Families summer activities

Adoption UK Scotland Holiday Activities

Ages 8 to 12 years.

At Well O' Weary, Holyrood Park.

10am to 1pm - contact for dates.

Forest school sessions for our communuty for an inclusive outdoor play experience, allowing children to take part in loose parts play which will also support interaction and engagement. On the last day parents are invited to observe their children’s achievements and encourage peer support and interaction.

Contact

Simon Cawthorne
[email protected]
0131 202 3670
facebook.com/adoptionukscotland

Lifelong learning summer programme at Carrickvale Community Centre

Activities for young people ages 10 to 18 years who are hard to reach in the Saughton area.

12 July to 5 August.

Contact

Sas Martinez
[email protected]
0131 443 6971

Summer activities programme at Carrickvale Community Centre

Summer activities for young people and families delivered by Carrickvale management committee. A 4 week summer programme with trips and activities for young people.

Ages 5 years up.

9 July to 5 August.

Contact

Sas Martinez
[email protected]
0131 443 6971

Shakti Summer Camp by Shakti Women's Aid CYP Service

For young people currently attending the Shakti Women's Aid CYP Services.

Activities throughout the school holidays, taking place Monday to Friday. Times depend on activity.

Activities include

  • ferry ride
  • visit to Edinburgh Castle
  • M&D's theme park
  • Blair Drummond Safari Park
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Dynamic Earth
  • North Berwick beach
  • go karting
  • ice skating.

Contact

Aisha Malik
[email protected]
0131 475 2399
shaktiedinburgh.co.uk

Family cooking sessions by South West Lifelong Learning

Family activity for all ages.

Tuesdays from 20 July to 10 August from 12 midday to 2 pm.

Families, come and enjoy cooking together with tasty recipes for everyone. We will be cooking outside in family bubbles. Each family has their own table with hotplates to cook delicious meals together.

Takes place outside the Clovenstone Community Centre.

Contact

Soozin Rogers
[email protected]
0771 942 0422
facebook.com/cloviecentre1975/

Family summer activities by South West Lifelong Learning

Family activities for all ages.

All activities take place on Thursdays.

Takes place outside the Clovenstone Community Centre.

Activities

Art on

  • 22 July and 5 August 11:30am to 1:30pm
  • 29 July and 12 August 6pm to 8pm

Games evening on Thursday 5 August 6pm til 8pm

Treasure hunt on Thursday 22 July

Trip to Gorgie City Farm on 29 July 10:30am to 12:30pm

Trip to Lauriston Castle on 12 August 10:30am to 12:30pm

Contact

Soozin Rogers
[email protected]
0771 942 0422
facebook.com/cloviecentre1975/

FASD Hub Scotland summer activities

FASD Hub Scotland provides a tiered support service for all parents and carers of children and young people who have been affected - or may have been - by prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE).  This prenatal exposure to alcohol can lead to a condition called fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).  We will provide 3 facilitated group outings to Edinburgh Zoo for families across Edinburgh who access our Hub services.  Staff members will be present to greet families, provide them with lunches and travel expenses, and offer support during the visit, within Covid restrictions, ensuring any group meetings are managed with safe numbers. 

Venue

Edinburgh Zoo

Dates

9 July - 13 August 2021

Contact

Aliy Brown

[email protected]

0131 322 8500

Website adoptionuk.org//fasd-hub-scotland

The Speech Language Communication Company (SLCo)  Holiday Story Club

SLCo Holiday Club for Mighty Writers! SLCo’s fun weekly Story Club sessions encourage language and storytelling skills as well as providing indoor or outdoor free play, to build social contact and friendship.  

Venue

Currie Bowling Club, 283 Lanark Rd W, Currie, Edinburgh EH14 5NR 
- if allowed, Gilmerton Library, 13 Newtoft St, Gilmerton, Edinburgh EH17 8RG 

Date and times

19 July - 10 August 2021

10am - 12.30 pm

Contact

Arianna Patterson

[email protected] 

07580 02215

Website speech-language-communication-company.uk

SLCo Facebook page

SLCo Twitter page   

Moredun Library - Outdoor Bookbug

We provide 3 singing and rhymetime sessions a week for families with children under 5. These sessions support parent and child bonding as well as supporting wee ones language development. Due to restrictions we have adapted this activity to take place outdoors.

Venue

Moredun Library Garden

Date and times 

26 June - 30 August 2021

Tues 2.30pm, Thursday 10am and 11am

Contact

Susannah Leake

[email protected]

Contact number 0131 529 5652

Facebook and Instagram @MoredunLibrary