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Youth Residential

Youth Residential 2018

Community Foundation took children on our annual four day residential holiday to Great Hucklow, Derbyshire during the Summer School holidays from Tuesday 24th July – Friday 27th July 2018. Contact the office to book a place. Limited spaces available.

Youth Residential 2016

Children from across Birmingham benefitted from a four days residential in the Peak District which took place from 29 March - 1 April 2016. 23 Children were selected from hundreds of applications we received to join us in our annual residential supported by SACH.

During the day children took part in outdoor pursuits including; Ice skating, climbing, abseiling, cross country walks, night walks and archery. In the evening after dinner children took part in workshops and role plays looking at Bullying, Peer pressure and drugs.

Narrow Boat Residential

Wed 31st August- Fri 2nd Sept: £10 (covers accommodation, food & Activities) Limited space, places will be offered on first come first serve basis.

We had a special discounted rate of £5 per child per week to take part in the scheme. Additional fee applies for days trips and residential. If you receive working tax credit, then we can reimburse all costs. You would have needed to bring in proof of working tax letter and child’s birth certificate.

Youth Residential 2014

Community Foundation took 17 young people this year on the five days Youth Residential to the Peak District during the October half term holiday. The residential supported by SACH allowed boys and girls from Birmingham to try out and take part in range of activities, including Ice skating, dry slope skiing, canoeing, cross country walk, bird watching, shooting, archery and climbing.  Children also took part in educational workshops during the evening. The week was a great opportunity for children for inner city areas to have a holiday in the countryside enjoying fun activities and exploring the British Countryside.

Youth Residential 2013

Narrow Boat Youth Residential

Community Foundation took a group of young people from Birmingham and Sandwell for a 3 day residential on a narrow boat from Wed 31 Aug - 2 Sept. The group took on the 21 locks route through Staffordshire. All participants enjoyed the opportunity to learn about the rich history of the canals, open and close locks and also steer the boat through the winding canals.


Willing to participate




  • Children enjoy outdoor activities like ice skating, climbing, and canoeing, fostering a sense of adventure.

  • Engage in educational workshops and recreational activities, enhancing various skills and knowledge.

  • Residential programs offer opportunities for young people to form friendships, create positive memories, and explore the British countryside.

  • Improve emoional and social capabilities, motivation, self-esteem, and understanding of different perspectives.

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