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Coronavirus: A Camden summer

PUBLIC INFORMATION PAGES FROM CAMDEN COUNCIL

23 July, 2020 — By Camden Council

PUBLIC INFORMATION PAGES FROM CAMDEN COUNCIL

Although the school holidays might look and feel different this year,

there is still lots to keep families entertained. Camden Council and local voluntary and community organisations have lined up a range of exciting activities for children and young people in Camden.

Here’s a taster of what’s on offer – check out the full guide on the

Camden Rise website at camdenrise.co.uk

  • Camden Summer University: Free courses for 13 to 19 year olds in arts, media, fashion, sport, business and life skills. Courses take place either online or in a face-to-face, socially distanced way. cmdn.co.uk 
  • Summer Reading Challenge: Four to 11 year olds can take part in this year’s challenge, which is all about silly stories. There’s lots of games, book suggestions and more, and you can read books for free online with the Council’s digital library. camden.gov.uk/summer-reading-challenge
  • Canoeing with the Pirate Castle: Children and young people aged eight and over can take part in a range of paddle sport and canalbased activities boosting physical and social skills. Activities are adapted to comply with social distancing and group size Government guidelines. thepiratecastle.org/holidayscheme

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