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Youth Residential 2018

Community Foundation will be taking 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.






Narrow Boat Residential

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.

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

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UK Youth Achievement Awards

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Community Foundation in partnership with UK Youth will be running the FutureProof Youth Achievement Awards, starting from Thursday 12 November 2020. The sessions will take place online every Thursday from 6.30pm - 8pm via Zoom. The programme is ASDAN accredited and is open to young people aged 9 -25 years.

The programme will help you:

- Improve your emotional & social capabilities

- increase motivation & self-esteem

- increase understanding of different perspective

- improve your ability to form and express your views

- Increase your knowledge of how to get involved and make

positive changes in your community

To register just send us an email to info@thecommunityfoundation to let us know you are interested in the programme and we will send you the link.

Youth Summer Scheme 2017

Community Foundation will be running a summer scheme in Ladywood from 8 Aug – 30 August 2017 for children aged 8 – 16 years old. This scheme is part of our programme to involve local residents get active in their own area. Places are given on a first come first served basis, we're encouraging participants to join early to avoid disappointment. All activities are completely FREE of charge 😀

• Morning activities will take place from 10am – 12pm afternoon session will take place from 1pm – 4pm.
• Meeting point will be Bethel Apostolic Church of Excellence, Ladywood Rd, Birmingham B16 8SZ. If you have any questions, you can contact us on 0121 238 3282 or email:
• We are looking for adult volunteers to help in the scheme, please contact Kerisa if you are interested.

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.

Youth Summer Scheme 2016

Community Foundation is running a Summer Scheme

Mon - Fri 2:00pm-5:00pm from Tuesday 9th August 2016 – 2nd September 2016.

The summer scheme is open to boys aged from 7-11 and girls aged from 7-16 years.

Kids will take part in social, educational and recreational activities during the scheme. Activities include:
• Day trips
• Residential
• Skills & Talent workshops
• Indoor & outdoor sports fun games
• Cooking skills
• Nature Scavenger Hunts

Tuesday 30th August: Day trip to Blackpool Seaside £5 per person, parents can come too!

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

We have 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 will need to bring in proof of working tax letter and child’s birth certificate.

You can register your child at any time to take part and have fun, learn and get active!

We also have volunteering opportunity during the Summer Scheme. If you enjoy working with children or wish to learn a new skills, get in touch.

For more info contact Sonya Ahmed
T: 0121 238 3282

Girls Only Youth Club

Community Foundation is now running a youth club for girls only.


We have two sessions every Thursday and Friday. 

4.30pm - 5.30pm Girls aged 10 to 15 years old. 

5.30pm - 6.30pm Girls aged 16 years and over. 


All indoor activities are FREE!!


Come along have fun, learn and get active.


For more info contact Sonya Ahmed


T:0121 238 3282

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