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Posted Wednesday, October 24th 2018

Don’t miss out this half-term

Want to keep active during the school holidays whilst improving your football ability? If so, sign up to Bristol City Community Trust’s football camps.

The Community Trust will be delivering its popular holiday football camps at South Bristol Sports Centre throughout October half-term.

In partnership with StreetGames and FIVES Soccer Centre, the club’s official charity will host a week-long camp from October 29th - November 2nd, delivering an action-packed programme of football, with the emphasis heavily placed on enjoyment.

The camps will run from 10am-2pm each day, and are designed to give children aged six-11 the opportunity to learn and practise a range of techniques, whilst socialising with other youngsters from across the city in a fun and safe environment.

EIGHT REASONS TO ATTEND THE TRUST'S CAMPS

  1. Meet new friends. The October holiday camp is a great place to meet others with similar interest to you from across the city
  2. Stay entertained during the holidays. The football camp will keep you entertained for the day with an action-packed programme of football
  3. Keep active. Engage in physical activity during the week, whilst having fun in a safe and supportive environment
  4. Positive feedback. The Trust have received brilliant feedback from parents that attended previous holiday camps, including: "My boys got on really well with the staff and coaches. The coaches made it a fun, positive experience."
  5. Brilliant facilities. South Bristol Sports Centre offers the youngsters the chance to play on a 3G surface
  6. Receive coaching from FA qualified coaches. All of the Trust's coaches are FA qualified
  7. Free tickets. Each child will receive two complimentary tickets for City's upcoming home fixture with Preston North End
  8. Have FUN. Our camps are fun and youngsters always leave with a smile on their face

Community Trust chief executive officer Dan White said: “Our camps are a fantastic way for children from across the city to meet other youngsters with similar interests to them.

“The holiday camps have really taken off over the last 18 months or so which is fantastic to see, and hopefully we can grow further in the near future to accommodate for more participants.

“The facilities available are superb, which adds to the experience. It is amazing to see so many local children keeping active during the school holidays, having fun in a safe, friendly and organised environment.

“We already have a number of youngsters booked on to our half-term camp which is hugely encouraging, it’s set to be another fantastic occasion. If you want to get involved, I encouraged you to register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.”

FA-qualified coaches, all of whom have a current DBS and have completed First Aid and Child Protection courses, will deliver the camps, ensuring the highest quality of coaching is experienced.

With the early bird offer sold out, the camps are now priced at £10 per day.

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