The Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF) aims to bridge the gap and help reduce the stresses some families may be facing. Together the scheme aims to help children;

  • eat more healthily,
  • be more active, 
  • take part in engaging and enriching activities,
  • be safer and reduce social isolation.

What’s on offer?

Delicious food boxes, delivered on the 22nd or 23rd December, containing ingredients and a recipe book for a celebratory dinner and four hearty winter meals
*one per family or two for a large family of five+
Get free tokens for family activities, such as visiting the enchanting Puzzlewood, ice skating and much more.

Between the 20-23 December 2021 there will be a range of activity camps running across the Tewkesbury district. There will be multi-sport camps as well as arts and crafts such as designing Christmas stone moulds, bags and T-Shirts.

Families are entitled to book one food hamper plus a choice of either an activity camp, family token or activity pack.

Who is the programme for?

Children aged between 5 - 16 living in or attending a school in the Tewkesbury District.

The project is fully funded for all children. Including those who receive benefits-related free school meals and also those who don't but may have been impacted by the Covid Pandemic. 

If you are unsure if you are eligible for support please contact our team who will be happy to help. 

Email us at

Or give us a call on 01452 501008 ext 300.

How to get involved.

The vast majority of bookings can be made through the Tewkesbury District Booking site.

If you would like to book the Northway Infant School Christmas camp with Move More please click here.

To book the Goals Beyond Grass Accessible Sports Programme please visit the Goals Beyond Grass booking site. The programme includes activities such as table sports, boccia, Goalball and Powerchair. These inclusive activities help to break down barriers while providing fun physical activities  for 8-16 year olds. For more info email

If you would like any help or advice please feel free to contact us here at YG;

Further help.

There is a helpful booklet to guide and signpost you to access available food, activities and wellbeing during the school holidays - download it here.

Working Together:

This project is funded by the Department of Education and Gloucestershire County Council and delivered by Young Gloucestershire who will be working with a range of providers including:

  • Little Monsters Rugby
  • Infobuzz
  • Goals Beyond Grass
  • Move More
  • Red Banana Drama
  • WAM Youth