School Holiday Sessions for 8 to 11 year olds

We're excited to share our range of new half day adventures for those aged 8 between and 11!

2022 prices: £32:50 per person or £60 for 2 spaces

Our programme for ages 11+ can be found at www.mount-batten-centre.com/young-people/school-holiday-secondary-school-ages/

Bellboat Half Day Adventure

A half day of fun on the water in an amazing Bellboat!
With a British Canoeing qualified helm on board, you'll work together on a voyage of exploration all the while completing games and challenges in one of these giant twin-hulled open canoes. For ages 8 -11 years old. Must be able to put on and remove a wetsuit unaided.

Morning session dates 0900 - 1200: 10th and 24th August

Afternoon session dates 1300 - 1600: 16th and 30th August, 26th October

 

Archery & Orienteering Half Day Adventure

Try your hand at two different activities with our Archery & Orienteering half day adventure!

• Soft Archery - Have a "shot" at Soft Archery and find out if you are a modern day Robin Hood!
• Orienteering - Learn to navigate at speed, then race to the right places to find the answers to your clues.

For ages 8 to 11 years old.

Afternoon session dates 1300 - 1600: 27th October

 

Climbing & Seashore Explore Half Day Adventure

A half day of fun and exploration!
A chance to try out your skills on our Boathouse Climbing Wall and to explore the rocky shore of Batten Bay learning about the creatures that make it their home. For ages 8 to 11 years old.

Morning session dates 0900 - 1200: 11th and 25th August, 24th October

Afternoon session dates 1300 - 1600: 17th and 31st August, 28th October

Ladder Climb,Abseil and Tower Visit Half Day Adventure

  • Ladder Climb - Have you got what it takes to complete the ladder challenge?
  • Abseil - Climb over the edge of the building, dangle from your rope in space, then take control and lower yourself back to the ground
  • Come on a visit to the historic Mount Batten Tower.For Ages 8-11

Morning session dates 0900 - 1200: 12th and 26th August, 25th October

Afternoon session dates 1300 - 1600: 15th and 29th August 

Orienteering and Inflatable Rafts

  • Orienteering - Learn to navigate at speed, then race to the right places to find the answers to your clues.
  • Inflatable Rafts - Take to the water with our inflatable rafts and see what challenges our instructors have in store for you.

Age 8 - 11 years. Participants must be able to take on/off a wetsuit unassisted

Morning session dates 0900 - 1200: 8th and 22nd August

Afternoon session dates 1300 - 1600: 18th August, 1st September

Giant Paddleboard and Soft Archery

  • Giant Paddleboard - Fun and games with friends on an 8-person giant inflatable paddleboard
  • Soft Archery - find out if you could be a modern day Robin Hood

Age 8 - 11 years. Participants must be able to take on/off a wetsuit unassisted

Morning session dates 0900 - 1200: 9th and 23rd August

Afternoon session dates 1300 - 1600: 19th August, 2nd September

 

RYA Youth Sailing Stage 1 and 2

2022 course dates:

August dates: 8 - 12, 15 - 19, 22 - 26

29 August - 2 September

This 5-day course provides an accredited introduction to the fantastic sport of sailing in Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City.

No previous experience is required to join this course, in which you will learn the key parts of the boat, how to sail and even a gentle introduction to racing in Plymouth Sound!

Minimum age 8 years. Participants must be able to take on/off a wetsuit unassisted and be water confident

Courses do not include a packed lunch. All participants must bring their own packed lunch/drinks in secure containers. Course times are 09:00 - 16:30

RYA Youth Sailing Stage 3

2022 course dates

August dates: 1 - 5, 15 - 19, 22 - 26

29 August - 2 September

A 5-day course providing the next stage in the young sailors pathway to becoming an independent sailor! Upwind and down sailing, improved understanding of boat controls and of course an opportunity to explore by the sail the stunning waters of Plymouth!

Candidates must have completed the RYA Youth Sailing Stage 1 and 2 courses prior to joining the RYA Youth Sailing Stage 3 course.

Minimum age 8 years. Participants must be able to take on/off a wetsuit unassisted and be water confident

Courses do not include a packed lunch. All participants must bring their own packed lunch/drinks in secure containers. Course times are 09:00 - 16:30

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