Children & Young People

Residential Camps

Our residential camps offer the perfect home from home for what is often a child's first week away from home without parents.  Friendly staff, exciting programmes and the chance to make new friends all make for an awesome stay.Due to the current COVID guidance and uncertainty regarding overnight stays, we…

After School Club

Our breakfast and after school clubs provide children with the opportunity to mix, socialise and engage with other children, taking part in games and activities to further their physical, emotional, cognitive and creative development.  Becoming part of a welcoming and friendly club environment and interacting with excellent adult role models, they…

Birthday Parties

At the moment due to Covid-19, we are currently not offering birthday parties. Please keep checking our website and social media channels for further updates.  If you’re looking for action packed, exciting and memorable birthday parties, you’re in the right place! The YMCA can take care of all your child’s…

Youth Work

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]YMCA delivers a range of youth work programmes that help support young people in a variety of settings and circumstances, including the most vulnerable.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="8758" img_size="full" alignment="center" title="Andover"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A youth club for 10-14-year-olds runs every Tuesday 6pm to 8pm, offering a range of indoor and outdoor activities. The club runs on a drop-in…

Young Carers Festival

Every summer, YMCA Fairthorne Manor hosts the largest festival in the world for young people with a caring responsibility at home. Created in 2000 and run in partnership with The Children's Society, the weekend provides opportunities for young people to enjoy a break from their responsibilities, have fun, make new…

Young Carers Service - IOW

Covid-19 SupportDuring the current coronavirus pandemic, we are offering the following phone and email support for young carers and their families:A listening earActivity packs supporting emotional literacy and resilienceIdeas, suggestions and links for education, physical and mental wellbeingInformation and guidance to help young carers and families benefit from further services…

Housing

YMCA is the largest provider of safe, supported accommodation for young people in England.  Nationally we supply nearly 10,000 beds every night, ranging from emergency beds and student accommodation to longer-term supported living and move-on housing. In your community, we provide accommodation in two of the regions largest cities, providing a safe, secure…

Leader in Training

Our Leader In Training programme is perfect ideal for young people aged 15-16, who are looking to develop the skills and experience to be successful as they move into leadership roles at home, school, or the community. It uses Fairthorne Manor’s best loved activities to develop and inspire young people…