Summer Playscheme fun

Date: 17th June Location: Cumbria

WHAT a fabulous variety of trips and activities the Carlisle Mencap Summer Playscheme has lined up during the holidays!

From walking with the alpacas at Keswick to sailing on Windermere; the animal magic of Knowsley Safari Park to crazy golf - there is so much going on. Make sure you book by July 1 and please contact SIMON BARRETT or CALLIE MORRIS on 01228 674393 or by email at [email protected]

Thursday 25th July:

Drummuir Ice Cream Farm/ Mabie Forest In the morning we will visit the sensory gardens and after lunch we will take a walk through Mabey Forest before finishing up at the Ice cream farm for a tasty treat! Packed lunch required. 10am-3pm. £10. Meet at The Sands Centre

Wednesday 31th July

Alpacaly Ever After

Alpaca walk in Keswick including a paddle by the lake, feeding and grooming Over 12s

08.30- 15.00

£20.00

Meet at The Sands Centre

Tuesday

6Th August

Carlisle

Lunch and a movie with friends

TBC

£15.00

Meet at Carlisle Railway Station

 

Friday 9th August

 

Ullswater visit  and BBQ

 

Come and explore the Cumbrian outdoors!

We’ll go for a paddle in the lake , see who can skim stones and finish off with a BBQ

Snacks and drink required

 

10am-3pm

 

£10.00

Meet at The Sands Centre

Wednesday 13th August

Blackwell Sailing Windemere

This is an active session of sailing where you will be expected to control the yacht with help yourself

08.30- 16.30

£10.00

Meet at The Sands Centre

 

Thursday 15th August

The Grace Little Centre

Water play and BBQ

(increased support)

Enjoy the sunshine and take part in some sensory water play, after all that hard work why not feast on a burger or two at the BBQ

 

10am-3pm

£10.00

Pick up and Drop off at GLC

 

Tuesday 20th August

Newtown School

Sports Day…With a twist!!!

Join us for a sports day made up of very tiny games… there promises to be something for everyone.(packed lunch required)

 

 

10am-3pm

£10.00

Pick up and Drop off at Newtown School

 

Wednesday 21st August

 

Knowsley Safari Park

(all ages)

Adventure Calls!!!

Come along on our safari trip and meet Tigers, Sea Lions and even Meerkats..

Packed lunch required

 

9am-6pm

£20.00

Meet the coach at Devonshire walk car park

 

Thursday 22nd August

 

The Grace Little Centre

Slime Festival

Today we will spend the day experimenting, join us and make your own slime to take home, what colour will your slime be?

Packed lunch required

 

10am-3pm

 

£10

Pick up and Drop off at GLC

 

Wednesday 28th August

Mr Mulligan’s Crazy Golf & the Hancock museum

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Who fancy’s themselves as the next Tiger Woods?

A morning of space golf & a hot lunch option

An afternoon of natural history and ancient civilisation travel by train.

Time TBC

Approx 9am-5pm

Meet at Carlisle Railway Station

£20

 

Tuesday 13th August

 

Wide Game and Gorge Walking

Rock UK

(12-19’s)

 

Which side will you be on?

Help your team defend their flag and plot to defeat the enemy! In the afternoon we will be Gorge Walking, are you brave enough to walk behind the waterfalls and float down the rapids?

Packed lunch required, please bring waterproofs/change of clothing, appropriate footwear required

 

10am-4pm

 

Meet at The Sands Centre

£15.00

 

Thursday 15th August

The Grace Little Centre

Water play and BBQ

(increased support)

 

Enjoy the sunshine and take part in some sensory water play, after all that hard work why not feast on a burger or two at the BBQ

 

10am-3pm

£10.00

Pick up and Drop off at GLC

 

Friday 16th August

 

Crummock water and BBQ

(Independent)

Come and explore the Cumbrian outdoors!

We’ll go for a paddle in the lake , see who can skim stones and finish off with a BBQ

Snacks and drink required

 

10am-3pm

 

£10.00

Meet at The Sands Centre

 

Tuesday 20th August

Newtown School

Sports Day…With a twist!!!

Join us for a sports day made up of very tiny games… there promises to be something for everyone.(packed lunch required)

 

 

10am-3pm

£10.00

Pick up and Drop off at Newtown School

 

Wednesday 21st August

 

Knowsley Safari Park

(all ages)

Adventure Calls!!!

Come along on our safari trip and meet Tigers, Sea Lions and even Meerkats. We’ll be exploring the woodland wild trail and checking out Mizzy lake.

Packed lunch required

 

9am-6pm

 

£15.00

Meet the coach at Devonshire walk car park

 

Thursday 22nd August

 

The Grace Little Centre

Slime Festival

Today we will spend the day experimenting, join us and make your own slime to take home, what colour will your slime be?

Packed lunch required

 

10am-3pm

 

£10

Pick up and Drop off at GLC

 

Tuesday 27th August

 

Keswick

(outdoor based activities)

Do you think you could be the next Bear Grylls? (we’ll help you along of course) If you want to learn how to survive in the wild, find creepy crawlies and toast a few marshmallows then this one’s for you! (packed lunch required)

 

10am-3pm

 

Meet at The Sands Centre

£10

 

Wednesday 28th August

Mr Mulligan’s Crazy Golf & the Hancock museum

Who fancy’s themselves as the next Tiger Woods?

A morning of space golf & a hot lunch included (optional)

An afternoon of natural history and ancient civilisation

 

9am-5pm

Meet at The Sands Centre

£20

 

Thursday 29th August

 

Drummuir Ice Cream Farm Mabie Forest

8-14’s

 

In the morning we will visit the sensory gardens and after lunch we will take a walk through Mabey Forest before finishing up at the Ice cream farm for a tasty treat!

Packed lunch required

 

10am-3pm

 

£10

Meet at The Sands Centre

 

Friday 30th

August

 

Dino Land

Dumfries

(all ages)

 

Step back in time and join us on the hunt for dinosaurs, uncover fossils, spot T-Rex and discover your inner explorer at the play area

Packed lunch required

 

 

 

10am-4pm

 

£10.00

Meet at The Sands Centre

 

Upcoming Events

Challenging Behaviour Workshops

Date: 12th September Location: Grace Little Centre CA6 4BZ

CARLISLE Mencap's Grace Little Centre will be the venue for three Challenging Behaviour Workshops in September and October, organised by The Challenging Behaviour Foundation. They are FREE. Click on headline for full details.

Barbecue fundraiser!

Date: 17th August Location: Grace Little Centre, Carlisle

COME and join us for our Sizzling Summer Barbecue at the Grace Little Centre in north Carlisle on Saturday, August 17!

Summer Playscheme fun

Date: 25th July Location: Cumbria

WHAT a fabulous variety of trips and activities the Carlisle Mencap Summer Playscheme has lined up during the holidays!

Get in touch

For further information please contact us:

Phone: 01228 674393
Email us: [email protected]

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