Cumbria’s Holiday Activity and Food Programme 2022

June 30, 2022

Cumbria’s Holiday Activity and Food Programme 2022

Looking for fun activities to do this Summer holidays?

Then look no further than Cumbria's Holiday Activity and Food Programme! On the Cumbria County Council’s website, you can search a wide range of activities running during the school Summer holidays to find something right for your child.

All the activities are free for children who receive benefits-related Free School meals and other eligible children in particular circumstances, and they will also receive a lunchtime meal. In addition to this, some of the activities are open to all children, however there may be a cost. Please check the details of each activity to check the conditions.

Remember! Ensuring your child is physically active during the school holidays provides a range of physical, mental, and social benefits towards their overall wellbeing.

Here are some examples of the great activities your child can get involved in that are in your district (there’s lots more on the


Fun Swimming Sessions- Wigton Baths

Wigton Baths are inviting children aged 4-16 to attend their ‘Fun Swimming Sessions’ in July and August.

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Cumbria Cricket Ltd (Barrow Cricket Club)- Barrow-in-Furness

The Cumbria Cricket Ltd are offering a whole range of activities in July, August and September from 10am-2pm for those aged 5-11. These activities include cricket, football, and multi-skills.

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Non-Contact Boxing Sessions- Carlisle

Carlisle Villa Boxing Club are offering Non-Contact Boxing Sessions for those aged 5-16 in August. The times they will be running are from 10.30am-1.20pm.

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South Lakeland

Ulverston Canoe Club- South Lakes

Ulverston Canoe Club are offering canoeing and kayaking sessions in August for those aged 12-18. This includes games on the lake shore.

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Football Fun Factory (Main Camp & Mini Camp for Autistic children and their families)- Whitehaven

Football Fun Factory are running football camps for those aged 4-16 in July and August from 9am-3.30pm. Alongside their main camp, they will be offering mini camp experiences for children with Autism & their families.

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54 Degrees Sport- Penrith

54 Degrees Sport Holiday Camps are delivering sessions that offer a varied range of activities, ranging from team games, individual sports, and extra-curricular activities. These will take place in July and August for those aged 5-13.

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Visit to search for all available activities. Places are filling up quick, so book now to avoid disappointment. To book a place for your child, contact the provider director with the information provided on this link.

Let’s get our children physically active these Summer holidays!