Summer School

Outdoor Activity Adventure Club for 6-7 and 8-14 year olds

Spend the holidays exploring the water and woodland with canoe trips and nature walks around the Rivington & Adlington area. Discover your adventurous side with exciting activities like Raft Building, Archery and Abseiling on site at the Anderton Centre.

Children will have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of activities suitable for their age and ability. Activities such as Bug Hunts, Low Ropes or Wild Den Building. This will focus on the environment and exploring nature whilst having fun, as well as introducing activities such as Archery, Canoeing and Tree Climbing, designed to encourage group working, fun and resilience.

Here at the Anderton Centre we are passionate about the outdoors and its benefit to young people. As a Charity we aim to introduce young people of all backgrounds to outdoor activities in a safe, exciting environment.  We are located off the M61, we are ideally placed for families living or working in Bolton, Chorley, Preston, Wigan and Blackburn.

Programs for 8-14 years with dedicated leaders

Selected dates now available for 6-7 years

Activities 9:30am – 4:30pm
Breakfast Club 8:30am – 9:30am includes breakfast (additional charge applies)
Late Pick Up supervision 4:30 pm – 5:30pm includes afternoon snack (additional charge applies)

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Q. Is there a minimum age to take part in the Adventure Club?
A. The minimum age for Adventure Club is 8 years old. We have now introduced a programme for 6-7 years on selected dates through August.
Q. Is there ID required to pick up a child?
A. If it’s a different person picking up the child, we will have to be verbally informed by the person dropping them off. ID will be required to match the name given with verbal agreement made when the child is dropped off. If this is not possible, they will need a password to pick up the child and will be confirmed by calling the contact number we have.
Q. How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
A. Please call 01257 484 220 or email
Q. What activities will my child take part in?
A. We will run a range of outdoor activities to suit the group and weather on each day. This may include high ropes activities like tree climb or crate stack. Water activities such as canoeing or raft building, a walk up to Rivington Pike or bush craft. We aim to vary programs throughout the week however we cannot guarantee a particular activity on any day.
Q. What’s the refund policy?
A. Cancellations may be made up to 2 weeks prior the activity day. No refunds will be made after this date.
Q. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
A. No. We will have your booking details on file.
Q. What should my child bring on the day?
A. A full kit list is available here

Easter 2019
15th April
16th April
17th April
18th April
May Half Term 2019
28th May
29th May
30th May
31st May
Summer 2019
6th August
7th August
8th August
9th August

20th August
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22nd August
23rd August

27th August
28th August
29th August
30th August

October Half Term 2019
29th October
30th October
31st October
1st November



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