Half term fun club for youngsters hosted by disability charity

Youngsters will be taking part in ten pin bowling
Youngsters will be taking part in ten pin bowling
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Disability charity the Papworth Trust has announced details of its holiday club for young people with additional needs in Kettering and Wellingborough during the February half term.

Called Fun United, the club will give young people aged 11 years and over the opportunity to make new friends and have fun.

On Tuesday, February 18 between 10.30am and 2.30pm, the group will test their bowling skills at New York Thunderbowl in Kettering, with transport available from Wellingborough. Lunch will be provided.

The following day from 10am to 3pm, the youngsters will try out arts and crafts before enjoying a disco at the Swanspool Pavilion in Wellingborough. Transport will be provided from Kettering. Attendees are asked to bring a packed lunch.

Alison Merrilees, transitions business manager at the Papworth Trust, said: “Our youth clubs and holiday clubs provide somewhere for teenagers to get together and enjoy bowling, cooking and games.

“They are a great opportunity for young people with additional needs to make new friends and have fun in a relaxed environment.

“Many become more confident and learn new skills through their experiences with Fun United. Whether you have been to us before or are new to Papworth Trust, please come and join us this February half term and find out more about what we do.”

Papworth Trust also runs a youth club in Kettering and Wellingborough every Saturday for young people with additional needs aged 11 to 17. Activities include cooking, arts and crafts, Wii and games.

It costs £5 per day to attend Fun United. To find out more, please call Alison on 07792 204892 or email info@papworth.org.uk.

Further information on Papworth Trust’s youth clubs can be found by clicking here.