Summer activities for young people
All young people aged 11-18 are invited to the events detailed below.
Two events (Beach Day and Cinema Trip) are for the whole family.
For all activities taking place in August, please book your place at least seven days in advance by contacting 07763701490 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Places are limited so don’t delay in signing up!
(Only the Youth Hike and Inflatable Disco do not need advance booking.)
Youth hike - 27 July - no cost
Meet at Castlehold at 11.30am. Bring your own packed lunch and drink. Walk to Carisbrooke Castle for lunch and return via Carisbrooke. Finish back at Castlehold at 2.30pm (approx).
Inflatable disco - 30 July - £3
At Castlehold from 7-9pm. Party in the church with music, lights and a large bouncy castle. Snacks and first drink included.
Snacks and Ladders - 04 August -£2
2-4pm at the Snacks and Ladders Café (Upper St.James Street, Newport). A drink and choice of board game included.
Family beach day - 07 August - no cost
11am-4pm at Yarmouth (weather permitting). Meet on the beach (sandy section right next to the marina, relatively sheltered and with marked space for safe swimming). Parking available either in the large Yarmouth carpark or at Fort Victoria (free). Bring your own picnic and drinks.
Headhunters - 10 August - £4
Meet at 12.45pm at Headhunters (62 Fairlee Rd, Newport PO30 2EJ, just past Robin Hill). Or, for those without transport and for early bookers, take the 15-seat minibus which leaves Castlehold at 12.30pm and returns by 3.30pm (cost £2). Depending on numbers, there may be space for some parents to join the fun.
Spikeball tournament - 13 August - no cost
From 10am until lunchtime at Seaclose Park, Newport. Open to all. No worries if you haven’t played before - many will be playing for the first time. Be sure to bring your own drinks – there’s a fair bit of moving about!
Minigolf - 16 August - £5
Meet at Jurassic Bay Adventure Golf course on Shanklin seafront at 1pm. Or, for those without transport and for early bookers, take the 15-seat minibus which leaves Castlehold at 12.30pm and returns by 3.30pm (cost £2).
Family cinema trip - 21 August - 1/2 price tickets
From 2-4pm at Newport Cineworld (exact timings and movie TBC nearer the date). Half of the cost of the tickets will be covered by Castlehold.
Campfire worship night - 28 August - no cost
7-9pm. Details TBC nearer the date.