offering online activities for young people aged 13-19 years, or up to 25 with additional needs (they'll also be doing some activities for younger people).

Each session will last approximately 30 minutes and you can apply  to join for as many sessions as you like.

Here's a list of what is happening this week.

How to join

To book your place, just email with:

  • Your full name and age
  • Which club/project you usually attend and/or which professional told you about our programme of activities
  • Name, date and time of the session/s you would like to join (you can find the list of this week's activities above)

Once you are booked on, you will receive an email and link to the session.